New Boy – Earls, Nick

<p>New Boy</p>

Title

New Boy

Author

Earls, Nick

Publisher

Penguin Books Australia

Published Date

2015

Annotation

The author’s typical humour is present here, Herschelle, a young boy from Cape Town, South Africa is now in Australia where he finds the food very different and his English differs from Australian English. His own past is a problem along with racism and bullying in a new country.

Key Concepts

Cross cultural relations, Cultural traditions, Migrants, Racism

Audience

Upper primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACHASSK111, ACHASSK112, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1803, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1807, ACOKFH009, ACOKFH010