Meet Marly, our Australian girl, Series: Our Australian Girl – Pung,Alice

<p>Meet Marly, our Australian girl<br />
Series: Our Australian Girl </p>

Title

Meet Marly, our Australian girl Series: Our Australian Girl

Author

Pung,Alice

Illustrator

Masciullo, Lucia

Publisher

Penguin

Published Date

2015

Annotation

Marley is 10-years-old, a boat refugee from Saigon. The time is 1983 in Sunshine, Melbourne. Marly wants to fit in with Australian ways, but when her cousins come to stay, she suffers from being teased by her school friends. Marley struggles with doing the right thing or going along with her friends.

Key Concepts

Cross cultural relations, Family, Friendship, Refugees

Audience

Primary, Upper primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACHASSK111, ACHASSK112, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141