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Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Soft Frilly Things from the Sea
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Aimee's mum makes Chinese soups for Aimee's school lunches. The other kids tease her, saying the soup has worms and beetles in it. They also make fun of her appearance. Aimee decides to eat differently or conceal what she eats, until one day she discovers a boy eating curry puffs.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it describes a childhood experience of being Asian-Australian.

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First known date: 1996
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    y separately published work icon The Oxford Book of Australian Schooldays Brenda Niall (editor), Ian Britain (editor), Pamela Williams (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1997 Z551727 1997 anthology autobiography biography poetry extract

    'A collection of autobiographical, fictional and documentary writings on Australian schooldays from the early colonial days to the present.' (Source: TROVE)

    Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1997
    pg. 362-364
    Note: First published in The Canberra Times 1996. No further details available.
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