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Author Tucker, Alan (Alan R.), 1952-

Title Battlefield / Alan Tucker
Edition First edition
Published Gosford, N.S.W. : Scholastic Press, 2010

Copies

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 W'PONDS CRC  JUNIOR FICTION Tuc/Bat  AVAILABLE
 MELB CRC  JUNIOR FICTION Tuc/Bat  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL CRC  JUNIOR FICTION Tuc/Bat  AVAILABLE
Description 186 pages ; 20 cm
regular print
Series Premiers' Reading Challenge Years 5 and 6
Premiers' Reading Challenge Years 7 and 8
Summary Barry Blacker is obsessed with being a soldier. He is desperate to join the army like his older brother Jack, who is in a Japanese POW camp. A moving, thought-provoking and vividly told novel, based on a true story
Notes "Inspired by a true story ; one boy's war" --Cover
NSW Premier's reading challenge 7-9
Audience For primary school age
Notes Teacher notes reproduced with permission of Australian Standing Orders/Scholastic
Subject Children's stories.
Concentration camp escapes -- Australia -- Cowra (N.S.W.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Concentration camp escapes -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Cowra -- Juvenile fiction
Escapes -- Fiction.
Premier's Reading Challenge -- Year 7 - Year 9
Prisoners of war -- Australia -- Cowra (N.S.W.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Prisoners of war -- Japan -- Juvenile fiction.
Prisoners of war -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Cowra -- Juvenile fiction
War stories.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Cowra (N.S.W.) -- Prisoners and prisons -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Cowra -- Prisoners and prisons -- Juvenile fiction
Cowra (N.S.W.) -- History, Military -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
ISBN 1741695511 (paperback)
9781741695519 (paperback)
Other Titles Battlefield : one boy's war