Category: Children's Fiction
When I’m a famous marine scientist I’ll live on a boat by myself. I’ll snorkel on the reef all day long. But before I can learn to snorkel I have to be able to swim properly. And right now, I don’t even own a swimsuit. Twelve-year-old Tilly lives in a drought-stricken town with h ...Show more
Eve turns up unannounced at her Nan's house with Oscar in tow. It's time to open the wooden box. The one her Nan had warned them was far too dangerous to go near. A crystal dragon figurine thrusts Oscar and Eve into a medieval world of dragon slayers, fire breathing dragons, castles and moats. It's a wo ...Show more
Jean Sharp grew up in working class Mayfield, Newcastle, NSW, in the shadow of the BHP steelworks. Her life spanned the steelworks’ very beginnings to nearly 1999 when it closed. But she had been born in far north western NSW, and the silence surrounding her family’s early years created a sa ...Show more
Tracking Back 2 in parts, records the last days of the Toronto and Belmont Lines, gives an insight into the rail operations at Newstan Colliery and the coal preparation plant at Teralba. It contains plenty of Alco action and signature aerial views. Some locos and rolling stock appear out of usual geogra ...Show more
www.hunterhomelessconnect.org.au "A book exploring the reality of homelessness in the Hunter, which includes nine emotion charged profiles of formerly homeless Hunter residents, told in their own words. Each story details the circumstances that led their narrators into their homelessness, the endl ...Show more
Pictorial history of transport modes in Newcastle and the Hunter Region of NSW
A hardbound full colour publication with over 130 pics taken by Ed Tonks of train scenes of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie in the 1970s and 1980s. A must for any train enthusiast!