Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Crew, Gary, 1947- author

Title Edward Britton / Gary Crew & Philip Neilsen
Published Port Melbourne, Vic. : Lothian ; Harrogate : Roundabout, 2001
Port Melbourne, Victoria : Lothian, 2000


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
Description 256 pages ; 20 cm
Series Lothian fiction YA
Lothian fiction YA
Summary Few people know that boys as young as ten years old were transported to Australia as convicts early last century. Even fewer know that a special boys' prison, Point Puer, was built for them at Port Arthur in Tasmania. Edward Britton tells the horrifying story of the suffering and triumphs of two teenage convicts with very different characters, hopes and fears
Analysis Australian
Audience For young adults
Subject Prisoners -- Fiction.
Prisoners -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Teenage boys -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Prisoners -- Juvenile fiction.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1851 -- Juvenile fiction.
Port Arthur (Tas.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Young adult fiction
Juvenile works.
Author Neilsen, Philip, 1949- author
LC no. 00002149
ISBN 0734400691 (paperback)