Captain Johnno (1988)

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Set in the small coastal town of Streeton in 1953, the story involves Johnno, an eleven-year-old boy whose hearing is severely impaired. When his sister is sent to boarding school, Johnno loses his best friend and reacts badly. He does, however, befriend an Italian immigrant, Tony. An incident at school makes Johnno's father think of sending him to a special school. Overhearing this, Johnno runs away.

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