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y separately published work icon Outback : The Diary of Jimmy Porter single work   children's fiction   children's   adventure   historical fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Outback : The Diary of Jimmy Porter
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'Jimmy has moved to stay with relatives in central Australia. Outback life in 1927 is tough and communication with anywhere else is nonexistent. But he gradually begins to appreciate the beauty of the outback and the resilient people living there and when disaster strikes he witnesses the importance of the Flying Doctor.' (Publication summary)

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has an Afghan character and includes references to Afghan people and their culture. There are also minor references to Chinese peoples.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Gosford, Central Coast, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2005 .
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      Extent: 188p.
      ISBN: 186504850X
      Series: y separately published work icon My Australian Story Scholastic Press (publisher), Gosford : Scholastic Press , 2005- Z1398313 2000 series - publisher children's fiction children's A series of children's books, many of them historical fiction, that each highlight an aspect of Australian experience. Written in diary form.
    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Omnibus Books , 2019 .
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      Alternative title: Outback
      Extent: 188p.p.
      ISBN: 9781760662486

Other Formats

  • Dyslexic edition.

Works about this Work

[Review] New Gold Mountain [and] Outback : The Diary of Jimmy Porter Shirley Broadhurst , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 20 no. 1 2006; (p. 39)

— Review of New Gold Mountain : The Diary of Shu Cheong, Lambing Flat, 1860-1861 Chris Cheng , 2005 single work children's fiction ; Outback : The Diary of Jimmy Porter Christine Harris , 2005 single work children's fiction
[Review] Outback : The Diary of Jimmy Porter Joy Lawn , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 14 no. 1 2006; (p. 41)

— Review of Outback : The Diary of Jimmy Porter Christine Harris , 2005 single work children's fiction
[Review] Outback : The Diary of Jimmy Porter Joy Lawn , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 14 no. 1 2006; (p. 41)

— Review of Outback : The Diary of Jimmy Porter Christine Harris , 2005 single work children's fiction
[Review] New Gold Mountain [and] Outback : The Diary of Jimmy Porter Shirley Broadhurst , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 20 no. 1 2006; (p. 39)

— Review of New Gold Mountain : The Diary of Shu Cheong, Lambing Flat, 1860-1861 Chris Cheng , 2005 single work children's fiction ; Outback : The Diary of Jimmy Porter Christine Harris , 2005 single work children's fiction
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