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Figgy takes the city / Tamsin Janu.

By: Janu, Tamsin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Publisher: Lindfield, NSW Omnibus Books, an imprint of Scholastic Australia Pty Ltd, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 187 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781742992006 (paperback).Subject(s): Scholarships | Families | Children's stories | Families | Ghanaians | Scholarships | City and town life | Ghana | AustralianDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Both Nana and Figgy receive scholarships to attend the Hope College in Ghana's big city, Accra. Figgy and Nana will have to leave behind the village and family they love, meet lots of new people and learn new things. Figgy does not want to go, but Grandma Ama says she must. But Nana begins acting strange and he will not tell Figgy what he is doing when he disappears from school on the weekends. When Figgy follows him one day, to a place that is scary and sad, she must convince him that he will always be a part of her family, no matter where he comes from. And she learns that sometimes change is not so bad-especially if you have somewhere and someone to go home to.
List(s) this item appears in: CBCA Book of the Year 2018
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Sydenham Library (DIY)
Junior Fiction J JANU Available IA1612062
Junior Sunshine Library (DIY)
Junior Fiction J JANU Available IA1612054
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Both Nana and Figgy receive scholarships to attend the Hope College in Ghana's big city, Accra. Figgy and Nana will have to leave behind the village and family they love, meet lots of new people and learn new things. Figgy does not want to go, but Grandma Ama says she must. But Nana begins acting strange and he will not tell Figgy what he is doing when he disappears from school on the weekends. When Figgy follows him one day, to a place that is scary and sad, she must convince him that he will always be a part of her family, no matter where he comes from. And she learns that sometimes change is not so bad-especially if you have somewhere and someone to go home to.

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