Boy Overboard: the play 9780868198071

Boy Overboard: the play

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Author: Cornelius, Patricia

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A story of adventure, ball control and hope.

Jamal and Bibi have a dream. To lead Australia to soccer glory in the next World Cup. But first they must face landmines, pirates, storms and assassins. Can Jamal and his family survive their incredible journey and get to Australia

Adapted for the stage by Patricia Cornelius from Morris Gleitzman's best selling novel, Boy Overboard depicts a deeply human side of the 'asylum seeker' issue by following the journey of Jamal and Bibi from Afghanistan to Australia. Based on real life events, this is a moving play about young people overcoming the confusion of war, politics and the search for a safe haven.

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • Publication Date: 20/08/2007
  • Publisher: Currency Press
  • Subject: Plays
  • Audience: Secondary
  • Curriculum: Australian

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