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y separately published work icon The Sky in Silver Lace single work   novel   young adult  
Is part of The Melling Girls Robin Klein , 1991-1995 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 The Sky in Silver Lace
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'The Melling family has moved from Wilgawa to the city suburb of Lacey’s Bay. There’s a new school, a new place to live and new friends to make—this is exciting, but also terrifying, especially when the first potential friend Vivienne meets is large, bold and threatening.

'The Sky in Silver Lace is the third and final book in the Melling Sister’s Trilogy, Robin Klein’s humorous and heartwarming tale of four girls—Grace, Heather, Cathy and Vivienne—growing up in the Australia of the 1940s.' (Publication summary)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Text Publishing , 2017 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Alice Pung , single work criticism

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1995 .
      Extent: 177p.
      ISBN: 0670862665, 0140376682 (pbk.)
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Viking ,
      1996 .
      image of person or book cover 8212213168436627756.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 177p.
      ISBN: 067086692X
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1997 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 178p.
      ISBN: 9780140376685
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2017 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 256p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 27 February 2017
      ISBN: 9781925498349
      Series: y separately published work icon Text Classics Text Publishing (publisher), Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012- Z1851461 2012 series - publisher novel 'Great books by great Australian storytellers.' (Text website.)

Works about this Work

Guide to the Classics : Alice Pung on Robin Klein’s The Sky in Silver Lace Alice Pung , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Conversation , 20 February 2017;
'I can still remember reading All in the Blue Unclouded Weather when I was 12, and then the excitement I felt when the librarian at our tiny Catholic school, Mrs Kerr, told me that there was a sequel. She put it on reserve for me, and I read Dresses of Red and Gold when I was 13. Finally, when I read The Sky in Silver Lace at 16, I remember the curious melancholy I felt long afterwards.' (Introduction)
Sunday's Child Judith Clarke , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 9 no. 3 2001; (p. 3-5)
[Review] The Sky in Silver Lace Janet Aumann , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 10 no. 1 1996; (p. 23-24)

— Review of The Sky in Silver Lace Robin Klein , 1995 single work novel
[Review] The Sky in Silver Lace Mandy Cheetham , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 10 no. 5 1995; (p. 37-38)

— Review of The Sky in Silver Lace Robin Klein , 1995 single work novel
[Review] The Sky in Silver Lace Lee Finkelstein , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 39 no. 4 1995; (p. 34)

— Review of The Sky in Silver Lace Robin Klein , 1995 single work novel
[Review] The Sky in Silver Lace Mandy Cheetham , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 10 no. 5 1995; (p. 37-38)

— Review of The Sky in Silver Lace Robin Klein , 1995 single work novel
[Review] The Sky in Silver Lace Janet Aumann , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 10 no. 1 1996; (p. 23-24)

— Review of The Sky in Silver Lace Robin Klein , 1995 single work novel
A Punch-Up in the Mall Nicola Robinson , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 December 1995; (p. rev 9)

— Review of Back on Track : Diary of a Street Kid Margaret Clark , 1995 single work novel ; The Sky in Silver Lace Robin Klein , 1995 single work novel
Too Much 'Old' Material in This 'New' Collection Stephen Matthews , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 October 1995; (p. C11)

— Review of Alison Margaret Watts , 1995 single work novel ; The Sky in Silver Lace Robin Klein , 1995 single work novel ; Dream Catcher and Other Stories Allan Baillie , 1995 selected work children's fiction
[Review] The Sky in Silver Lace Nicola Robinson , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , August vol. 75 no. 1061 1995; (p. 52,54)

— Review of The Sky in Silver Lace Robin Klein , 1995 single work novel
Sunday's Child Judith Clarke , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 9 no. 3 2001; (p. 3-5)
Guide to the Classics : Alice Pung on Robin Klein’s The Sky in Silver Lace Alice Pung , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Conversation , 20 February 2017;
'I can still remember reading All in the Blue Unclouded Weather when I was 12, and then the excitement I felt when the librarian at our tiny Catholic school, Mrs Kerr, told me that there was a sequel. She put it on reserve for me, and I read Dresses of Red and Gold when I was 13. Finally, when I read The Sky in Silver Lace at 16, I remember the curious melancholy I felt long afterwards.' (Introduction)
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