My Place

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Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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A unique, intimate history of Australia, featuring colorful illustrations and maps, starts in 1988 and works its way back two hundred years to 1788, telling the history of one particular place through the generations of children who have lived there.

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My Place tells the story of girl's house. It starts with the girl living there in the present time. Then it works backward in time to other children who lived in that same place. It goes by decades ... Read full review

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Nadia Wheatley is an Australian writer, born on April 30, 1949 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She began writing full-time in 1976 and has written numerous award-winning picture books, novels, and works of history for children and adults. She has twice received the New South Wales Premier's Children's Book Prize. Her biography of Charmian Clift won the New South Wales Premier's Award for Australian History (2002). Her other work includes My Place (illustrated by Donna Rawlins), The House that was Eureka, The Papunya School Book of Country and History (in collaboration with Aboriginal students and staff at Papunya School - Northern Territory) and Going Bush which received an Australian Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing (2007). In 2016, her book, Flight (illustrated by Armin Greder), won the 2016 Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Award, Picture Book of the Year.

Donna Rawlins has voiced countless projects, from commercial campaigns as the voice of United Airlines, Macy s, AVIVA, and Suzuki, to anime, as the character BT on ."Hack//Sign", as well as myriad storytelling narratives. Also a singer-songwriter, her television credits include "The Shield", "Dawson s Creek", "The Unit", and the film "Mr. Woodcock". She is based in Los Angeles.

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