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Author Greenwood, Kerry.

Title The long walk / Kerry Greenwood
Published Sydney : Hodder Headline Australia, 2004


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Description 246 pages ; 20 cm
regular print
Series Premier's Reading Challenge, 7-9
Premier's Reading Challenge, 7-9
Summary Set in 1930's Australia, when Isa's mother falls ill and is sent to a rest home, Isa gathers together her brothers and sister and sets off to find her father who is away working on the Great Ocean Road. It is a long walk, and the children have to face the dangers and hardships of a country suffering the Depression. But on their journey, Isa soon learns that most people will give everything they have to help a small courageous family survive, and some will do anything to stop them. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Notes ainsworth
Audience For children aged 10-12 years
Subject Premier's Reading Challenge -- Year 7 - Year 9
Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Australian fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Australia -- Fiction.
Nineteen thirties.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Family life -- Australia -- Fiction.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction.
Depressions -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Nineteen thirties -- Juvenile fiction.
Australia -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction
Genre/Form Australiana
Australian fiction
Australian fiction
Children's stories, Australian
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Juvenile works.
ISBN 0733617662 paperback