Our Australian Girl: Meet Lina (Book 1)

Author: Sally Rippin

Illustrator: Lucia Masciullo

Price: $14.95
$14.95
SKU: 9780143307006

It's 1956 . . . and Lina dreams of being a writer, but her strict Italian parents have other ideas. Now that she's won a scholarship to an expensive girls school, Lina has other troubles, too. To fit in, she must keep her home life a secret, and even her best friend Mary can't know the truth. But how long can Lina keep her two worlds apart?

Meet Lina and join her adventures in the first of four exciting stories about a passionate girl finding a place to belong.

Price: $14.95

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Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: A Lesson for Lina (Book 4)
Set in Melbourne during the Olympics. Lina finds out that some of the Hungarian athletes have stayed behind and are hiding in Melbourne so they don't have to face the fighting in their homeland. Lina begins to suspect that one is being hidden by her cranky old neighbour, Mrs Bencszik. With her dream to become a journalist in mind, Lina writes an article about the situation and sends it to her hero- a journalist for The Age. But Lina soon realises that Stella wants to steal the story for herself...\r\nIn this heartwarming story, Lina comes to grips with her heritage and finally feels true pride in her family – and herself.\r\n 
Set in Melbourne during the Olympics. Lina finds out that some of the Hungarian athletes have stayed behind and are hiding in Melbourne so they don't have to face the fighting in their homeland. Lina begins to suspect that one is being hidden by her cranky old neighbour, Mrs Bencszik. With her dream to become a journalist in mind, Lina writes an article about the situation and sends it to her hero- a journalist for The Age. But Lina soon realises that Stella wants to steal the story for herself...\r\nIn this heartwarming story, Lina comes to grips with her heritage and finally feels true pride in her family – and herself.\r\n 
Published: 25/09/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742535265
Price: $10.99
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: A Lesson for Lina (Book 4)
Follow Lina on her adventure in the final of four exciting stories about a passionate girl finding a place to belong.
Follow Lina on her adventure in the final of four exciting stories about a passionate girl finding a place to belong.
Published: 25/09/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143307037
RRP: $14.95
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Lina at the Games (Book 3)
It's 1956 . . . and the Melbourne Olympic Games have finally arrived! The whole city is buzzing with excitement and Lina can't wait to go along as a reporter for the school magazine.
It's 1956 . . . and the Melbourne Olympic Games have finally arrived! The whole city is buzzing with excitement and Lina can't wait to go along as a reporter for the school magazine.
Published: 26/06/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143307020
RRP: $14.95
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Lina at the Games Book 3
Sally Rippin's heartwarming historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series.
Sally Rippin's heartwarming historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series.
Published: 26/06/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742535258
Price: $10.99
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Lina's Many Lives (Book 2)
The bestselling series of Australian historical fiction for 8-to-12-year-old girls
The bestselling series of Australian historical fiction for 8-to-12-year-old girls
Published: 02/05/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742535241
Price: $10.99
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Lina's Many Lives (Book 2)
Sally Rippin's heartwarming historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series.
Sally Rippin's heartwarming historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series.
Published: 24/04/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143307013
RRP: $14.95
Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Meet Lina (Book 1)
Sally Rippin's heartwarming historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series. Meet Lina and join her adventures in the first of four exciting stories about a passionate girl finding a place to belong.
Sally Rippin's heartwarming historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series. Meet Lina and join her adventures in the first of four exciting stories about a passionate girl finding a place to belong.
Published: 31/01/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742535234
Price: $10.99
Book Cover:  Chenxi and the Foreigner
Is falling in love with a stranger what it means to be a foreigner?

At eighteen, Anna is in limbo. She has decisions to make but stalls for time. Deferring her university studies in Australia, she visits her father in Shanghai.

Is falling in love with a stranger what it means to be a foreigner?

At eighteen, Anna is in limbo. She has decisions to make but stalls for time. Deferring her university studies in Australia, she visits...

Published: 03/03/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921351358
RRP: $19.95

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Book Cover: The Alice Stories: Our Australian Girl
Journey with Alice across all four exciting stories about a gifted girl in a time of war.\r\nLoyal, creative and passionate, Alice is an enchanting Australian Girl.
Journey with Alice across all four exciting stories about a gifted girl in a time of war.\r\nLoyal, creative and passionate, Alice is an enchanting Australian Girl.
Published: 22/10/2014
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ISBN: 9781743485484
Price: $16.99
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Gabrielle Wang's heartwarming historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series. Follow Pearlie on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a courageous girl in a world at war.
Published: 29/09/2014
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ISBN: 9781743482124
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Book Cover: The Wild One
A stunning new Australian picture book from Sonya Hartnett and Lucia Masciullo
A stunning new Australian picture book from Sonya Hartnett and Lucia Masciullo
Published: 24/09/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670076970
RRP: $24.99
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Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Daisy on the Road (Book 4)
Published: 24/09/2014
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743480533
Price: $10.99
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A stunning new Australian picture book from Sonya Hartnett and Lucia Masciullo
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Published: 24/09/2014
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ISBN: 9781743483534
Price: $7.99
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Published: 24/09/2014
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ISBN: 9780143307662
RRP: $14.99
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Gabrielle Wang's heartwarming historical fiction for the Our Australian Girl series. Follow Pearlie on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a courageous girl in a world at war.
Published: 24/09/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143307983
RRP: $14.99
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Book Cover:  Our Australian Girl: Pearlie the Spy (Book 3)
Follow Pearlie on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a courageous girl in a world at war.
Follow Pearlie on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a courageous girl in a world at war.
Published: 29/06/2014
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ISBN: 9781743482117
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10 Jul 2014
National Biography Award shortlist announced
The State Library of NSW has announced the shortlist for the National Biography Award, which recognises ‘the continuing importance and value of life writing’. Congratulations to Gideon HaighThe winner will be announced on 4 August at an event at the State Library of NSW, which coincides with the beginning of the library’s Biography Week. Read more about the prize and Biography Week events here.

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