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YOU KNOW YOU RE READING A BRILLIANTLY HEARTBREAKING BOOK WHEN YOU RE SOBBING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT This is such a owerful book that needs to be read by EVERYONE for awareness of what s going on in refugee camps Trigger warnings this book follows the story of refugees in a detention centre soPTSD mistreatment by guards murder "HUNGER STRIKES SELF HARM AND A MULTITUDE OF OTHER "strikes self harm and a multitude of other This book was veeeeeeeeeeery slow to start for me The first50 75 ages was a serious struggle and it reminded me a lot of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas seeing as it was narrated from
THE PERSPECTIVE OF A TEN YEAR perspective of a ten year who had very little understanding of the broader situation going on around him But then without even realising it had happened I was COMPLETELY HOOKED and I sped through the rest of the book This is so beautifully told while also being absolutely horrifying to read Fraillon doesn t ull any unches about the way refugees are treated in Australian detention centres I loved the friendship that develops between Subhi and Jimmie I loved the storytelling elements I loved Subhi
#s friendship with #friendship with and the complexities of his relationship with Harvey And I love that by making Subhi and his family Rohingya Fraillon has made the story incredibly timely I teared up a bunch of times and I definitely didn t expect certain events that take lace in the course of the story to happen So I was hesitant through the first third or so but ended up having my heart torn out and Subhi is a refugee Born in an Australian ermanent detention center after his mother and sister fled the violence of a distant homeland Subhi has only ever known life behind the fences But his world is far bigger than that every night the magical Night Sea from his mother's stories brings him gifts the. .
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HOPEThis Book Was Devastating Andbook was devastating and and delightful all at once The story follows two very different young
children as they discover of the world through their friendship with each other From the moment I met Subhias they discover of the world through their friendship with each other From the moment I met Subhi young refugee born in an Australian detention centre I knew that his story would be heartbreaking And it definitely was If you want to learn about the refugee situation and how asylum seekers are being treated in Australian Detention Centres then this is a very informative book It outlines the disgusting and abhorrent conditions that these The Prisoner in the Castle: Maggie Hope Mystery Series, Book 8 people suffer through every day At the same time though through Jimmie a young girl living in a town near the detention centre Zana shows theotential of all Australian s to accept and welcome refugees into our society I think that it s extremely important that we all become aware of what Australia is NOT doing in regards to the refugee Saphyre Snow problem and the ways that we can try and change refugee treatmentOverall rating 455 stars This really was an excellent book This book is horrifying disturbing and alarming Yet it is also a story of hope and love I really liked that both Jimmie and Subhi are trying to find out who they are by rememberingeople and stories from their families and the ast I could not ut tbis down and read it whenever I had the chance As an adult reading this I think there is a responsibility we have to ensure Faraway whales sing to him and the birds tell their stories And as he grows his imagination threatens to burst beyond the limits of his containmentThe most vivid story of all however is the one that arrives one night in the form of Jimmie a scruffy impatient girl who appears on the other side of the
review ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ï Zana FraillonHat all eople are treated in an humane and compassionate way no matter how they come to our country and no mat Coming here is a bit like waking up from a nightmare and then finding out that you aren t awake at all The Bone Sparrow is a middle grade story about a young boy named Subhi who was born and lives in an immigration detention centre somewhere in Australia Although fictional details about the daily life and treatment of the immigrants are based on reality Because of all of this I wanted to read this and really wanted to like it too But I couldn t find myself getting invested in the writing For me I needed much depth of character and story detail There was great Happy Birthday, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle potential to especially explore the background of Subhi s friend Eli who was a sort ofrotector towards Subhi And I also would have loved to have read about his sister ueeny and what made her truly tick as she was such a feisty character The girl from outside the fence Jimmie was very sweet but again I felt her background story was lacking However I am aware that this is a middle grade book and I am well beyond the target age range of the story and will therefore award it an extra star as middle grade books tend to skirt around the type of character detail and background stories that I
Am Looking For Hadlooking for Had read this at 11 or 12 years old I am very sure that I would have enjoyed it and that it would have been a huge eye opener to me about the harsh realities of life as an immigrant three stars. Ire fence and brings with her a notebook written by the mother she lost Unable to read it herself she relies on Subhi to unravel her family's love songs and tragediesSubhi and Jimmie might both find comfort and maybe even freedom as their tales unfold But not until each has been braver than ever before.