CBCA Eve Pownall Notables 2015

A-z Of Convicts In Van Diemen's Land

A-z Of Convicts In Van Diemen’s Land

Simon Barnard

Seventy-three thousand convicts were transported to the British penal colony of Van Diemen's Land in the first half of the nineteenth century. They played a vital role in the building of the settlements, as well as the running of...

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Meet... Douglas Mawson

Meet… Douglas Mawson

Mike Dumbleton, Snip Green

This picture book series is about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including the great Antarctic explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson. Douglas Mawson led the first Australian expedition to the...

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Mary's Australia: How Mary MacKillop Changed Australia

Mary’s Australia: How Mary MacKillop Changed Australia

Pamela Freeman (Author)

Mary MacKillop watched Australia grow from a collection of small colonies into a nation - and she was proud of the country she had a part in creating. How did Australia change in her lifetime? And how much influence did Mary...

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Australia's Greatest Landmarks and Locations

Australia’s Greatest Landmarks and Locations

Virginia Grant

From the Harbour Bridge to the Great Barrier Reef, Parliament House, the Great Ocean Road, Broken Hill and Uluru, this book celebrates the many diverse landmarks and locations that make Australia one of the most exciting countries...

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Tea and Sugar Christmas

Tea and Sugar Christmas

Jane Jolly, Robert Ingpen

The Tea and Sugar train only came once a week on a Thursday. But the special Christmas train only came once a year. Today was Sunday. Four more days without sugar. Four more days until the Christmas train. Please, please be on...

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 Read reviewOne Minute's Silence

One Minute’s Silence

David Metzenthen, Michael Camilleri

A moving and powerful story about the meaning of Remembrance Day, drawing on the ANZAC and Turkish battle at Gallipoli. In the silence that follows a war long gone, you can see what the soldiers saw, you can feel what the soldiers...

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The Soldier's Gift

The Soldier’s Gift

Tony Palmer, Jane Tanner

The Soldier's Gift is a moving story of one family's courage and endurance during the First World War, the terrible losses at Gallipoli and a time that changed Australia forever.

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The Poppy

The Poppy

Andrew Plant

Stunningly illustrated in over 70 paintings, The Poppy is the true story of one of Australia's greatest victories, and of a promise kept for nearly a century.

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Emu

Emu

Graham Byrne (Illustrator), Claire Saxby (Author)

An exciting new addition to the narrative non-fiction series Nature Stories, about emus. Ages 5+.

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The Afghanistan Pup

The Afghanistan Pup

Mark Wilson

A companion to MY MOTHER'S EYES, ANGEL OF KOKODA and VIETNAM DIARY, this story deals with the complexities of the war in Afghanistan in an accessible way, addressing the tragedy of war but ending on a note of hope.

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Coming of Age: Growing Up Muslim in Australia

Coming of Age: Growing Up Muslim in Australia

Amra Pajalic, Demet Divaroren

In this refreshing and fascinating collection, twelve Muslim-Australians - some known names, some not - reveal their fascinating, funny, candid stories of growing up with a dual identity.

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