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The Bone Sparrow

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Year: 2016
By: Zana Fraillon
ISBN: 9781484781517

Subhi and her mother fled violence in their home country and now they are in permanent detention. Subhi has little life experience beyond the fence but she connects with her imagination and stories from her mother to remain hopeful.

The story, written for children aged 10-13, highlights the nature of Australian detention centres.

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