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Sorry Day

Sorry Day (Paperback)

By Vass, Coral
Illustrated by Leffler, Dub

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Winner of the 2019 CBCA Eve Pownall Award for Information Books Age range 7+ There was a hum of excitement. Flags flickered in the breeze as Maggie's heart danced with delight. `This is a very special day!' her mother said. Maggie holds tight to her mother as they await the long ...anticipated apology to show a willingness to reconcile the past for future generations. In the excitement of the crowd Maggie loses touch of her mother's hand as is lost. In a time `long ago and not so long ago' children were taken from their parents, their `sorrow echoing across the land'. As the Prime Minister's speech unfolds Maggie is reunited with her mother. But the faces and memories of the stolen generation are all around them. Two stories entwine in this captivating retelling of the momentous day when the then Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, acknowledged the sorrows of past and said `Sorry' to the generation of children who were taken from their homes. The book includes a foreword from Lee Joachim; Chair of Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative and Director of Research and Development for Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation.
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ISBN 9780642279651
Published AU 1 Dec 2019
Publisher National Library of Australia
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780642279651
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Publisher National Library of Australia
Imprint National Library of Australia
Published 1 Dec 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Vass, Coral
Illustrated by Leffler, Dub
Category General Picture Books
Number of Pages 34
Dimensions Width: 245mm
Height: 255mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 178g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile