Ruby Tanya, Hardback Book

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:
  • Category: School editions of fiction texts
  • ISBN: 9780435119997

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