No Gun for Asmir, Series: Asmir, book 1 – Mattingley, Christobel

<p>No Gun for Asmir<br />
Series: Asmir, book 1</p>

Title

No Gun for Asmir Series: Asmir, book 1

Author

Mattingley, Christobel

Illustrator

Honey, Elizabeth

Publisher

Puffin

Published Date

1993

Annotation

The horrors of the Bosnian conflict are seen through the eyes of young Asmir who flees with his mother, baby brother, aunt, uncle and grandmother to Austria. What will happen to his father is uncertain, leaving the reader with an understanding of war’s traumas. Authentic maps and portraits provide historical detail.

Key Concepts

Family, History, Racial conflict, Refugees, War

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, ACHASSK186, ACHASSK188, ACHASSK189, ACHASSK190, ACHASSK191, ACHASSK192, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1807, ACOKFH009, ACOKFH010, ACHGK049, ACHGK052, ACHGK054, ACHGK058