A Joyful Life is the astonishing memoir of Rosemary Kariuki, one of Australia's most beloved Local Heroes.
This category is for books about Australia.
A Hope More Powerful than the Sea
The increasing danger in Syria forces the main character, Doaa, and her family to reach Egypt for safety.
The Good Braider
Viola and her family flee the war in Sudan, and they find themselves in Portland.
The Bone Sparrow
The story, written for children aged 10-13, highlights the nature of Australian detention centres.
This book encapsulates what it's like to experience violence and conflict. It explores the feeling of separation from one's parents.
Orange for the Sunsets
In Uganda, 1972 the main character, a 12-year-old girl, is faced with the choice - search for safety and potential for opportunity, or to stay with her best friend who she shares a close connection with.
Home and Away
Playing with narratives of Australian culture, this book portrays a story where Australian families become refugees.
The Australian government and the Tiananmen square incident in 1989 are looked at through a decision-making lens that a family must make when confronted with the incident.
A telling of various children who endeavour across treacherous waves to arrive on Australia’s shores. M
Set in 1983 Marly, a refugee from Vietnam, feels different in her Australian school.