Ebook [Bro AUTHOR Helen Chebatte judaism] By Helen Chebatte

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  • Bro AUTHOR Helen Chebatte
  • Helen Chebatte
  • English
  • 09 January 2019
  • 9781760125509

Helen Chebatte ✓ 6 Summary

Bro AUTHOR Helen Chebatte Free read ☆ 6 D family ties are pushed to their limit in Helen Chebatte’s explosive debut nove. Bro is Helen Chebatte s debut novel Set in Western Sydney the story revolves around Romeo Makhlouf a sixteen year old boy attending a Christian boys high school He lives with his dad and grandmother His mother died of cancer five years ago and since then his father s moods have been up and down creating a tense relationship between them When he s challenged by an Aussie boy at school their fight sets off a train of events that leads to disasterThe main focus of Bro is identity and what that means to different people in this case teenage boys and their families Romeo s father is Lebanese his mother was Australian and Romeo was born here He struggles throughout the book to understand who he really is His friendship group at school have pride in being Lebanese but he s often reminded of his mother s nationality and the fact that he was born here and takes part in Aussie ways of living as well as Lebanese There s a strong emphasis on family and respect and his best friend Diz is like a brother than a mateRomeo describes the four main groups of boys at his school including his group the Lebanese the Islanders the Asians and the Aussies Each have their own areas and ways they interact with each other They have unwritten codes of how they are to deal with issues with fights and how things should be done It was easy to feel for Romeo who doesn t want to be pressured into fighting by his peer group but feels like he has to conformThe ending is sad yet hopeful and the resolution between Romeo and his father was mirrored in his interactions with boys at school Bro is an excellent novel highlighting issues schools are facing It is a great read for high school students as well as teachers and parentsThank you to Hardie Grant Egmont for my review copy

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Bro AUTHOR Helen Chebatte Free read ☆ 6 Romeo knows the rulesStick with your own kind Don’t dob on your mates or even yo. A straightforward contemporary novel of different racial groups colliding in the school yard resulting in a fight club and unexpected tragedies Chebatte nails the jargon associated with South EuropeanMiddle Eastern males if in Melbourne muzzas might be a good word to use Bro speaks at a level intended for easy consumption

Summary Bro AUTHOR Helen Chebatte

Bro AUTHOR Helen Chebatte Free read ☆ 6 Ur enemiesBut even unwritten rules are made for breakingFight Clubs first loves an. A very important take on the racial hostilities between high school boys in Australia Bro looks into the life of Romeo a half Australian half Lebanese year 10 boy who just wants to get through school and get the girl But gossip is a nasty part of the high school experience and before he knows it Romeo is in the spotlight caught in a war against the Aussie kids There s a choice to make and Romeo isn t making any of the right ones Chebatte makes a poignant point about how in the end we are all just people and the day to day cultural differences don t affect that everyone can get along when we aren t being identified as our heritage and stereotypes