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Zafir: Through My Eyes

Zafir: Through My Eyes (Paperback)

By Mason, Prue
Series edited by White, Lyn

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A gripping story of one child's experience of the civil war in Syria.

ISBN 9781743312544
Barcode 9781743312544
Published 25 February 2015 by Allen & Unwin
Format Paperback
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Series Through My Eyes (part: 6)
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ISBN-13 9781743312544
ISBN-10 1743312547
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 25 February 2015
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Mason, Prue
Series edited by White, Lyn
Series Through My Eyes (part: 6)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Australian
Number of Pages 216
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 200g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress History, War stories, Revolutions, Fiction, Political prisoners
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 553918

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Description of this Book

Zafir has a comfortable life in Homs, Syria, with his father and mother. But everything changes after the Day of Rage when his father is arrested for helping some of the protesters campaigning for revolution. Zafir stays with his grandmother while his mother goes to find her husband, but then his grandmothers house is bombed.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Educational Publishing Awards Australia - Secondary Student Resource (Junior) 2015 (Australia) -- Short-listed for Young Australians Best Book Awards - Fiction for Years 7-9 2016 (Australia)

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Author's Bio

After growing up in Australia, Prue Mason travelled Australia and the world as a flight attendant and sometimes co-pilot on a private aeroplane with her husband, a professional pilot. They lived in Canada for three years, then the Gulf region of the Middle East for twelve years where she worked for children's newspaper Young Times writing feature articles, short stories and a counselling column. As a CELTA trained teacher Prue also taught English as a foreign language to Arabic speakers. Her award-winning book Camel Rider and Destination Abudai are based on her experience of life in Dubai. Prue returned to Australia in 2001, but visits the Middle Eastern region regularly. She and her husband own a vintage aircraft and can often be seen at sunset flying around the Glass House Mountains near where they live. Lyn White has been a primary school teacher-librarian and EAL teacher for more than twenty years and recently completed postgraduate studies in Editing and Communications at the University of Melbourne. She is passionate about children's literature, committed to developing life-long reading habits in children and has great expertise in engaging students with quality texts and teachers with quality resources. Lyn is a part-time teacher at Blackburn English Language School, a pre-service supervisor with Deakin University and professional development/conference presenter for the Through My Eyes series.

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