The Alien – De Fossard, Esta

<p>The Alien</p>

Title

The Alien

Author

De Fossard, Esta

Publisher

Thomas Nelson

Published Date

1977

Annotation

Teenager Nick Eliopolus came with his mother and father from Greece and settled in Richmond, Victoria.  He and his mother speak no English, and Nick arrives in the middle of the school term, making it hard to make friends and settle into his new country.  He finds himself involved in a dangerous mystery, which eventually enables him to be part of his new country, Australia.

Key Concepts

Family, Immigration, Race relations

Audience

Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

English, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1803, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1807, ACELA1550, ACELA1551, ACELT1663, ACELT1771, ACELT1634, ACELT1635, ACELA1563, ACELA1564, ACELA1565, ACELT1639, ACELT1640, ACELT1812, ACELT1642, ACELT1643, ACELT1644