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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On the way home, we always wait near the gas pump on Mullers' corner in case a
motor car stops. Father says the main road will be tar soon, and there'll be even
more traffic. Of course, Eddie pesters Father about when will we get a motor car, ...
My father is a builder and he built our house, and Father and Mother and Wesley
and Charles and May and I are the first ... Mother reckons you get sick if you even
look at the creek, but Father says it'll get better soon when they finish putting in ...
We camp here because the creek water's so firesh and good, and we're close to
the river and the bay. In the creek there's a great swimming hole where my
cousins and I always play. My father says he swam in exactly the same place
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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