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'When Farren Fox's father is missing at sea, all Farren wants is for his brother, Danny, to come home from Gallipoli. But when Danny does return from the war, he is vastly changed. And with the arrival of the mysterious child Souki, the sole survivor of a midnight shipwreck, the lives of both Fox brothers are altered forever.' (Cover).

Notes

  • Dedication: For Elva Elizabeth Ingamells

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2007 .
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      Extent: 308p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 2nd April 2007
      ISBN: 9780143005612, 0143005618

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Adolescence Adrift : The Lost Child in Contemporary Australian Gothic YA Fiction Adam Kealley , 2021 single work criticism
— Appears in: Young Adult Gothic Fiction : Monstrous Selves/Monstrous Others 2021;
Ruins or Foundations : Great War Literature in the Australian Curriculum Clare Rhoden , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 12 no. 1 2012;
'The Great War has been represented in Australian curricula since 1914, in texts with tones ranging from bellicose patriotism to idealistic pacifism. Australian curricula have included war literature as one way of transmitting cultural values, values that continue to evolve as successive generations relate differently to war and peace. Changes in ethical perspectives and popular feeling have guided text selection and pedagogy, so that texts which were once accepted as foundational to Australian society seem, at later times, to document civilisation's ruin.

In recent years, overseas texts have been preferred above Australian examples as mediators of the Great War, an event still held by many to be of essential importance to Australia. This paper first considers arguments for including Great War texts on the national curriculum, exploring what war literature can, and cannot, be expected to bring to the program. Interrogating the purpose/s of war literature in the curriculum and the ways in which the texts may be used to meet such expectations, the paper then discusses styles of war texts and investigates whether there is a case for including more texts by Australian authors.' (Author's abstract)
Books, Places and the Imagination Kevin Steinberger , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 55 no. 4 2011; (p. 16-17)
The Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report 2008 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 52 no. 3 2008; (p. 3 - 9)
[Review] Black Water Mark Knight , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 21 no. 2 2007; (p. 36-37)

— Review of Black Water David Metzenthen , 2007 single work novel
Weaving of Life Journeys Ronni Phillips , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 April 2007; (p. 18)

— Review of Black Water David Metzenthen , 2007 single work novel ; Love Like Water Meme McDonald , 2007 single work novel ; Dragon Moon Carole Wilkinson , 2007 single work children's fiction ; The Herb of Grace Kate Forsyth , 2007 single work children's fiction ; Drift Penni Russon , 2007 single work novel
Books Kids Ian Barry , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier Mail , 19 - 20 May 2007; (p. 26)

— Review of Black Water David Metzenthen , 2007 single work novel
Books Kids Ian Barry , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier Mail , 19 - 20 May 2007; (p. 26)

— Review of Black Water David Metzenthen , 2007 single work novel
[Review] Black Water Mike Shuttleworth , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , April no. 1 2007; (p. 22)

— Review of Black Water David Metzenthen , 2007 single work novel
[Review] Black Water Kevin Steinberger , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 22 no. 2 2007; (p. 43-44)

— Review of Black Water David Metzenthen , 2007 single work novel
The Children's Book Council of Australia Judges' Report 2008 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 52 no. 3 2008; (p. 3 - 9)
Ruins or Foundations : Great War Literature in the Australian Curriculum Clare Rhoden , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 12 no. 1 2012;
'The Great War has been represented in Australian curricula since 1914, in texts with tones ranging from bellicose patriotism to idealistic pacifism. Australian curricula have included war literature as one way of transmitting cultural values, values that continue to evolve as successive generations relate differently to war and peace. Changes in ethical perspectives and popular feeling have guided text selection and pedagogy, so that texts which were once accepted as foundational to Australian society seem, at later times, to document civilisation's ruin.

In recent years, overseas texts have been preferred above Australian examples as mediators of the Great War, an event still held by many to be of essential importance to Australia. This paper first considers arguments for including Great War texts on the national curriculum, exploring what war literature can, and cannot, be expected to bring to the program. Interrogating the purpose/s of war literature in the curriculum and the ways in which the texts may be used to meet such expectations, the paper then discusses styles of war texts and investigates whether there is a case for including more texts by Australian authors.' (Author's abstract)
Books, Places and the Imagination Kevin Steinberger , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 55 no. 4 2011; (p. 16-17)
Adolescence Adrift : The Lost Child in Contemporary Australian Gothic YA Fiction Adam Kealley , 2021 single work criticism
— Appears in: Young Adult Gothic Fiction : Monstrous Selves/Monstrous Others 2021;
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