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y separately published work icon The Little Refugee single work   picture book   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 The Little Refugee
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Units Teaching this Work

Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon The Little Refugee Anh Do , Suzanne Do , Bruce Whatley (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2011 Z1800202 2011 single work picture book children's (taught in 4 units)

'Giant waves crashed down on our little boat. I was terrified but my mum hugged me tight and told me, "Everything will be okay. Don't worry, it will be okay." Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. It was a dangerous journey, with murderous pirates and terrifying storms, but they managed to survive. Life in suburban Australia was also hard for a small boy with no English and funny lunches. But there was a loving extended family, lots of friends, and always something to laugh about for Anh, his brother Khoa, and their sister Tram. And eventually for a young Anh, who tried hard to see the bright side of life no matter what the difficulty, there was triumph.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Literature for Children and Young Adults Deakin University 2014 (Trimester 1)
y separately published work icon The Little Refugee Anh Do , Suzanne Do , Bruce Whatley (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2011 Z1800202 2011 single work picture book children's (taught in 4 units)

'Giant waves crashed down on our little boat. I was terrified but my mum hugged me tight and told me, "Everything will be okay. Don't worry, it will be okay." Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. It was a dangerous journey, with murderous pirates and terrifying storms, but they managed to survive. Life in suburban Australia was also hard for a small boy with no English and funny lunches. But there was a loving extended family, lots of friends, and always something to laugh about for Anh, his brother Khoa, and their sister Tram. And eventually for a young Anh, who tried hard to see the bright side of life no matter what the difficulty, there was triumph.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Literature for Children and Adults Deakin University 2012 (Semester 1)
y separately published work icon The Little Refugee Anh Do , Suzanne Do , Bruce Whatley (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2011 Z1800202 2011 single work picture book children's (taught in 4 units)

'Giant waves crashed down on our little boat. I was terrified but my mum hugged me tight and told me, "Everything will be okay. Don't worry, it will be okay." Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. It was a dangerous journey, with murderous pirates and terrifying storms, but they managed to survive. Life in suburban Australia was also hard for a small boy with no English and funny lunches. But there was a loving extended family, lots of friends, and always something to laugh about for Anh, his brother Khoa, and their sister Tram. And eventually for a young Anh, who tried hard to see the bright side of life no matter what the difficulty, there was triumph.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Literature for Children and Young Adults Deakin University 2015 (Semester 1)
y separately published work icon The Little Refugee Anh Do , Suzanne Do , Bruce Whatley (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2011 Z1800202 2011 single work picture book children's (taught in 4 units)

'Giant waves crashed down on our little boat. I was terrified but my mum hugged me tight and told me, "Everything will be okay. Don't worry, it will be okay." Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. It was a dangerous journey, with murderous pirates and terrifying storms, but they managed to survive. Life in suburban Australia was also hard for a small boy with no English and funny lunches. But there was a loving extended family, lots of friends, and always something to laugh about for Anh, his brother Khoa, and their sister Tram. And eventually for a young Anh, who tried hard to see the bright side of life no matter what the difficulty, there was triumph.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Literature for Children and Young Adults Deakin University 2016 (Semester 1)
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