Tommy, the newcomer at Colliery Primary, wears a balaclava to school every day. Why? What could possibly be underneath? A terrible scar? Some alien life form? Dumisani and Doogle, aka the Doo Dudes and best friends in the world, are determined to find out. Whatever it takes. This school edition of Balaclava Boy is included in the Department of Basic Education's National Catalogue for Senior Phase learners. It has been revised and updated with activities for pre-reading and post-reading, questions according to cognitive levels, glossaries and notes on the genre of the novel. Memoranda available online at www.tafelberg.com.