Australian – Modern History

Picture Books

Boat Boy – Hazel Edwards

Story of a Vietnamese ‘boat boy.’ Rec : 8-10 Yr

Chapter Books

Plagues and Federations: The Diary of Kitty Barnes, the Rocks, Sydney, 1901 (My Australian Story) – Vashti FarrerThe year 1900 was a momentous one, the Bubonic plague, the Black Death, was killing large numbers of people; the country was on the verge of becoming a federation, and Kitty’s brother was in Africa fighting in the Boer War.

 

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