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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Sister Heart
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'A young Aboriginal girl is taken from the north of Australia and sent to an institution in the distant south. There, she slowly makes a new life for herself and, in the face of tragedy, finds strength in new friendships. Poignantly told from the child’s perspective, Sister Heart affirms the power of family and kinship.' (Publication summary)

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  • A novel in verse form.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 2015 .
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      Extent: 192p.
      Note/s:
      • Published August 2015
      ISBN: 9781925163131, 9781925163230, 9781925163216, 9781925163223

Works about this Work

Reading and Viewing : [Indigenous Texts for Year 7 - 10] Deborah McPherson , 2019 single work criticism
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 54 no. 1 2019; (p. 76-82)
The Children's Book Council of Australia's Book of the Year Awards: the Winners Your Kids Must Read Linda Morris , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 19 August 2016;

'There is a paradox in Australian children's literature and it is this: in an age where the young are attached to the very digital devices predicted to crucify the printed book, children's book publishing is in robust health. Not surviving but thriving.'

'Children's book sales have been on the rise on the back of vibrant stories from Mem Fox, Jackie French and Bob Graham and many others. ...'

Morgan Wins PM's Award 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 16 November no. 639 2016; (p. 59)
'Sally Morgan's Sister Heart has taken out the children's section of this year's Prime Minister's Literary Awards ...'
Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2016 : Judges Split Three of the $80,000 Prizes Jason Steger , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 8 November 2016;
'Two years ago there was quite a kerfuffle when Tony Abbott intervened at the last moment to ensure the Prime Minister's Literary Award for fiction was shared between the novelist the judges had selected, Steven Carroll, and the PM's captain's pick, Richard Flanagan. ...'
Review : Sister Heart Lyn Linning , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , September vol. 30 no. 4 2015; (p. 43)

— Review of Sister Heart Sally Morgan , 2015 single work children's fiction
Past and Present Collide in Picture of Different Worlds Joy Lawn , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14-15 November 2015; (p. 25) The Saturday Age , 14-15 November 2015; (p. 25)

— Review of Sea Horse Bruce Pascoe , 2015 single work children's fiction ; Cyclone Fever Sally Morgan , 2015 single work children's fiction ; Sister Heart Sally Morgan , 2015 single work children's fiction
Review : Sister Heart Lyn Linning , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , September vol. 30 no. 4 2015; (p. 43)

— Review of Sister Heart Sally Morgan , 2015 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council of Australia's Book of the Year Awards: the Winners Your Kids Must Read Linda Morris , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 19 August 2016;

'There is a paradox in Australian children's literature and it is this: in an age where the young are attached to the very digital devices predicted to crucify the printed book, children's book publishing is in robust health. Not surviving but thriving.'

'Children's book sales have been on the rise on the back of vibrant stories from Mem Fox, Jackie French and Bob Graham and many others. ...'

Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2016 : Judges Split Three of the $80,000 Prizes Jason Steger , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 8 November 2016;
'Two years ago there was quite a kerfuffle when Tony Abbott intervened at the last moment to ensure the Prime Minister's Literary Award for fiction was shared between the novelist the judges had selected, Steven Carroll, and the PM's captain's pick, Richard Flanagan. ...'
Morgan Wins PM's Award 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 16 November no. 639 2016; (p. 59)
'Sally Morgan's Sister Heart has taken out the children's section of this year's Prime Minister's Literary Awards ...'
Reading and Viewing : [Indigenous Texts for Year 7 - 10] Deborah McPherson , 2019 single work criticism
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 54 no. 1 2019; (p. 76-82)
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