Abel Jackson has lived by the sea at Longboat Bay ever since he could remember. He helps his mother each day and loves to dive. One day he meets Blueback, the biggest and most beautiful fish he’s ever seen.
When Abel’s mother is approached by developers she decides she must do something to protect their fragile piece of coastline, But can Abel and his mother save Blueback and Longboat Bay in time?
An achingly beautiful story about family, belonging and living a life in tune with the environment, from one of Australia’s best-loved authors.
Blueback has long been a classic class novel selection for years 7 and 8. Timeless and timely, the issues and themes explored in this beautiful novel as more relevant than ever before. Linking perfectly to the new Australian Curriculum cross curriculum priority of Sustainability, Blueback is now available in a range of formats to suit your school’ s needs.
You can view a full list of Tim Winton’s novels in eBook format HERE
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