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The Resource Black cockatoo, by Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler

Black cockatoo, by Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler

Label
Black cockatoo
Title
Black cockatoo
Statement of responsibility
by Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Black Cockatoo" is a vignette that follows Mia, a young Aboriginal girl as she explores the fragile connections of family and culture. Mia is a 13-year-old girl from a remote community in the Kimberley. She is saddened by the loss of her brother as he distances himself from the family. She feels powerless to change the things she sees around her until one day she rescues her totem animal, the dirran black cockatoo, and soon discovers her own inner strength. "Black Cockatoo" is a wonderful small tale on the power of standing up for yourself, culture and ever-present family ties
Summary
Black Cockatoo is a vignette that follows Mia, a young Aboriginal girl as she explores the fragile connections of family and culture. Mia is a 13-year-old girl from a remote community in the Kimberley. She is saddened by the loss of her brother as he distances himself from the family. She feels powerless to change the things she sees around her. until one day she rescues her totem animal, the dirran black cockatoo, and soon discovers her own inner strength. Black Cockatoo is a wonderful small tale on the power of standing up for yourself, culture and ever-present family ties.
Theme
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Character
Award
Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10667574
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Merrison, Carl
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adolescent
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hustler, Hakea
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Girls
  • Black cockatoos
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Black cockatoo, by Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000063848592
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
62 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781925360707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1049932221
Label
Black cockatoo, by Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000063848592
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
62 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781925360707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1049932221

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