Soraya the Storyteller

Soraya the Storyteller

Soraya the Storyteller is a 10+ novel exploring refugees and stories. Shortlisted in SA Festival Awards 2006, Shortlisted in CBCA Awards 2005, Commended in Victorian Premier's Awards 2005. Published by Lothian (now an imprint of Hachette)2004


About Soraya the Storyteller

Title: Soraya the Storyteller Publisher: Lothian Books Age: 10 upwards Publication Date: May 2004 ISBN: 0 7344 0709 2 Cost: $14.95 Available: all bookshops, Amazon, see links

About Soraya the Storyteller

Afghanistan background notes

Once upon a time Afghanistan was called the orchard of the many fruit trees. Afghanistan and Afghans in Australia

Afghanistan background notes

Awards

Soraya the Storyteller has been shortlisted

Culture of Despair for Children in our Detention Centres by Tom Mann

Michael, an 11-year-old Iranian boy, arrived at Woomera detention centre at the end of April 2001. He was the best gift any teacher could have bright, keen-to-learn and tackling his assignments with studious care. He seemed a thoughtful lad and full of promise in our November compound classroom.

Letter from Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser

To End Detention of Children and Separation of Families in Australia

Letter from Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser

More resources on refugees

news articles, resources and useful contacts

More resources on refugees

One Book One Salisbury

Soraya the Storyteller chosen for One Book One Salisbury

Refugees Teacher notes

Refugees are people who have been forced to flee from their country because they are afraid of being persecuted or killed.

Refugees Teacher notes

Teacher notes for Soraya the Storyteller

I was first inspired to write Soraya when I heard about innocent children kept in detention centres in Australia.

Teacher notes for Soraya the Storyteller