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  • Sister Heart

    by Sally Morgan

    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.

    Poignantly told from the child’s perspective, Sister Heart affirms the power of family and kinship.

    ‘This…Read more »

    Price $19.99 Add to cart

  • Under a bilari tree

    by Alice Bilari Smith

    Alice Bilari Smith lived in the Pilbara, on stations and in the bush, on government reserves and in towns. Narrowly avoiding removal from her family by ‘the Welfare’, life on the stations taught her to cook and launder, sew and clean, shoe horses, chop wood and milk cows. As a young married woman she added mustering, dingo scalping, shearers’…Read more »

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

  • Remembered by Heart

    by Sally Morgan

    ‘You can’t change the past, but you can live a different future.’ Bronwyn Bancroft

    ‘These stories are powerful: sharing pain, humour, grief, hope and pride. Pride in family, community and survival. Pride in being Aboriginal.’ Sally Morgan

    From life in the desert to growing up on a mission, enduring devastating policies in the 1930s to bravely…Read more »

    Price $17.99 Add to cart

  • Dreamers

    by Ezekiel Kwaymullina with illustrations by Sally Morgan

    We are the dream and the dreamers — so begins this beautifully written story that celebrates the imagination of children at play. Complemented by Sally Morgan’s rich and colourful illustrations, the book is full of movementRead more »

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

  • Badudu Stories

    by May O'Brien with illustrations by Angela Leaney

    What’s it like for an Aboriginal child to move from a remote community college to a mainstream school? These are true stories written from the child’s perspective.

    ‘The experiences of the children in the stories and the brief explanation of the stories by May L. O’Brien at the conclusion of the book offer students an excellent…Read more »

    Price $12.99 Add to cart

  • Just a Little Brown Dog new edition

    by Sally Morgan with illustrations by Bronwyn Bancroft

    This is the story of a little puppy finding his way in the world, discovering other creatures and new environmentsRead more »

    Price $14.99 Add to cart

  • In Your Dreams new edition

    by Sally Morgan with illustrations by Bronwyn Bancroft

    Susie is supposed to write about what she wants to be when she grows up. But she doesn’t have a clue! When she has a series of puzzling dreams, Gran encourages her to think about their deeper meaning and Susie soon finds she knows what to write after all.

    Bestselling author Sally Morgan teams up with Bronwyn Bancroft on a beautiful picture book…Read more »

    Price $14.99 Add to cart

  • Dan's Grandpa new edition

    by Sally Morgan with illustrations by Bronwyn Bancroft

    Dan and his grandpa had a special friendship. ‘Don’t worry Dan’ Grandpa said one day. ‘No matter what happens I’ll always be with you, looking after you.’
    A gentle story about death, mourning and the very special place of grandparents. Read more »

    Price $14.99 Add to cart

  • Waarda series for young readers: Lilli and Shadow in Trouble

    by Laura Dudgeon & Sabrina Dudgeon with illustrations by Sally Morgan & Tracey Gibbs

    Lilli and Shadow are reunited in an exciting new adventure – only this time it’s Shadow that needs Lilli’s help.

    Someone, or something, has taken over Shadow’s home in the big old mango tree. With Nan to lend them a hand, they must find the best solution for everyone.

    About the Waarda series
    Waarda, Nyungar for talking and sharing stories…Read more »

    Price $9.99 Add to cart

  • Kayang & Me

    by Kim Scott & Hazel Brown

    Award-winning novelist Kim Scott and his elder, Hazel Brown, have created a monumental family history of the Wilomin Noongar people. Kayang & Me is a powerful story of community and belonging, revealing the deep and enduring connections between family, country, culture and history that lie at the heart of Indigenous identity.

    ‘…Read more »

    Price $24.99 Add to cart

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