Sister Heart

Sister Heart

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Description

A young Aboriginal girl is taken from the north of Australia and sent to an institution in the distant south. There, she slowly makes a new life for herself and, in the face of tragedy, finds strength in new friendships.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 135 x 183 x 23mm | 305g
  • North Fremantle, WA, Australia
  • English
  • 192516313X
  • 9781925163131
  • 35,162

Review quote

"Sister Heart gives readers the chance to share, vicariously, some of the experiences and feelings of the stolen generations." --Magpies "This beautiful verse novel from Sally Morgan can be used as a personal and approachable conversation-starter about the Stolen Generations for mature young readers . . . its message is powerful." --Books+Publishing "Sad and wise and funny . . . unbelievably and unexpectedly moving, Sally Morgan's love for her own spiritual and racial roots and her struggle to uncover them reveals a new Australia (the old) and a new way to embrace the elders and the young of all our peoples, wherever (and whoever) they might be. A book with heart." --Alice Walker, authorl, The Color Purple "A triumphant story that makes you glad it's been told." --Times on Sunday "A book for everyone: a book with the form and texture of a novel and the complexity and pace of a mystery not solved until the final pages. It is wonderfully entertaining." --New York Times Book Review
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About Sally Morgan

Sally Morgan was born in Perth, in 1951. She has published books for both adults and children, including her acclaimed autobiography, My Place. She has also established a national reputation as an artist and has works in many private and public collections.
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285 ratings
4.19 out of 5 stars
5 40% (114)
4 44% (124)
3 13% (38)
2 2% (6)
1 1% (3)
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