Things a Map Won't Show You: Stories from Australia and Beyond

Things a Map Won't Show You: Stories from Australia and Beyond

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An unforgettable collection of short fiction, poetry and comic art from Australia and beyond . . .

A boy who tries to fly, a cricket game in a refugee centre, a government guide to kissing, the perils of hunting goannas, an arranged marriage, an awkward blind date, a girl who stands on her head, an imprisoned king and a cursed Maori stone . . .

Including- James Roy * Tanveer Ahmed * Michael Pryor * Ursula Dubosarsky * Sonya Hartnett * Doug MacLeod * Oliver Phommavanh * Brenton McKenna * Tara June Winch * Sudha Murty * Oodgeroo
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 28mm | 272g
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0143565311
  • 9780143565314
  • 10,127

About Susan La Marca

Susan La Marca (Author)
Dr Susan La Marca is a consultant in the areas of children's and young adult literature and school libraries. She is currently Head of Library and Information Services at Genazzano FCJ College in Melbourne, and also an adjunct lecturer in the School of Information Studies at Charles Sturt University.

Susan is the editor of Synergy, the research journal of the School Library Association of Victoria and the Regional Director for Oceania of the International Association of School Librarianship. She is also the co-author of Knowing Readers- Unlocking the Pleasures of Reading and the author of Designing the Learning Environment.

She has also co-edited two collections- Things a Map Won't Show You, for middle grade readers, and Where the Shoreline Used to Be, for senior high school students.

Pam Macintyre (Author)
Dr Pam Macintyre teaches language and literacy and children's and young adult literature at RMIT University. She has been a judge for the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Aurealis Awards and the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, and is the co-author of Knowing Readers- Unlocking the Pleasures of Reading.

Pam has been a recipient of the Dromkeen Librarian Award for Services to Children's Literature and the Leila St John Award for Distinguished Services to Children's Literature.

She has also co-edited two collections- Things a Map Won't Show You, for middle grade readers, andWhere the Shoreline Used to Be, for senior high school students.
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140 ratings
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3 22% (31)
2 13% (18)
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