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Author Merrison, Carl, author.

Title Black cockatoo / by Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler ; illustrations, David "Dub" Leffler.

Published Broome, Western Australia : Magabala Books, 2018.
Broome, Western Australia : Magabala Books, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  [IND] MERR    DUE 31-10-19 BONUS OFFSITE
Physical description 62 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Notes Includes a glossary in Jaru and Kriol (pages 59-62).
Summary Mia is a 13-year-old Aboriginal girl from a remote community in the Kimberley. She is saddened by the loss of her brother as he distances himself from the family. She feels powerless to change the things she sees around her, until one day she rescues her totem animal, the dirran (black cockatoo), and soon discovers her own inner strength.
Audience Junior primary school age.
Notes Children's Book Council of Australia Shortlist, 2019.
Other author Hustler, Hakea, author.
Leffler, Dub, illustrator.
Subject Brothers -- Juvenile fiction.
Black cockatoos -- Western Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Australian fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Readers (Primary)
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile fiction.
Respect -- Juvenile fiction.
Relationships -- Juvenile fiction.
Girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Aboriginal Australians -- Juvenile fiction.
Black cockatoos -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Australian fiction.
Juvenile works.
ISBN 9781925360707 (paperback)