Girl Underground

Genre: Young Adult

Girl Underground

Performed by:
Mary-Anne Fahey

Trying to fit in at a posh new school is really hard when your loving and lovable family also happen to be criminals. Bridget is succeeding pretty well and has even made a friend, Menzies, the son of the federal Minister for National Development. Then she finds out about Menzies' penfriend, Jamal, a refugee kid from Afghanistan held in a detention centre. When daring appeals to the government and the prime minister himself fail to set Jamal and his sister free, Bridget and Menzies decide to take matters into their own hands.Sometimes the only way to make things happen is to do them yourself. A story of friendship, courage, and Iraqi blenders from the bestselling author of Boy Overboard.

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 4 hours
Media Options:
  • Retail Trade: CD, MP3-CD
  • Library Editions: CD

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Author
Morris Gleitzman

Biography:
Morris Gleitzman’s brilliant comic style has endeared him to adults and children alike. Morris was born in 1953 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, and immigrated to Australia when he was sixteen. He has worked in a variety of jobs including TV producer, newspaper columnist, and screenwriter. Then he had a wonderful experience. He wrote a novel for young people. Now he’s a wonderful children’s author.
Narrator
Mary-Anne Fahey

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