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SJ L3 cover image Aug 15

by Paul Mason

illustrations by Andrew Burdan

In a realistic story set in the not-too-distant future, Paul Mason conveys a message that has increasing relevance today. The plot involves a family that cannot afford to buy water during a severe drought. Through implication, it appears that a single company owns the water and employs the parents of the family. When their neighbours receive a delivery of water, Ryder decides to take matters into his own hands. 

Series: School Journal Level 3 August 2015

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 6

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: conservation, environment, futuristic, post- apocalypse, science fiction, speculative fiction, survival, water

In: School Journal Level 3 August 2015

Publication date: August 2015

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