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The Resource Sam, Grace and the shipwreck, Michelle Gillespie ; illustrated by Sonia Martinez

Sam, Grace and the shipwreck, Michelle Gillespie ; illustrated by Sonia Martinez

Label
Sam, Grace and the shipwreck
Title
Sam, Grace and the shipwreck
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Gillespie ; illustrated by Sonia Martinez
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Grace Bussell was hailed a hero for her part in rescuing the passengers and crew of the Georgette from sure drowning. She was called Australia's own Grace Darling. But the rescue would never have been possible without the guidance and leadership of Sam Isaacs, an Aboriginal stockman
Summary
When the steamship Georgette sinks off Western Australia in 1876, Sam Isaacs, a stockman, sixteen-year-old Grace Bussell, and their horses go to the rescue of the passengers and crew from an overturned lifeboat, in a tale based on a true story
Award
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Award for Children's Books, 2011.
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10020527
Cataloging source
ANL
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Gillespie, Michelle
Dewey number
823.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For primary school children
Literary form
fiction
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Martinez, Sonia
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True
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  • Bussell, Grace
  • Georgette (Ship)
  • Shipwrecks
Target audience
primary
Label
Sam, Grace and the shipwreck, Michelle Gillespie ; illustrated by Sonia Martinez
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000047122763
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781921696008
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.
Label
Sam, Grace and the shipwreck, Michelle Gillespie ; illustrated by Sonia Martinez
Publication
Control code
000047122763
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781921696008
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.

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