Trash by Andy Mulligan

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Raphael is a dumpsite boy in a third-world country. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it.

Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It' a bag of clues. It's a bag of hope. It's a bag that will change everything.

The film adaptation of Trash directed by Stephen Daldry is out now.

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Trash Teaching Notes 2014

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CreatedDec 22, 2011
UpdatedJan 30, 2015

5 Reviews

  • 4
    user avatarkarync9 months agoReport

    Well set out and interesting ideas for both teacher and student. Thank you for a great resource.

  • 4
    user avatartperr11a year agoReport

    Great ideas for students to pursue independent studies if need be. Thanks you.

  • 5
    user avatarhippygal4 years agoReport

    very good thank you

  • 5

    'Trash' is a brilliant book. I am really excited to be doing it next year with my Year 9 classes. Thanks for this great teaching notes booklet - very useful!

  • 5

    This is a detailed overview of teaching resources for this novel. It has saved me an enormous amount of time and effort.

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