The Search – Von Leven, Elizabeth

<p>The Search</p>

Title

The Search

Author

Von Leven, Elizabeth

Illustrator

Lisle, Ron

Publisher

Lutheran Publishing House

Published Date

1990

Annotation

This adventure story features Hung Ly, a Vietnamese boy living on an Australian farm. He runs away to Melbourne to find his mother. Gemma, the farmer's daughter, decides to come along. Their friendship deepens as their quest reaches a dramatic end. By then Hung Ly has found himself involved in another important search. The novel is written to promote an understanding of the Christian message.

Key Concepts

Friendship, Hope, Loss, Refugees, Resilience

Audience

Upper primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

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