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Australians all : a history of growing up, from the ice age to the apology / Nadia Wheatley ; illustrated by Ken Searle.

By: Wheatley, Nadia, 1949-.
Contributor(s): Searle, Ken, 1951-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2013Description: 280 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781741146370 (hardback).Subject(s): Australia -- History -- Juvenile literature | Australia -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature | Australia -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 994 Summary: Australians All encompasses the history of our continent from the Ice Age to the Apology, from the arrival of the First Fleet to the Mabo Judgement. Brief account of the lives of real young Australians opens up this chronological narrative. Some of the subjects of the eightymini-biographies have become nationally or even internationally famous. Others were legends in their own families and communities. Meticulously researched, beautifully written and highly readable, Australians All helps us understand who we are, and how we belong to the land we all share. It also shows us who we might be.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Deer Park Library
History
Junior Non Fiction J 994 WHEA Available I7934763
Junior Sydenham Library
History
Junior Non Fiction J 994 WHEA Available I7934666
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Australians All encompasses the history of our continent from the Ice Age to the Apology, from the arrival of the First Fleet to the Mabo Judgement. Brief account of the lives of real young Australians opens up this chronological narrative. Some of the subjects of the eightymini-biographies have become nationally or even internationally famous. Others were legends in their own families and communities. Meticulously researched, beautifully written and highly readable, Australians All helps us understand who we are, and how we belong to the land we all share. It also shows us who we might be.

For secondary school age.

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