A uniquely narrated, moving story about a young refugee trying to find his place in the world - from the author of Exit Through the Gift Shop.
Hero doesn't feel like a hero, but sometimes she feels as if the universe is asking her to be one.
When Aria, a mysterious boy who never EVER speaks, starts at school and is picked on by His Royal Thug-ness Doofus (Rufus), Hero and her bestie Jaz feel compelled to help. But they're far too chicken to actually do anything heroic, so they befriend Aria and try to uncover the truth about him.
This is the story of a 12-year-old refugee who's trying to establish a new life in Australia, grapple with his past and, most importantly, find his voice. 'Cos, boy, does he have a story to tell.
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Children & Places
H: 198mm W: 130mm Spine: 16mm
Weight: 166 grams