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Meet Pearlie

by Gabrielle Wang and Lucia Masciullo

PUBLISHED: 29th January 2014
ISBN: 9780143307945
ANNOTATION:
It's1941 and the war is changing Pearlie's life every day. Darwin is full of soldiers, there's a spy on the loose, and people are turning against Pearlie's best friend, Naoko, just because she's Japanese.
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PUBLISHED: 29th January 2014
ISBN: 9780143307945
ANNOTATION:
It's1941 and the war is changing Pearlie's life every day. Darwin is full of soldiers, there's a spy on the loose, and people are turning against Pearlie's best friend, Naoko, just because she's Japanese.

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It's1941 and the war is changing Pearlie's life every day. Darwin is full of soldiers, there's a spy on the loose, and people are turning against Pearlie's best friend, Naoko, just because she's Japanese.

Publisher Description

It's1941 and the war is changing Pearlie's life every day. Darwin is full of soldiers, there's a spy on the loose, and people are turning against Pearlie's best friend, Naoko, just because she's Japanese. When everything falls apart, will Pearlie be brave enough to stick up for what's right, or will her old fears get the better of her? Meet Pearlie and join her adventure in the first of four exciting stories about a courageous girl in a world at war.

Author Biography

Gabrielle Wang is an author and illustrator born in Melbourne of Chinese heritage. Her maternal great grandfather came to Victoria during the Gold Rush and her father from Shanghai. Her stories are a blend of Chinese and Western culture with a touch of fantasy. Gabrielle's first children's novel, The Garden of Empress Cassia, won the 2002 Aurealis Award, was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards and was a CBCA Notable Book. The Pearl of Tiger Bay was shortlisted for the 2004 Aurealis Award and The Lion Drummer was a Notable Book in the 2009 CBCA Book of the Year Awards. A Ghost in My Suitcase won the 2009 Aurealis Award, was a CBC Notable Book, was shortlisted for the 2011 Sakura Medal and received a Highly Commended in the 2010 Prime Minister's Literary Awards. Her first young adult novel, Little Paradise also received a Highly Commended in the 2011 Prime Minister's Awards. Gabrielle's picture book The Race for the Chinese Zodiac (2010) illustrated by Sally Rippin and Regine Abos was a Notable Book in the CBCA Awards for 2011 and shortlisted for the 2011 YABBA and WAYBRA awards. Her latest books are part of the highly successful 2011 Our Australian Girl series published by Penguin - Meet Poppy, Poppy at Summerhill, Poppy and the Thief and Poppy Comes Home. Gabrielle is an

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Meet Pearlie and join her adventure in the first of four exciting stories about a courageous girl in a world at war.

Product Details

Author
Gabrielle Wang, Lucia Masciullo
Publisher
Penguin Books Australia
Series
Our Australian Girl
Year
2014
ISBN-10
0143307940
ISBN-13
9780143307945
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2014-01-29
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
144
Language
English
Illustrator
Lucia Masciullo
Media
Book
Series Number
1
Audience
Children/Juvenile
Audience Age
8-12