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the rest ofrest of life Had to read this for children s lit and really njoyed it Mainly because although it was about migrants I didn t feel like I was being LECTURED about Treating Migrants Better You Nasty Racist Ango Australian After reading several other books filled with harrowing tales of people scaping from war torn countries and coming to Australia only to be ostracized hated and labelled with thnic slurs tc tc it was a welcome change There are SOME migrants who ve had good xperiences in Australia y know Nobody writes books about THEMBut yeah This was funny and interesting and well written and although there was still a bit of racism shown to the main character I didn t feel like it was being shoved down my throat Wasn t sure what to xpect with this one as I m not a cricket fan at all But it is a really A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, endearing look at a group of multicultural kids just wanting to be seen as Australian I think this would be a good chapter book for 8 10 year olds who are voracious readers or to read aloud to them Prob not of much interest to kids much older than that simply because of the age of the characters. Time to challenge the best cricket team in the districtA funnympowering story of cricket and curry spinners and leggies NIPS XI is about overcoming cultural barriers in sport and in lif. The constant use of such racial slurs as nip monkey gook chink slant The Shadow Reader eye and the like is appalling and i was strongly offended by the use of these terms in spite of the fact that in reality most of these were notven *Mentioned At Any Point Regardless The Asian Community In Australia * at any point regardless the Asian community in Australia a voice and I am willing to be that voice despite not actually being Asian primarily due to my ability to pronounce English words audibly written well great nding This book is about a foreighner boy that wants to change the concert for multicultural week He decides to have a cricket match He puts together a cricket team of forighners from school that have never played cricket beforeThey find an old cricketer that agrees to coach them This is a great book
Not Only For People Who Are Intoonly for people who are into It also has a seual Nips go National My favourite character is the coach he is a great sportmanship nips XI is a book that discovers multiculturalism and the issue of racism in sport in australia i njoyed the book because i like the sport of cricket and it was interesting to learn about problems concerning it a group of asian boys are told that he can t play the sport of cricket just because of his race he is labelled a nip a racist taunt that offends him significantl. If white boys can't jump can Asian kids play cricket Lan's fed up with being called a nipHe wants to be a true blue Aussie What better way than by playing the greatest Anglo game of all La. Y i read this book as i found it interesting to due its insightful nature on racism This story is amazing so far I try to be the main character Lan and feel as if I were a Vietnamese migrant who wants to play cricket as well Lan is a great character who is determined to believe what he wants If he wants to believe that Vietnamese people can play cricket then so be it Even if th nips xi is a story of cultural stereotypes and the reactions of society when those stereotypes are not followed or adhered to
It Follows The Talefollows the tale hai nguyen as he rejects his cultural asian stereotype and seeks to play the much loved sport of cricket which is seen as a major stereotype of australian culture it has a great storyline and really represents the reactions people have when one moves away from their norm a statement made from an lderly woman when she realised hai an asian played cricket was i never knew nips played cricket i recommend t Read it with my son for year 6 History I really njoyed it but there were lots of topics we talked about before my son fully understood the varied messages portrayed in the story I think the Principal had the most lessons to learn Loved the cricket spin Helped the children relate to the story far GET THIS BOOK AWAY FROM ME N gathers a team together and defiantly gives it a name NIPS XI Now all they have to do is get some uipment find a coach get themselves a sponsor and learn the rules of the game Then it's.
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