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Author Mason, Prue, author

Title Camel rider / Prue Mason
Published Camberwell, Vic. : Puffin Books, 2004
©2004

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 W'PONDS CRC  JUNIOR FICTION Mas/Cri  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
 MELB CRC  JUNIOR FICTION Mas/Cri  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
 W'BOOL CRC  JUNIOR FICTION Mas/Cri  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description 171 pages ; 20 cm
regular print
Series Premier's Reading Challenge, 7-9
Premier's Reading Challenge, 7-9
Summary Adam and his family live in a compound with other foreign workers in the Middle East. He's got everything he wants, everything he needs, and there's a lot he takes for granted. Then war breaks out, and, in the confusion to escape, Adam runs away. He finds himself alone and friendless in the desert, Adam knows he's in real danger. But then he meets Walid, the camel rider. An extraordinary tale of adventure, survival and friendship
Analysis Middle East Fiction
War Fiction
Notes Winner, Children's book award, 2005 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards
Audience For upper primary/lower secondary aged children
Subject Australian fiction.
Australians -- Middle East -- Juvenile fiction.
Australians -- Persian Gulf Region -- Juvenile fiction.
Cultural relations -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Intercultural communication -- Fiction.
Intercultural communication -- Juvenile fiction.
Runaways -- Juvenile fiction
Survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Runaways -- Fiction.
Arabian Peninsula -- Juvenile fiction.
Middle East -- Juvenile fiction.
Middle East -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Action and adventure fiction.
Fiction.
ISBN 9780143300823 (paperback)
Other Titles Camel rider