Australian history

We Are the Rebels

Clare Wright

How would the oft-told stories about Eureka have been different if women had been included? Clare Wright interrogates this omission and brings women to the forefront in her powerful history book for young adults.

Not Just Black and White

Lesley and Tammy Williams

Lesley Williams was forced to leave her family at a young age to work as a domestic servant. Lesley never saw her wages – they were kept ‘safe’ for her. She was taught not to question her life, until desperation made her start to wonder. So began a nine-year journey for answers.

Ruby Moonlight

Ali Cobby Eckermann

It is 1880. Ruby, refugee of a massacre, shelters in the South Australian woods where she befriends an Irish trapper. Her fear of discovery is overcome by her need for human contact, which is ultimately challenged by an Aboriginal lawman