Rollercoasters River Boy -

Rollercoasters River Boy

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Grandpa is dying. He can barely move his hands anymore, but stubborn as ever, refuses to stay in hospital. He's determined to finish his last painting, 'River Boy', before he goes. A poignant story that explores the subject of grief and loss in an accessible and affecting way.Themes: grief, bereavement, testing physical limits, artistic challengeTeaching Focus:BLLanguage rich in metaphor and other rhetorical devicesBLStrong characterization and sensitive portrayal of relationshipsBLCreation of mood and setting through descriptive languageBLKey images woven through the narrative and plotRecommended for students in Years 8 and 9

Product code: 9780198326373

ISBN 9780198326373
Series Rollercoasters
No. Of Pages 152
Publisher Oxford University Press
Edition UK ed.
Traditional Chinese edition of Tim Bowler's Carnegie Medal-winning novel(1997), "River Boy." In Chinese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.