The Resource The schoolmaster's daughter [Kiosk], Jackie French

The schoolmaster's daughter [Kiosk], Jackie French

Label
The schoolmaster's daughter [Kiosk]
Title
The schoolmaster's daughter [Kiosk]
Statement of responsibility
Jackie French
Title variation
School master's daughter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
January 1901. Sharks circle the stranded ship as Hannah and her family head to a new home in the newly formed nation of Australia. Hannah's father has a new post as the schoolmaster in a larger school in northern NSW, where the school's wealthy patron, a sugar planter called Mr Harris, will give the family a life of comfort and the best society. But secrets lurk in this subtropical paradise. From the moment Hannah's mother rebels against her husband's refusal to let Jamie, the Pacific Islander boy who rescues them from their shipwreck, into his school, the facade crumbles. Mr Harris's fortune is built on slavery and the whip. And the new Federal government's first law demands that all Pacific islanders, even those born in Australia, be deported. If Mr Harris learns of the secret school that Hannah's mother is running, it will mean ruin, violence, and possibly even death. Hannah and Jamie must fight for Jamie's right to stay in the land he loves, and for their rights to education and equality. Can the friendship and love of two young people win against such prejudice and power?
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10881463
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
French, Jackie
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Families
  • Schools
  • Human rights
  • Young adult fiction
  • New South Wales
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The schoolmaster's daughter [Kiosk], Jackie French
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
364 pages
Isbn
9781460757710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The schoolmaster's daughter [Kiosk], Jackie French
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
364 pages
Isbn
9781460757710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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