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y Teens : A Story of Australian School Girls single work   novel   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 1897 1897
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Story of 'Lenny Leighton and her best friend, Mabel James, who attend a Sydney high school. Lennie and Mabel's pleasure in each other's company, their differing family lives, and their schoolgirl enthusiasms, including founding a magazine, are shrewdly explored' (Oxford Companion to Australian Children's Literature 411).

Notes

  • Prequel to Girls Together.
  • Dedication: 'To brown eyes, blue eyes, black eyes, grey eyes. In memory of the fancies and the fun of our childhood this book is dedicated by the sister who led you into so many scrapes.'
  • Other formats: Also e-book.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Cornstalk Publishing , 1929 .
      Extent: 92p.
      Edition info: Abridged by H. G. Hain from the Platypus edition.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • 'For children aged 10 to 12 years.'

Works about this Work

Using the Web to Decide What's Dinkum Alan Walker , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: Ozwords , April vol. 13 no. 1 2006; (p. 6-7)
Changing Perspectives : The Implied Reader in Australian Children's Literature 1841-1994 H. M. Saxby , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Children's Literature in Education , March vol. 26 no. 1 1995; (p. 25-38)
y Miss Free-and-Easy Versus Prunes and Prisms : The Depiction of Heroines in Some Early Australian Family Stories Kerry White , St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2009 Z797182 1990 single work criticism
y Louise Mack's Teens Kerry White , St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2009 Z1057678 1987 single work criticism
Untitled 1897 single work review criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 November vol. 18 no. 927 1897; (p. 2)
Teens 1897 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 6 November 1897; (p. 891)

— Review of Teens : A Story of Australian School Girls Louise Mack 1897 single work novel
New Books 1897 single work review
— Appears in: The Evening Post , 11 December vol. 54 no. 141 1897; (p. 2)

— Review of Teens : A Story of Australian School Girls Louise Mack 1897 single work novel
Untitled 1897 single work review
— Appears in: The Western Mail (Perth) , 26 November 1897; (p. 38)

— Review of Teens : A Story of Australian School Girls Louise Mack 1897 single work novel
New Books and New Editions 1897 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 30 October vol. 55 no. 1447 1897; (p. 43)

— Review of Teens : A Story of Australian School Girls Louise Mack 1897 single work novel
Teens 1897 single work review
— Appears in: The Queenslander , 6 November 1897; (p. 891)

— Review of Teens : A Story of Australian School Girls Louise Mack 1897 single work novel
New Books 1897 single work review
— Appears in: The Evening Post , 11 December vol. 54 no. 141 1897; (p. 2)

— Review of Teens : A Story of Australian School Girls Louise Mack 1897 single work novel
Untitled 1897 single work review
— Appears in: The Western Mail (Perth) , 26 November 1897; (p. 38)

— Review of Teens : A Story of Australian School Girls Louise Mack 1897 single work novel
New Books and New Editions 1897 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 30 October vol. 55 no. 1447 1897; (p. 43)

— Review of Teens : A Story of Australian School Girls Louise Mack 1897 single work novel
y Louise Mack's Teens Kerry White , St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2009 Z1057678 1987 single work criticism
Changing Perspectives : The Implied Reader in Australian Children's Literature 1841-1994 H. M. Saxby , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Children's Literature in Education , March vol. 26 no. 1 1995; (p. 25-38)
Untitled 1897 single work review criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 November vol. 18 no. 927 1897; (p. 2)
y Miss Free-and-Easy Versus Prunes and Prisms : The Depiction of Heroines in Some Early Australian Family Stories Kerry White , St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2009 Z797182 1990 single work criticism
Using the Web to Decide What's Dinkum Alan Walker , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: Ozwords , April vol. 13 no. 1 2006; (p. 6-7)
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