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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Angels of Kokoda
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"Angels of Kokoda" is a riveting young adult factional novel written around Australian battles along the Kokoda Trail during World War II. The story centres around the intertwined lives of Derek, the son of Australian missionaries at the Gona Mission, and Morso, a native Papuan. When all women and children are evacuated from PNG Derek and Morso disappear into the jungle. When the Japanese come they become part of a small band of Diggers who save Australia from invasion. In "Angels of Kokoda" racism, heroism, death and savagery go hand in hand with compassion, bravery beyond belief and a mateship that has no equal. (Google Books)

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  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it contains references to the Japanese army.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • South Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Lothian , 2006 .
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      Extent: 208p.
      Description: illus., maps
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliography.
      ISBN: 0734408498

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Lest We Forget : Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May 2008 vol. 52 no. 2 2008; (p. 9-10)
In Brief Ernie Tucker , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 42 no. 2 2007; (p. 94-95)

— Review of His Name in Fire Catherine Bateson , 2006 single work novel ; Ads R Us Claire Carmichael , 2006 single work novel ; Falling from Grace Jane Godwin , 2006 single work novel ; Lonesome Howl Steven Herrick , 2006 single work novel ; Little Wing Joanne Horniman , 2006 single work novel ; Pagan's Daughter Catherine Jinks , 2006 single work novel ; Number 8 Anna Fienberg , 2006 single work novel ; On the Jellicoe Road Melina Marchetta , 2006 single work novel ; The Secret Life of Maeve Lee Kwong Kirsty Murray , 2006 single work children's fiction ; Angels of Kokoda David Mulligan , 2006 single work novel biography ; Rue for Repentance Felicity Pulman , 2006 single work novel
Untitled Judith Way , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 20 no. 2 2006; (p. 49-50)

— Review of Angels of Kokoda David Mulligan , 2006 single work novel biography
Untitled Kevin Steinberger , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 21 no. 2 2006; (p. 42-43)

— Review of Angels of Kokoda David Mulligan , 2006 single work novel biography
Untitled John D. Adams , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 50 no. 4 2006; (p. 39)

— Review of Angels of Kokoda David Mulligan , 2006 single work novel biography
Untitled John D. Adams , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 50 no. 4 2006; (p. 39)

— Review of Angels of Kokoda David Mulligan , 2006 single work novel biography
Untitled Kevin Steinberger , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 21 no. 2 2006; (p. 42-43)

— Review of Angels of Kokoda David Mulligan , 2006 single work novel biography
In Brief Ernie Tucker , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 42 no. 2 2007; (p. 94-95)

— Review of His Name in Fire Catherine Bateson , 2006 single work novel ; Ads R Us Claire Carmichael , 2006 single work novel ; Falling from Grace Jane Godwin , 2006 single work novel ; Lonesome Howl Steven Herrick , 2006 single work novel ; Little Wing Joanne Horniman , 2006 single work novel ; Pagan's Daughter Catherine Jinks , 2006 single work novel ; Number 8 Anna Fienberg , 2006 single work novel ; On the Jellicoe Road Melina Marchetta , 2006 single work novel ; The Secret Life of Maeve Lee Kwong Kirsty Murray , 2006 single work children's fiction ; Angels of Kokoda David Mulligan , 2006 single work novel biography ; Rue for Repentance Felicity Pulman , 2006 single work novel
Untitled Judith Way , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 20 no. 2 2006; (p. 49-50)

— Review of Angels of Kokoda David Mulligan , 2006 single work novel biography
Lest We Forget : Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May 2008 vol. 52 no. 2 2008; (p. 9-10)
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