High Hopes – Dubosarsky, Ursula

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Title

High Hopes

Author

Dubosarsky, Ursula

Publisher

Penguin Books

Published Date

1990

Annotation

Twelve-year-old Julia arranges for her Argentinian father to have English lessons, but is dismayed when he falls in love with the teacher. This is a story of growing up, of difference and of resilience with a touch of humour.

Key Concepts

Family, Immigrants, Resilience

Audience

Upper primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141