Kin Island

Kin Island
by Jaiki Pitt and Terri Janke

Jake’s more interested in video games than in his family background. Visiting the Torres Strait Islands changes all that. He even braves a cyclone to help his Nanna.

Branches were flying through the air. I heard a smash and then a siren. I turned to run to the hotel but I couldn’t move. The sound was a deafening howl, like a plane taking off above my head. I let out a yell for help, but the wind stole my voice.

Text type:
Kin Island is a narrative text in novel form.

  • Importance of family in
  • Links between family
    and place
  • Discovering a sense
    of belonging

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