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

Label
Strangers on Country
Title
Strangers on Country
Statement of responsibility
David Hartley & Kirsty Murray ; illustrated by Dub Leffler
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Character
Awards note
Eve Pownall Award 2021; Children's Book Council of Australia Notable book (0-18 years)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10872430
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hartley, David
Dewey number
305.899
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
For ages 8+ years
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Murray, Kirsty
  • Leffler, Dub
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Susan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Castaways
  • First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners
  • Aboriginal Australian
  • Aboriginal Australian
  • Aboriginal Australian
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Nonfiction novel
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Children's stories, Australian
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Alternative histories (Fiction)
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Castaways
  • Aboriginal Australian
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Nonfiction novels
  • Historical fiction
  • Aboriginal Australians, Torres Strait Islander and South Sea Islander
  • Indigenous Collection
  • First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners
  • Castaways
  • Castaways
  • First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Castaways
  • First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Premier's Reading Challenge (5-6)
Target audience
primary
Label
Strangers on Country, David Hartley & Kirsty Murray ; illustrated by Dub Leffler
Link
http://catalogue.aiatsis.gov.au/client/en_AU/external/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:489661/ada
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • National Library's N copy signed by the authors and the illustrator.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacontent
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Control code
000065346070
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 116 pages
Isbn
9780642279552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits, 1 map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1103918005
Label
Strangers on Country, David Hartley & Kirsty Murray ; illustrated by Dub Leffler
Link
http://catalogue.aiatsis.gov.au/client/en_AU/external/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:489661/ada
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • National Library's N copy signed by the authors and the illustrator.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacontent
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Control code
000065346070
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 116 pages
Isbn
9780642279552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits, 1 map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1103918005

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