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WHy do we have to study it in year seven when we were all reading it back in grade 4???? My intermediate friends showed me the book I then read the blurb at the back and I started gleitznan like what the book was about so I issued the book.

Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman – Penguin Books Australia

Jamal and his sister Bibi love playing soccer. Lists with This Book. There was very little emotion conveyed. Aug 07, Noah O’Keeffe rated it did not like gletzman. On page 12 of the book how does bibi describe her character? I read it in an hour. If the author wanted to be lazy, then they could of incorporated magic or mythology. All his other books have glejtzman shortlisted for or have won numerous children’s book prizes.

To lead Australia to soccer glory in the next World Cup. At one point in the story, the family just hop on a plane. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Boy Overboard was a story I had to read in English. When they are overboagd to leave their country by the Taliban, they make their way to Australia.

I read this as my Grade 7 boy had to read it for English so to help him with his assignment I thought the best way would be for me to read the book. It wasn’t my favorite book ever but it was quite a overoard book.

When the family is forced to flee their homeland, Jamal and his sister Bibi are separated from their parents and must continue the perilous journey alone with other refugees on a leaking boat.

Dec mogris, Lauren rated it did not like it.

Boy Overboard – Morris Gleitzman – Google Books

This was a great story for my class novel read. The characters just show up at places and the book includes absolutely no explanation! The boy was talking about going to Australia and playing soccer for the national team. They’ll have to beat some really good teams, plus landmines, pirates, storms, and assassins. Mar 30, Farhan rated it it was amazing. The book is about a boy in Afghanistan who lives in a city that is ruled by these people with really strict laws. Year after year I have morrs the impact it has on the life of children that read it and the way their point of view about refugees and moorris seekers changes.

Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman. Jamal and Bibi have a dream: However I do not agree this should be a Grade 7 text and that children should be lead to believe that the Australian Government has no heart because of the stance it has taken with illegal immigrants.


Boy Overboard

Jamal is too adult-like I absolutely despise how Jamal is a kid stereotype and then becomes and adult! If you want to be part of or start a political debate then this is a book for you.

He was born in England in and emigrated to Australia in so he could escape from school and become a Very Famous Writer. I honestly thought it was extremely boring. Inaccuracy The book includes a notice at the start, pointing out that Morris had never been a refugee and that the facts might be a bit inaccurate. There are gleitzan discussion topics on this book yet. To lead Australia to football glory in the next World Cup. So I read it. Told from the perspective of a young boy, this story gave my children a great insight into the plight of refugees and asylum seekers.

They desperately try to make their way to Australia, as many other refugees, with little money and at the mercy of ruthless human traffickers.