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Children in Australian History series
(Heinemann Library (Harcourt Education) title)

This award-winning series traces four major periods in Australian history through the lives of the children living through them. From convict children, through the pioneering years, to the privations of the Great Depression, and the prosperity of the post World War II years, the impacts of major events and social movements are traced. Topics explored include children’s work, play, schooling and home life. Also featured are the tragic circumstances of the Stolen Generation and orphaned children, as well as the lives of war babies, young migrants, baby boomers and hippie children.

Little Felons
Bush Boys and Girls
Another Mouth to Feed
Baby Boomers

*This series won the Australian Publishers’ Association Award in the Primary category in 2005.
*Little Felons was recognised as a ‘Notable Book’ by the Children’s Book Council in 2006.

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