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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Barrumbi
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y separately published work icon The Barrumbi Kids Leonie Robin Norrington , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 2002 Z981453 2002 single work children's fiction children's

'Dale and Tomias are best mates.

'Tomias's ancestors have lived at Long Hole since the Dreaming. Dales's grandfather was the first white man to settle here. This is their country.

'An exciting, funny first novel about children moving between Aboriginal and white cultures.' (Publication summary)

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y separately published work icon The Spirit of Barrumbi Leonie Robin Norrington , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 2003 Z1082025 2003 single work children's fiction children's adventure From Kinetica: While camped at Barrumbi, the place of water, 15 year-old Sean Murphy secretly leaves to climb Death Adder Ridge, which he knows is prohibited as it is a spirit place. After a fall, he seeks shelter in a cave, where he is kept captive by old men, who seek to teach Sean to respect Aboriginal spirituality.
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y separately published work icon Leaving Barrumbi Leonie Robin Norrington , Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2007 Z1394711 2007 single work children's fiction children's

'Leaving Barrumbi is an inspirational tale of two boys’ friendship as they continue their journeys into adulthood. 

'The nine-hour trip to his new school is just the beginning of the worst time in Dale Murphy’s life. He has to deal with assemblies and detentions, strange food, new enemies, and more white kids than he's ever seen in his life. He feels caught between two cultures and he struggles to make the school staff understand that he belongs with the Aboriginal kids. 

'Then his best mate, Tomias Andjurika, a high achiever, good at everything, starts to be interested in girls! Dale’s left behind. He doesn’t know who he is any more. 

'An insightful, humourous and moving tale of adolescence, friendship and finding out how to belong. ' (Publication summary)

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First known date: 2003
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