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'It's 1808 and young, orphaned Grace is living in London with her Uncle Ord. Families are starving on the streets, sanitation is poor and jails are overflowing. Uncle Ord is mean to Grace and they have no money. Grace, who is always lonely and hungry, has to work as a "mudlark", searching the muddy bed of the Thames River for objects to sell. After stealing apples, Grace is arrested and transported to Australia as punishment. On board the ship Grace makes a friend, Hannah.

'Grace's story is an example of the way Australia could mean a new beginning and is told in four exciting instalments.'

Source: Our Australian Girl website, http://www.ouraustraliangirl.com.au/
Sighted: 08/02/2011

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y separately published work icon Meet Grace Sofie Laguna , Camberwell : Puffin , 2011 Z1758717 2011 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction

'It's 1808 . . .

'and Grace is living with her uncle in London. They have no money, and Grace is always lonely and often hungry. The best part of her day is going to Fleet Street to talk to the horses that she loves so much. One afternoon Grace can't resist taking a shiny red apple from a grocer's cart - and then another... Before she knows it, Grace is being chased through the streets! Will she be caught and sent to prison - or worse?

'Meet Grace and join her adventure in the first of four exciting stories about a brave convict girl who is given a second chance.' (From the publisher's website.)

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y separately published work icon A Friend for Grace Sofie Laguna , Camberwell : Penguin , 2011 Z1799307 2011 single work children's fiction children's Grace's journey continues in this, the second of four books about a convict girl who is given a second chance. Grace is on board the Indispensable , being transported to New South Wales from London to start new her life as a convict servant (Libraries Australia).
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y separately published work icon Grace and Glory Sofie Laguna , Camberwell : Puffin , 2011 Z1811713 2011 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction 'Grace's journey continues in this, the third of four books about a brave convict girl who is given a second chance. Grace's life as a servant gets off to a shaky start. Her master, Tom, is strict, and even though Grace means to be helpful and hardworking, she is soon in trouble. But there are good things in her new life, too - her kind mistress, Beth, the mysterious Indigenous people nearby, and Glory, the most beautiful horse that Grace has ever seen... When Tom goes away and leaves Grace in charge, there's an emergency. Can Grace save the day?' (Trove record)
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y separately published work icon A Home for Grace Sofie Laguna , Camberwell : Puffin , 2011 Z1811719 2011 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction 'Grace's journey concludes in this, the thrilling final book about a brave convict girl who is given a second chance. Poor Glory, the beautiful horse, is ill, and it's all Grace's fault. Her master blames her, and refuses to let her visit Hannah, her best friend. ' (Trove record)

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First known date: 2011
    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 2011- .
      Series: y separately published work icon Our Australian Girl Jane Godwin , Davina Bell , Puffin (publisher), Camberwell : Puffin , 2011- Z1758679 2011 series - publisher children's fiction children's historical fiction

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[Review] Grace Jane Scott , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 23-29 October no. 954 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of Grace Sofie Laguna , 2011 series - author children's fiction
[Review] Grace Jane Scott , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 23-29 October no. 954 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of Grace Sofie Laguna , 2011 series - author children's fiction
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