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'What’s it like for an Aboriginal child to move from a remote community college to a mainstream school? These are true stories written from the child’s perspective.' (Publication summary)
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* Contents derived from the Fremantle,Fremantle area,South West Perth,Perth,Western Australia,:Fremantle Press,2014 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
'Wanu arrives at the Mount Margaret Mission without knowing any English. So, when he's asked to get a car jack for the local mechanic, he returns with something unexpected.' (Source: Fremantle Press website)
'Saying 'Thank-you' is not the Wongutha way, but when Buruwan wins a prize at school she must decide whether or not to live up to her teacher's expectations of appropriate behaviour.' (Source: Fremantle Press website)
'When Bindabinda's teacher tells her she's too big for her boots, she worries about what it might mean. The last time she wore shoes was two years ago. When all the kids in her class start to tease her about having a body too big for her feet, Bindabinda takes things into her own hands and decides to stop eating.' (Source: Fremantle Press website)
'It's the Mount Margaret vs. Laverton footy match and Landy is on the team. But how can he focus on his game when the Laverton cheer squad is trying so hard to put him off? And what do they mean by calling his pants smart?' (Source: Fremantle Press website)