Peppino – Martin, David

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Title

Peppino

Author

Martin, David

Illustrator

Mirabella, Guy

Publisher

Hutchinson of Australia

Published Date

1983

Annotation

Four-year-old Peppino leaves his Italian home with his family to join his uncles in Australia. He is afraid, bullied and torn between loyalties. He overcomes his problems with help from his family and his own persistence. Contained within this books are three stories about Peppino, including Peppino says Goodbye, Peppino Turns His Luck and Peppino in the Tobacco War.

Key Concepts

Family, Immigration, Racial conflict, Resilience

Audience

Upper primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

English, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1803, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1807