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My Australian Story: Who Am I?

My Australian Story: Who Am I?

New Edition

by Anita Heiss
Paperback
Publication Date: 01/05/2020
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I woke up this morning and I couldn't stop crying, cos this place is not my home, even though everyone says it is. When I was a little girl Mum would always hug me when I cried and tell me everything would be all right. Who's gunna hug me here?

Mary lives with the Burkes, but they're not her real family. She hasn't seen her real mum and dad since she was taken away from them five years ago. Everyone tells her to forget about them, but she can't. She wants to find out why she was taken, and where she really belongs.

Book Features:

  • Part of My Australian Story series redesign. 
  • From award-winning Indigenous author Anita Heiss.
  • Re-released to celebrate National Reconciliation Week and National Sorry Day 2020.
  • A moving story about the Stolen Generation and the deep wounds caused by being removed from both family and culture.
ISBN:
9781742769585
9781742769585
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
01-05-2020
Publisher:
Scholastic Australia
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
208
Dimensions (mm):
198x128mm
Anita Heiss

Dr Anita Heiss is an award-winning author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction, children’s novels and blogs. She is a proud member of the Wiradjuri Nation of central New South Wales, an Ambassador for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, the GO Foundation and Worawa Aboriginal College.

Anita is a board member of University of Queensland Press and Circa Contemporary Circus, and is a Professor of Communications at the University of Queensland. As artist in residence at La Boite Theatre in 2020, Anita began adapting her novel Tiddas (S&S, 2014) for the stage.

Her novel Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms (S&S 2016) set in Cowra during World War II, was the 2020 University of Canberra Book of the Year. Anita enjoys eating chocolate, running and being a 'creative disruptor'.

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