Josie decides not to tell her mother. They spend time on the beach and talk about what it means for Josie to be Italian. Chapter 2 Josie introduces her friends: Josie ends up having to spend the night with her nonna, and nonna tells Josie that she used to be a beautiful woman.
Sera, Anna and Lee, and her school enemy: Jacob makes a speech about making the most of freedom. She tells Josie about moving to Australia with her husband and how difficult it was moving to a new place.
She has an argument with her grandmother, who Josie thinks is too hard on her mother. Josie confronts Michael, and they agree to keep their distance from each other. Chapter 26 Josie reconciles with her grandmother who explains the difficult decisions she had to make thirty-six years previously.
Sera admits that things are not going so well with her boyfriend, and Lee admits that she has slept with her boyfriend but wishes she had waited. Her nonna tells her stories of the difficulties of being new to Australia in the ss and shows Josie pictures of Marcus Sandford, a policeman who was her first Australian friend.
Josie is furious with him. On the way she is picked up by her father. Josie realises that what she did was wrong and apologises, and also realises that she is much more popular at school than she thought. Josie is surprised that John is having problems, because his life is what she has always dreamed of.
Chapter 3 Josie visits her grandmother and examines the fact that she is illegitimate. Josie talks about this with her mother and asks her what her mother dreamed of when she was She finds it hard to see why John would have a reason to take his own life and asks Michael for his opinion.
The speech affects Josie. Chapter 27 Josie meets up with John Barton, who seems to be much happier about life and tells Josie that he once had a crush on her. She meets her grandparents and her cousins. Chapter 8 Josie overhears a girl from her school, Carly, talking about some Italians at a nightclub she went to as wogs.
Later she reads the note he wrote to her about his feelings and realises how alone and lost he was. Josie introduces herself to the reader as an Italian living in Australia. Josie begins to respect her nonna even more.
Chapter 17 Josie is getting to know her father better through working with him and taking a trip to Adelaide with him. When Josie arrives home after school, her mother tells her that her father, Michael Andretti, is in town unexpectedly.
Chapter 32 Josie reflects on her year and realises that she has come to an understanding of who she is really is in relation to her school, family and community. He teases and flirts with her.
Marcus was also there and comforted her. He also reassures Josie that she did the right thing by not having sex with him. They arrange to wag school for a day and go to the beach.
Chapter 16 Jacob and Josie meet up, and this time their date is more successful. Chapter 7 Josie and her mother spend Easter with the family. Josie gets a new job at McDonalds. They make a date and he kisses her.Looking For Alibrandi Quotes Found 24 quotes.
[ Page 1 of 2 ]. 10 10 "[Before getting on a motorbike] Jacob Coote: You ready? Josie Alibrandi: Just let me check my bag for ID. I don't want to be named Jane Doe at the morgue." Looking for Alibrandi.
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Dying is so easy. Sometimes it only takes ten seconds to die. Looking for Alibrandi character profiles 1. Looking forAlibrandiCharacter Profiles 2. Josie AlibrandiBy Clayton, Maddi andKassidy.
When Jacob and Josie weregoing out, they had talked aboutopening up a mechanic store. Jacobwould do all the practical work.
Josiewould do the book work and legal work. Looking for Alibrandi. · Josie speaks on AIDS and Jacob surprises Josie with the delivery of his speech however she declares him unsuitable as a love interest and Lee accuses her of snobbery. That evening Josie writes that she wishes to be accepted by the upper classes ·.
Josephine Alibrandi Josephine (also known as Josie) is the main character in the book. She is a seventeen year old girl in year 12 that lives in Sydney.
Looking for Alibrandi () starred Pia Miranda as Josephine Alibrandi, Anthony LaPaglia as her father, Michael Andretti, and Kick Gurry as her boyfriend, Jacob Coote. Melina Marchetta wrote the screenplay.Download