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Australian Historical Non-Fiction – Secondary

Historical non- fiction novels including songs and poems set in Australia that meets the Australian curriculum for secondary  students.

 

 

Last Woman Hanged by Caroline Overington

Two husbands, four trials and one bloody execution – the terrible true story of Louisa Collins. Winner of the 2015 Davitt Award for Best Crime Book (Non-fiction)

ISBN: 9781460750933| RRP $22.99

 

 

Deadly Australian Women by Kay Saunders
Do women kill? Yes they do, but often for very different reasons from men … Do women kill? Yes they do, but often for very different reasons from men … Meet the women who have murdered – they’ve killed children, husbands, lovers, relatives and friends.

ISBN: 9780733332104 | RRP $32.99

 

 

Notorious Australian Women by Kay Saunders

From bushrangers, courtesans and cross-dressers, to writers, designers and a radical or two, what these splendid rebels have in common is a determination to take their destinies into their own hands.

ISBN: 9780733332166 | RRP $24.99

 

 

The Big Book of Scandalous Australian Women by Kay Saunders

Bringing together bad women of every stripe and variety – the scandalous, the brash, the fearless, the downright nasty and some who just went a little bit wrong – in the one big book. Some are wicked, some are scandalous, some are downright mean and ruthless and some just went a little bit sideways.

ISBN: 9780733332609 | RRP $32.99

 

 

Eventual Poppy Day by Libby Hathorn

Painstakingly researched and extremely well written, this is a novel that moves deftly and easily from one time period to another and yet still allows the novel to retain an overall sense of cohesion.

ISBN: 9780732299514 | RRP $17.99

 

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