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Author Hartley, Dave, author

Title Strangers on country / Dave Hartley & Kirsty Murray ; illustrated by Dub Leffler
Published Canberra, A.C.T. : NLA Publishing, [2020]
©2020

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 W'BOOL CRC  305.89915 Har/Soc  RECENTLY RETURNED
 W'PONDS CRC  305.89915 Har/Soc  AVAILABLE
Description 116 pages : colour illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents The Night Islanders and the cabin boy : Princess Charlotte Bay, 1858-1875 -- The Kaurareg Islanders and the Ghost Girl : Torres Strait, 1844-1849 -- The Bindal and the shipwreck survivors : Townsville to Bowen, 1846-1863 -- The Kabi Kabi and the convict : Moreton Bay, 1829-1842 -- The Mer Islanders and the Lost Boys : Torres Strait, 1834-1836
Summary This book is fiction and non-fiction. The fictional part (or factional) tells the story of 5 white castaways or runaways who were found and cared for by Indigenous groups. There are 5 pairs of stories: each pair of stories has one written by an Indigenous author and one by a non-Indigenous author. After each story there is a non-fiction section that tells the true story from history
Analysis Australian history
Australian
Notes Shortlisted by the Children's Book Council of Australia for the 2021 Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Includes index
Subject Castaways -- Australia -- Queensland -- Children's nonfiction
Castaways -- Australia -- Queensland -- Children's fiction
First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners -- Australia -- Queensland -- Children's nonfiction
First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners -- Australia -- Queensland -- Children's fiction
Aboriginal Australians -- First contact with Europeans -- Children's nonfiction
Aboriginal Australians -- First contact with Europeans -- Children's fiction
Aboriginal Australians -- Relations with Europeans -- Children's nonfiction
Aboriginal Australians -- Relations with Europeans -- Children's fiction
Torres Strait Islanders -- First contact with Europeans -- Children's nonfiction
Torres Strait Islanders -- First contact with Europeans -- Children's fiction
History - Biographies - Non-Indigenous.
Meriam people Y3.
Torres Strait Islander people P2.
Attitudes - Indigenous perspectives.
Literature and stories - Juvenile.
Literature and stories - Fiction - Life writing.
Transport - Water - Shipwrecks and accidents.
Settlement and contacts - 19th Century.
Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)
Princess Charlotte Bay (Qld SE Cape York SD54-12, SD55-09)
Townsville map area (NE Qld SE55-14)
Moreton Bay (SE Qld SG56-15)
Muralag / Prince of Wales Island (Qld TSI SC54-11)
Igaba / Marsden Island (Qld TSI SC54-08)
Genre/Form Children's stories, Australian
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Historical fiction.
Nonfiction novels.
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Historical fiction.
Nonfiction novels.
Author Murray, Kristy, author
Leffler, Dub, illustrator
ISBN 9780642279552
0642279551