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Issue Details: First known date: 1949... 1949 The New Windmill Series
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Notes

  • The General Editors of this series were Anne and Ian Serraillier.

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y separately published work icon The Getting of Wisdom Henry Handel Richardson , London : Heinemann , 1910 Z901329 1910 single work novel (taught in 25 units)

'A coming-of-age story of a spontaneous heroine who finds herself ensconced in the rigidity of a turn-of-the-century boarding school. The clever and highly imaginative Laura has difficulty fitting in with her wealthy classmates and begins to compromise her ideals in her search for popularity and acceptance.' (From the publisher's website.)

Melbourne : Heinemann Education Australia , 1985
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y separately published work icon Journey to the Hangman Arthur W. Upfield , London Melbourne : Heinemann , 1959 Z290793 1959 single work novel crime mystery detective
— Appears in: Bony a mys ; Po stope novej topanky ; Stari mladenci z Broken Hillu 1976; (p. Page numbers unavailable)

— Appears in: Boni I Myshka [and] Leiik-Froumskiii Koshmar 1996;
London : Heinemann Educational , 1961
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y separately published work icon Im Westen nichts Neues Erich Maria Remarque , London : G. P. Putnam's Sons , 1929 Z1154455 1929 single work novel war literature All Quiet on the Western Front London : Heinemann Educational , 1970
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y separately published work icon Ash Road Ivan Southall , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1965 Z116360 1965 single work children's fiction children's (taught in 1 units)

'It's hot, dry and sweaty on Ash Road, where Graham, Harry and Wallace are getting their first taste of independence, camping, just the three of them. When they accidentally light a bushfire no one would have guessed how far it would go. All along Ash Road fathers go off to fight the fires and mothers help in the first aid centres. The children of Prescott are left alone, presumed safe, until it's the fire itself that reaches them. These children are forced to face a major crisis with only each other and the two old men left in their care.

'The best selling Ash Road is an action-packed adventure story, so evocative of rural Australia you can taste the Eucalyptus.' (Publication summary : Text Classics)

London : Heinemann Education Australia , 1972
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y separately published work icon Josh Ivan Southall , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1971 Z116555 1971 single work novel young adult 'Fourteen year old Josh Plowman goes to country Victoria to visit his father's Aunt Clara, the matriarch of the Plowman family. Aunt Clara lives a life very much suited to the past and Josh regards her house as a museum. Aunt Clara is keen for Josh to make friends with the local children but Josh meets with a hostile reception. There are undercurrents at work which Josh cannot ever understand.' (Publication summary)) London : Heinemann Educational , 1973
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y separately published work icon The Cabby's Daughter David Martin , Sydney Leicester : Hodder and Stoughton Brockhampton Press , 1974 Z40912 1974 single work children's fiction children's London : Heinemann Educational , 1976
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y separately published work icon Walkabout Donald Gordon Payne , James Vance Marshall , London : Michael Joseph , 1959 Z549652 1959 single work novel

'A plane crashes in the vast Northern Territory of Australia, and the only survivors are two children from Charleston, South Carolina, on their way to visit their uncle in Adelaide. Mary and her younger brother, Peter, set out on foot, lost in the vast, hot Australian outback. They are saved by a chance meeting with an unnamed Aboriginal boy on walkabout. He looks after the two strange white children and shows them how to find food and water in the wilderness, and yet, for all that, Mary is filled with distrust.

'On the surface Walkabout is an adventure story, but darker themes lie beneath. Peter's innocent friendship with the boy met in the desert throws into relief Mary's half-adult anxieties, and the book as a whole raises questions about what is lost—and may be saved—when different worlds meet. And in reading Marshall's extraordinary evocations of the beautiful yet forbidding landscape of the Australian desert, perhaps the most striking presence of all in this small, perfect book, we realize that this tale—a deep yet disturbing story in the spirit of Adalbert Stifter's Rock Crystal and Richard Hughes's A High Wind in Jamaica—is also a reckoning with the mysteriously regenerative powers of death' (publisher blurb, NYRB Classics).'

London : Heinemann Educational , 1977
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y separately published work icon A Walk to the Hills of the Dreamtime James Vance Marshall , New York (City) : M. S. Mill and William Morrow , 1970 Z1544892 1970 single work children's fiction children's 'Sarah, fourteen, and Joey, eleven, are brother and sister, the children of an Aborigine mother and a Japanese pearl diver. For most of their lives, they have lived at the Melville Island Mission, where they have been Christianised and educated. As the story opens they are being transported by truck far into the interior, where they are to live and work on a station. Beyond Alice Springs the truck is struck by a tornado and completely demolished, the driver killed. Joey knows that they are now in the country of his people, and at his insistence they start out to walk to the hills of the Dreamtime...' (Dust jacket) London : Heinemann , 1981

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First known date: 1949
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      Heinemann ,
      1949-1997 .
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