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The Schoolmaster's Daughter

The Schoolmaster's Daughter (EPUB ebook)

By French, Jackie

Drawing on her own family history, this is a story from Jackie French about education in Colonial Australia - and how women once had to fight for their right to it. January 1901Sharks circle a stranded ship as a young girl and her family stagger from the waves ...Rescued by a Pac...ific Islander boy named Jamie, Hannah's family begin a new life in Port Harris, which at first seems a paradise for the schoolmaster's daughter. But local fortunes are built on slavery and the whip. As the new Federal Parliament passes the law that will force Pacific Islanders from their homes, Hannah and her mother risk everything to run a secret school, while Hannah and Jamie must fight for their rights to education and equality. Can friendship and love win against prejudice and power?Inspired by real events, this powerful new novel brings to life the bravery and battles of the past, and gives us courage for the challenges of today.Praise for Pirate Boy of Sydney Town'... filled with swashbuckling action, tension and twists and turns ...'Kids Book Review
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ISBN 9781460711392
Published 18 May 2020
Publisher HarperCollins
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781460711392
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins
Imprint HarperCollins
Published 18 May 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By French, Jackie
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
School Stories
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age 7-12 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile