Edited by Robert Swindells
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Ruby Tanya by Robert Swindells
Book DescriptionExplore narrative techniques through the hard-hitting issue of asylum. Asra, an asylum seeker, and Ruby Tanya, the daughter of a local man who is campaigning against the asylum seekers, are best friends. The girls' friendship is threatened when a bomb kills a teacher at their school, for which the asylum seekers are blamed. About to be deported, Asra goes on the run with the help of Ruby. In hiding they discover a plot which has terrifying consequences for the whole community. Age 13+ Ideal for looking at narrative technique, plot and suspense. Discussions on the hard-hitting issue of asylum and racism. Links to citizenship and PHSE. To automatically receive all the latest news on New Windmills, why not sign-up for our Heinemann Literature e-newsletter?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780435119997
(192mm x 130mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Publish Date: 22-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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