Where the Shoreline Used to be

Where the Shoreline Used to be

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A rich and unique collection of short fiction, poetry, illustration and song lyrics from Australia and beyond.

An encounter with a strange boy on a beach, a dog in space, a world of butterflies, a talking whale, two girls who take on the world, and a thousand silver ghosts . . . Like the pull of the tide, these stories and poems will draw you in and encourage you to explore.

Includes work by Arwa Abousamra, Courtney Barnett, Davina Bell, Tony Birch, Meg Caddy, Felicity Castagna, Ali Cobby Eckermann, PM Freestone, Scot Gardner, Leanne Hall, Andrea Hirata, Kyle Hughes-Odgers, Barry Jonsberg, Amie Kaufman, Gayle Kennedy, Margo Lanagan, Meg McKinlay, Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall, Shivaun Plozza, Alice Pung, Shaun Tan, Lizzie Wagner, Wil Wagner, Trudy White.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 138 x 201 x 19mm | 238g
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0143573225
  • 9780143573227
  • 192,281

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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30 ratings
3.9 out of 5 stars
5 40% (12)
4 30% (9)
3 13% (4)
2 13% (4)
1 3% (1)
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