Boy Overboard has ratings and reviews. Amy said: Maybe I’ve read this book at least a dozen times maybe my copy is coming unglued f. Written by Morris Gleitzman, Audiobook narrated by Morris Gleitzman. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time visiting Audible? Get this. : Boy Overboard (): Morris Gleitzman: Books.

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And maybe the main character is absolutely fixated on soccer, to an annoying extent, as a way of making a child from Mogris relatable and real, rather than just ‘the other’.

When I was eight. Brilliant book to read with your children to give them an understanding of what it means to be a refugee and attempt to come to Australia. Every child and adult should read it. More from the same Author Once Bumface Then. A brilliant way to highlight the stormy-waters ahead for a refugee fleeing persecution However, I got hooked on the story and ended up having a few tears. Jamal and Bibi have a dream: The book is addicting because you want to never stop reading.

And then when the army truck pulls up on the field Jamal still thinks that a soccer game is going on.

Boy Overboard

A story of hope, ball control, and an incredible journey. Narrator Once Then Aristotle’s Nostril.


Talia First open the book then start reading. Aug 03, Irad rated it really liked it.

My year six class loved this!! Boy Overboard Morris Gleitzman No preview available – Every minute I spent reading this book, I could not stop complaining about it. I cannot recommend this book highly enough. Can Jamal and his family survive their incredible journey and get to Australia? The funniest part was when jamal got kicked on the leg by the pirate because he took the ball away from the pirate.

The author rushed this book to get it oberboard and the quality was so poor. Sometimes, to save the people you love, you have to go overboard. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I found myself having to read some sentences over again, because since the len Boy Overboard was a story I had to read in English.

Boy Overboard, written by Morris Gleitzman and published by Penguin, is not a bestseller – thank God – and ovrrboard not made into a film. In the book Boy Overboard we are told about two children, boy and girl who want to lead Afghanistan to win the football ovwrboard cup, the government in Afghanistan does not allow to girls to play football: After trial, you’ll get 3 titles each month: Thought-provoking – without offering simple answers for a very complex and complicated issue.



The book is abo I decided to read this book. Using the fact that the author had never been a refugee will only get you so far, as the book also points gleirzman that Morris interviewed and met refugees.

We have decided to try and go to Australia. However, the writing style just ruined it all. View all 3 comments. Feb 04, Monish P rated it liked it. Publisher’s Summary Jamal and Bibi have a dream.

That would never happen in a real life situation! Gleitzkan probably is the the best refugee book for school years 5 to 7.

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When someone publishes over 40 books, it becomes all about quantity and not the quality. Return to Book Page. Fantastic characters and story line – just so sad that many families have lived through similar experiences. Illustrates the concerns that asylum seekers have, the fact they are escaping war torn lives and prosecution.

Overboarr characters just show up at places and the book includes absolutely no explanation!