Shadow (Morpurgo Novel) - Shooting Stars – Time to Go Home Summary & Analysis

Michael Morpurgo
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Shooting Stars: Matt – Matt feels hurt that Aman has not told him most of what he has told Grandpa. Matt’s hurt turns to anger when he thinks about how Aman and his Mum are being treated at Yarl’s Wood. Matt knows it is unfair, cruel, and not right. Matt tells Grandpa that, because he is a journalist, he should publish Aman’s story and raise awareness about it, to organize protests, to gain the attention of the government. Matt knows Aman must have given his star to Grandpa has a symbol of trust, faith, and his reliance on Grandpa and Matt. Grandpa agrees, calls his editor, gets approval for the story, and sets to work. The writing moves Matt to tears. The article is accepted, a protest is planned for eight, and the story makes headlines on...

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