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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.

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.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143307006

    January 30, 2013

    Puffin

    128 pages

    RRP $14.95

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  • EBook

    9781742535234

    January 31, 2013

    Penguin eBooks

    132 pages

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Also by Sally Rippin

Our Australian Girl: The Lina Stories
Our Australian Girl: A Lesson for Lina (Book 4)
Our Australian Girl: Lina at the Games (Book 3)
Our Australian Girl: Lina's Many Lives (Book 2)
Angel Creek
Chenxi and the Foreigner

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History Mysteries: Lasseter's Gold
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