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By Lester, Alison; Illustrated by Tulloch, Coral
Macquarie Island lies in the Southern Ocean, between Antarctica and New Zealand. A speck of green in the vast, windswept sea, it is a haven for many creatures that live above and below the waves. This title tells the story of this remote and precious World Heritage Site.
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By Do, Anh; Do, Suzanne; Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce
Giant waves crashed down on our little boat. I was terrified but my mum hugged me tight and told me, 'Everything will be okay. Don't worry, it will be okay.' Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives as they escaped from war-tor...n Vietnam in an overcrowded boat.Read more
By Wheatley, Nadia; Illustrated by Searle, Ken
We use the bush as our school and as our playground, says one of the many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people whose voices combine in this anthology of true stories about childhood, compiled from a wide range of memoirs and oral histories.
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