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Girl Underground (Paperback, New title)

By Gleitzman, Morris

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Bridget has made a friend at her posh new school, Menzies, the son of the Federal Minister for National Development. Then she finds out about Menzies' pen-friend, Jamal, who is in a detention centre. When appeals to the government and the Prime Minister fail to set Jamal free, Br... read full description below.

ISBN 9780143300465
Barcode 9780143300465
Published 7 June 2004 by Penguin
Format Paperback, New title
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ISBN-13 9780143300465
ISBN-10 0143300466
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 7 June 2004
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Gleitzman, Morris
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Australian
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 187g
Interest Age 9-12 years
Reading Age 9-12 years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code A823.30
Catalogue Code 10749

Description of this Book

Trying to fit in at a posh new school is really hard when your loving and lovable family also happen to be criminals. Bridget is succeeding pretty well and has even made a friend, Menzies, the son of the federal Minister for National Development. Then she finds out about Menzies' pen-friend, Jamal, a refugee kid from Afghanistan held in a detention centre. When daring appeals to the government and the prime minister himself fail to set Jamal and his sister free, Bridget and Menzies decide to take matters into their own hands...

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Author's Bio

Morris Gleitzman grew up in England and came to Australia when he was sixteen. After university he worked for ten years as a screenwriter. Then he had a wonderful experience. He wrote a novel for young people. Now, after 36 books, he's one of Australia's most popular children's authors. Visit Morris at his website- morrisgleitzman.com

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