Catch Us If You Can: New Longman Literature : 9781405808781

Catch Us If You Can: New Longman Literature

MacPhail Catherine
 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9781405808781
ISBN 10
 
1405808780
Published
 
01/01/2006
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$27.99
 
 
 
Description

"The characters are richly drawn and the style is both lyrical and pacey".
Dr Helen Bulbeck, Secondary Consultant

Rory and Granda have looked after one another ever since Rory's dad walked out. These days it's Rory who has to look after the old man, and both of them dread being split up. But when he's told his grandad needs to go into a home and that he will be fostered, Rory is galvanised into setting out on the run with Granda. But where are they going, and where can they hide when their faces are plastered all over the newspapers and TV?

What's the hook?

Fast -paced and gripping coming-of-age novel about life on the run.

What are the themes?

Growing up, family and relationships, prejudice and responsibility.

Teaching points

An accessible exploratiaon of emotive contemporary issues which offers opportunities for studying figurative language, humour and dialect.