Runner Summary
Robert Newton

Everything you need to understand or teach Runner by Robert Newton.

  • Runner Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Runner Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Runner Overview

Runner, by Robert Newton, is a novel for young adults. Set in Australia in the early 1900’s, it tells the story of a young man’s struggle to get himself and his family out of poverty. As it portrays the experiences of protagonist Charlie Feehan and his movement through a life transformed by both petty crime and deep personal loss, the narrative develops themes relating to the power of hope, the importance of making choices, and parent/child relationships.

Lesson Plan

Runner Lesson Plans contain 129 pages of teaching material, including: