Home and Away

By John Marsden & Matt Ottley

Book :
Home and Away
Author/Illustrator :
John Marsden & Matt Ottley
Publisher :
Lothian Books
Suitable :
Year 6 to Year 12

Home and Away is a compelling and confronting story of one Australian family as they suffer the hardships and terrors of war. Forced to flee Australia, they set out to find a new and safe home in a distant land. Students will respond to the message within this remarkable book that each of us wants and deserves a home. A powerful and thought-provoking workshop experience. 


Links to the Western Australian Curriculum: Literature (in particular Responding to Literature), Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, History, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding and Ethical Behaviour.