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Strangers on Country / David Hartley & Kirsty Murray ; illustrated by Dub Leffler.

Strangers on Country / David Hartley & Kirsty Murray ; illustrated by Dub Leffler.
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ISBN 9780642279552
Author Hartley, David, 1979- (author.)
Title Strangers on Country / David Hartley & Kirsty Murray ; illustrated by Dub Leffler.
Publisher &/or associated date/s Canberra, ACT : NLA Publishing, [2020]
©2020.
Description vii, 116 pages : colour illustrations, portraits, 1 map ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
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 tells the story of five white castaways or runaways who were found and cared for by Indigenous groups. There are five 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.
Level For ages 8+ years.
Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Relations with Europeans -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians -- First contact with Europeans -- Juvenile fiction
Torres Strait Islanders -- First contact with Europeans -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians -- Relations with Europeans
Aboriginal Australians -- First contact with Europeans
Torres Strait Islanders -- First contact with Europeans
Castaways -- Queensland
First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners -- Australia
Other Authors &/or Associated Persons Murray, Kirsty (author.)
Leffler, Dub (illustrator.)
Call number 2020.092
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Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Status Due Date
A00925165 2020.092
General Collection   . Available to Museum Staff .  
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