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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Bush, City, Cyberspace : The Development of Australian Children's Literature into the Twenty-First Century
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Provides a snapshot of the state of Australian children's and adolescent literature in the early twenty-first century, and an insight into its history, promoting a sense of where Australian literature for young people may be going. Written by the same three authors published for information studies in 1995.

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  • Contents: 1. The origins of Australian children's literature -- 2. On being Australian: the Gallipoli legand -- 3. Migration and national identity -- 4. White voices/black voices: indigenous children's literature -- 5. The role and significance of the natural environment -- 6. Negotiating the maze of life 1. Focus on the family -- 7. Negotiating the maze of life 2. Additional dilemmas for today's children and adolescents -- 8. Future histories of Australia -- 9. The hero and the quest: from Dot and the Kangaroo to Dragonkeeper -- 10. Popular fiction for the cyber-generation -- 11. Australian children's poetry -- 12. Australian picture books.

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[Untitled] John Cohen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Children's Literature Association Quarterly , Spring vol. 32 no. 1 2007; (p. 71-74)

— Review of Bush, City, Cyberspace : The Development of Australian Children's Literature into the Twenty-First Century John Foster , E. J. Finnis , Maureen Nimon , 2005 single work criticism
Detail Reflects True Affection Penelope Davie , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 - 26 March 2006; (p. 26)
[Untitled] John Cohen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Children's Literature Association Quarterly , Spring vol. 32 no. 1 2007; (p. 71-74)

— Review of Bush, City, Cyberspace : The Development of Australian Children's Literature into the Twenty-First Century John Foster , E. J. Finnis , Maureen Nimon , 2005 single work criticism
Detail Reflects True Affection Penelope Davie , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 - 26 March 2006; (p. 26)
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