Strangers on Country
Published: 2020 by NLA Publishing
Level: Primary Years (3-5)
CBCA Shortlist 2021. This book is fiction and non-fiction. The fictional part tells the stories of six white castaways or runaways who were found and cared for by Indigenous groups. There are five pairs of stories. Each pair of stories has one written by an Indigenous author and one by a non-Indigenous author. All five stories are based on historical records. After each story there is a non-fiction section that tells the true story from history.