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No Road Out: Yarrabah Mission
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Price: Free! Words: 25,760. Language: Australian English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Yarrabah Mission was a dumping ground for Aboriginal people—especially half-caste children and women—forced from their homes by state police, who were appointed as their protectors. From its establishment in 1892, to its takeover by the Queensland Government in 1960, Yarrabah mission was a place of no return, with no way out and absolute control exercised over every aspect of an inmate's life.
The Invisible Staircase
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,100. Language: Australian English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
A book for pre-teens. This is an adventure of a young boy who is sent, on a bus, to holiday with relatives in a small Queensland town. The unusual people Craig meets on the bus journey keep appearing during his holiday and when he receives a pair of prescription glasses that were not intended for him, his magical and courageous adventure begins.