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Author McRobbie, David, author

Title Tyro / David McRobbie
Published Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1999
Ringwood, Victoria : Penguin, 1999


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 MELB SPCBC  819 Mcrobb Dav/Tyr  LIB USE ONLY
Description 252 pages ; 20 cm
Series Kerry White collection of Australian children's books. ANL
Summary In 1953 in Scotland, sixteen-year-old Andrew is eager to begin his apprenticeship as a ship's engineer at the Dalrossan Dockyard but soon realizes that his new workplace is full of unwritten rules and dangerous undercurrents and that he cannot tell his friends from his enemies
Notes Shortlisted by Children's Book Council of Australia
Audience Young adults
Notes The Children's Book Council of Australia Short-Listed Book
Subject Apprentices -- Juvenile fiction.
Bullying -- Juvenile fiction.
Docks -- Fiction.
Docks -- Juvenile fiction.
Initiation rites -- Juvenile fiction.
Navy-yards and naval stations -- Scotland -- Employees -- Juvenile fiction.
Waterfronts -- Fiction.
Apprentices -- Scotland -- Juvenile fiction.
Waterfronts -- Juvenile fiction.
Work environment -- Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction, Australian.
Apprentices -- Fiction.
Bullying -- Fiction.
Docks -- Fiction.
Waterfronts -- Fiction.
Scotland -- Fiction.
Scotland -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
LC no. 00341210
ISBN 0141304561 (paperback)