The First Third – Kostakis, Will

<p>The First Third</p>

Title

The First Third

Author

Kostakis, Will

Publisher

Penguin Books

Published Date

2013

Annotation

When seventeen-year-old Bill Tsiolkas’ Greek grandmother is hospitalised, she hands him her ‘bucket list’ of what she wishes to achieve before she dies. The list is challenging. This story is deeply moving, humorous and reveals the diversity of humans and their relationships. The author explores human understanding, family relationships, friendships and fitting into society.

Key Concepts

Cross cultural relations, Family, Friendship, Social life, Tolerance

Audience

Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

English, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1803, ACELT1807