Theresa breslin is a great writer, and this book, while perhaps aimed at a young adult market, deserves to be read by young and old alike the novel, set in glasgow, tackles issues of. Divided city by theresa breslin is a novel for teenagers and adults concerning the problems of sectarianism in glasgow and racism against asylum seekers. Essays - largest database of quality sample essays and research papers on divided city by theresa breslin. The novel divided city by theresa breslin is set in gloomy glasgow, scotland, in the recent times the story is aimed at teenagers and adults alike and concerns the asylum seeking problems. We recently read theresa breslin’s book, “divided city” and we had to pick a subject which is shown in the book we decided to pick the subject ‘gangs’ and we looked a bit further and.
Synopsis: divided city by theresa breslin (characters when first mentioned are in bold) the story is set in modern glasgow, in late may, and the action takes place over a week and a half. In class we read the book ‘divided city’ by theresa breslin and we then decided to write a blog about her theresa breslin was brought up in a small town in scotland called kirkintilloch. Divided city by theresa breslin is a book i had to read for school we were supposed to only read chapters 1-8 this week but i decided to read the whole book on the first night so many.
About divided city nominated for ten uk book awards, theresa breslin's hit novel tells of how two young boys - one rangers fan, one celtic fan - are drawn into a secret pact to help a young. A gripping tale of two boys - one a catholic, one a protestant - whose attempt to help an outsider is set against the sectarian prejudices around them in glasgow when the annual orange walks. Divided city project @dividedcity1 the citizens theatre is running a performance project in west dunbartonshire 13 schools will be performing in the play divided city.
Glasgow, scotland is a city divided graham and joe are on either side of this split, joined by their love of football, but divided by their. Adèle geras is impressed by the heady blend of football, friendship and religion in theresa breslin's glasgow tale, divided city. Author of bestsellers, divided city, remembrance and the medici seal, her latest books are the nostradamus prophecy, with alligator and whispers in the graveyard published recently as plays.
The rasputin dagger by theresa breslin reviewed by adèle geras and about the divisions in her home city, glasgow, in her wonderful novel the divided city, which is about. This lesson plan explores a summary of 'divided city' by theresa breslin after students have read the book they will read a lesson, participate. Theresa breslin is an award-winning author of over 30 books for children and young adults her stories, which range from historical tales to science fiction, are popular across the world and.
Theresa breslin (author) theresa breslin is the carnegie medal winning author of over forty books for children & young adults whose work has appeared on stage, radio and tv her books are. Divided city [theresa breslin] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers divided city. By theresa breslin the divided city 19 may 2006 by theresa breslin paperback £287 (21 used & new offers) paperback £507 (5 used & new offers) other formats: hardcover 5 out of 5 stars. My global citizenship surrounding the theme of ‘sectarianism’ the project was delivered through a novel study of ‘the divided city’ by theresa breslin.
Theresa breslin is the critically acclaimed author of over 30 books whose work has been filmed for television and dramatised on radio and divided city (2005), exploring themes of. A gripping tale about two boys who must find their own answers – and their own way forward – in a world divided by differences divided city by theresa breslin on behalf of. Theresa breslin is a scottish author who specialises in young adult fiction she won the carnegie medal for british children's books in 1994 career breslin grew up in kirkintilloch. Divided city is a novel written by theresa breslin and published in 2005 by doubleday the novel is written for teenagers and adults concerning the problems of sectarianism in glasgow and.