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The Trial

The trial cover image.
School journal level 4 May 2017 cover image.

by Bernard Beckett

In this futuristic tale, readers will be confronted with a situation that has strong parallels with present-day moral dilemmas. “The Trial” provides opportunities for rich discussion about the concept of setting up a “new” society with clear rules and when the rules need to be questioned. 

Series: School Journal Level 4 May 2017

Learning area: English, The Arts

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: civil rights, colonies, court, drama, fantasy, futuristic fiction, laws, Mars, principles, rebellion, rules, science fiction, screenplay, society, space, speculative fiction

In: School Journal Level 4 May 2017

Publication date: May 2017

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