When Michael Met Mina – Abdel-Fattah, Randa

<p>When Michael Met Mina</p>

Title

When Michael Met Mina

Author

Abdel-Fattah, Randa

Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Published Date

2016

Annotation

Mina fled Afghanistan with her mother and experienced a refugee camp, travel by boat and a detention centre. Meeting Michael at a secondary school, her values and his clash as Michael’s family forms a group to ‘stop the boats’ and defend Australian values. A politically charged novel designed to highlight bias and racism and delve into current political issues about border control, refugees and racism.

Key Concepts

Detention centres, History, Racism, Refugees, Relationships

Audience

Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

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