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    The Schoolmaster's Daughter
    The Schoolmaster's Daughter
    Drawing on her own family history, this is a story from Jackie French about education in Colonial Australia - and how women once had to fight for their right to it.<br/>January 1901<br/><br/>Sharks circle a stranded ship as a young girl and her family stagger from the waves ...<br/><br/>Rescued by a Pacific Islander boy named Jamie, Hannah's family begin a new life in Port Harris, which at first seems a paradise for the schoolmaster's daughter. But local fortunes are built on slavery and the whip.<br/><br/>As the new Federal Parliament passes the law that will force Pacific Islanders from their homes, Hannah and her mother risk everything to run a secret school, while Hannah and Jamie must fight for their rights to education and equality. Can friendship and love win against prejudice and power?<br/><br/>Inspired by real events, this powerful new novel brings to life the bravery and battles of the past, and gives us courage for the challenges of today.<br/><br/>Praise for Pirate Boy of Sydney Town<br/><br/>'... filled with swashbuckling action, tension and twists and turns ...'<br/><br/>Kids Book Review
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    NZ$ 61.99

    Book Author
    Jackie French
    Genre Children's Fiction
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    HarperCollins Publishers Australia
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