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The Burnt Stick

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Book Description
When John Jagamarra was five, he was taken away from his mother and home in an Australian aboriginal camp. John was half-white, and the law said he had to be educated in a mission school to learn the ways of white people. But John never forgot his real home - or his mother, who dared to trick the men from the welfare department by darkening him with a burnt stick to hide his light skin. A poignant... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages52
Publication Date07/01/1995
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About Anthony Hill (Author) : Anthony Hill is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Anthony Hill include Soldier Boy, The Burnt Stick.
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About Mark Sofilas (Illustrator) : Mark Sofilas is a published illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mark Sofilas include Another Day of Dabbling (Voyages (Santa Rosa, Calif.).), There's a Bat on the Balcony... more
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