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              Books in the My Australian Story series

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              My Australian Story: Snowy

              My Australian Story: Snowy (Paperback)

              By McHugh, Siobhan

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              They had been loading the tunnel face with gelignite when the storm came over. The lightning struck the mountain and went down through an underground watercourse to the wet rockface and set off some of the charges, exploding the rock. Eva Fischer has moved to Cabramurra, the high...est town in Australia. Eva feels on top of the world too. Surrounded by people of every nationality, Eva makes new friends and tries strange foreign food, such as pizza. Eva learns to ski and ride, and even learns that being half German isn't so bad after all. But all around her momentous things are happening. The Snowy Mountains Scheme is under way, huge dams have been built, tunnels constructed, homes abandoned, people lost.
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              ISBN 9781760669256
              Published AU 1 Jul 2019
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
              Series My Australian Story
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              My Australian Story: Contagion

              My Australian Story: Contagion (Paperback)

              By Greenwood, Kerry

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              As the horrors of the First World War are drawing to a close, a danger has arisen that will kill more people around the world that the Great War didan influenza pandemic. Charlotte McKenzie, assisting the doctor next door, find herself experiencing at close hand the effects of th...is devastating diseaseand when it finally attacks her own family, how can Charlotte cope?
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              ISBN 9781760975562
              Published AU 1 Aug 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
              Series My Australian Story
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              My Australian Story: Hunt for Ned Kelly (new edition)

              My Australian Story: Hunt for Ned Kelly (new edition) (Paperback)

              By Masson, Sophie

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              North-east Victoria, 1879. Jamie Ross and his older sister Ellen are alone in the world after the death of their father. Determined to make their fortune, they head to Beechworth and straight into the midst of the search for Ned Kelly, the most notorious bushranger of all time. J...amie is fascinated by Ned. Is he a hero wronged by the police, as some people say, or a cold-blooded murderer? A chance encounter will bring Jamie closer to the answer than he could ever have imagined.
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              ISBN 9781742769608
              Published AU 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
              Series My Australian Story
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              My Australian Story: Who Am I (new edition)

              My Australian Story: Who Am I (new edition) (Paperback)

              By Heiss, Anita

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              I woke up this morning and I couldn't stop crying, cos this place is not my home, even though everyone says it is. When I was a little girl Mum would always hug me when I cried and tell me everything would be all right. Who's gunna hug me here? Mary lives with the Burkes, but the...y're not her real family. She hasn't seen her real mum and dad since she was taken away from them five years ago. Everyone tells her to forget about them, but she can't. She wants to find out why she was taken, and where she really belongs.
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              ISBN 9781742769585
              Published AU 1 May 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series My Australian Story
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              My Australian Story: Castle Hill Rebellion

              My Australian Story: Castle Hill Rebellion (Paperback)

              By Michaels, Chrissie

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              Do we count you in? When Joe is reluctantly dragged into a deadly plot by rebellious convicts at the Castle Hill prison farm on the outskirts of Sydney Town, he quickly realises it does not pay to be their enemy. He has been quietly working out his sentence as a shepherd boy, in ...the company of his friends, Pat and Kitt - who has set her eye on Joshua Holt, son of the heroic General of Wicklow. But the croppies are hard, tough patriots of Ireland and desperate to revolt and Joe finds himself amidst a desperate bid for freedom in the first convict uprising against the colony of New South Wales.
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              ISBN 9781742991863
              Published AU 1 May 2019
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series My Australian Story
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              My Australian Story: Outback

              My Australian Story: Outback (Paperback)

              By Harris, Christine

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              The Diary of Jimmy Porter, Central Australia, 1927-1928 Jimmy Porter has moved to the middle of nowhere. His uncle's family live in a wattle-and-daub hut, days' walk away from even the nearest neighbour. Life in 1927 in the outback is tough, but the people who live there can cope... with just about anything. But when disaster strikes, how can they get help?
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              ISBN 9781760662486
              Published AU 1 Jun 2019
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
              Series My Australian Story
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              My Australian Story: Surviving Sydney Cove

              My Australian Story: Surviving Sydney Cove (Paperback)

              By Alexander, Goldie

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              Lizzie Harvey, a convict transported to Sydney Cove, is starved and overworked. She has to fetch water, mend clothes, please her master, care for his china-doll daughter and tiptoe around his moody soldier son. She can barely find time to dream about the way things used to be, le...t alone write in her diary. But write she must. It is her only hope of reaching out to the home she has left behind, all those thousands of miles across the sea.
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              ISBN 9781742769615
              Published AU 1 May 2019
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              Series My Australian Story
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              My Australian Story: Gallipoli (New Edition)

              My Australian Story: Gallipoli (New Edition) (Paperback)

              By Tucker, Alan

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              The attack has been timed to the minute. Thirty minutes from now well climb down the rope ladders in to the lighters and find our seat. Im one of the lucky ones. Ive been chosen as one of the 500 men from my battalion who will be in the first wave to land... The Turks wont know w...hats hit them... Two miles inland is our goal. Lying about his age, and looking for adventure, 14-year-old Victor March enlists in the 10th Battalion of the AIF to fight in the Great War. Victor and his new mates, Fish, Needle and Robbo, are headed for the Gallipoli peninsula and into battle. He is among the first soldiers to land at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, and the world as he knows it is about to change. In his diary, Victor records the horrors of war, his friendships, his fears and the story of Australias most legendary military campaign.
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              ISBN 9781742769592
              Published AU 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
              Series My Australian Story
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              My Australian Story: Bridging Sydney

              My Australian Story: Bridging Sydney (Paperback)

              By Farrer, Vashti

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              I said to Mum that the sky-workers must have really good heads for heights, but she said, 'Either that, or they have a family to feed and will do anything for a job that pays.' It is 1932 and Sydney has hit hard times, but the construction of a bridge that will reach across the h...arbour is setting spirits soaring. Both Alice and Billy tell the story of building the spectacular Harbour Bridge, which will link the north shore to the working class suburbs of the southand unify a separated city.
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              ISBN 9781760663513
              Published AU 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series My Australian Story
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              My Australian Story: Heroes of Tobruk (New Edition)

              My Australian Story: Heroes of Tobruk (New Edition) (Paperback)

              By Mulligan, David

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              It is 1940, and sixteen-year-old Peter Fullerton and his best mate Tony Cantonelli lie about their age to enlist in the army. Tony also lies about his surnameAustralia is at war with Italy, and suspicion has been added to the racism he already encounters. Heroes of Tobruk follows... these characters from the outbreak of war, through military training to the Siege of Tobruk. Meticulously researched, it combines historical detail and factual information about World War II with a very powerful personal story.
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              ISBN 9781742769622
              Published AU 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
              Series My Australian Story
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