Other times, other places

Freedom ride by Sue Lawson

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freedom ride    There is no hiding from prejudice….

Robbie knows bad things happen in Walgaree.   But its nothing to do with him.

That’s the way the Aborigines have always been treated.

But in the summer of 1965 racial tensions in the town are at boiling point, and something headed Walgaree’s way will blow things apart.

It’s time for Robbie to take a stand.

And nothing can ever be the same again.

A novel based on true events.

Nominated for the older reader category : CBCA 2016

Location : Library

Call no. LAWS

Genre:  Other times, other places

 

 

Australia’s great war : 1916 by Alan Tucker

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australia-s-great-war              Mallee farm-boy Sydney, feels its his duty to serve in the war.

With his knack for handling horses, Syd becomes part of the mobile veterinary united based in the fields of France.  While Syd is behind the frontlines, he still feels the heat of the war:  on the ground, with injury and loss all around him, and from letters from home, telling of the conscription debate and a changing nation….