Ruby Tanya Hardback
Edited by Robert Swindells
Part of the New Windmills KS3 series
Explore 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.
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- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
- Publication Date: 01/02/2005
- Category: School editions of fiction texts
- ISBN: 9780435119997
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