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BOOK â A Tale of the Australian Bush Ì Eleanor Spence

Eats must be overcome Australian author Eleanor Spence writing with keen personal insight sketches each child and adultis engagement with the new land and its people and with one another From their courage we glimpse the futures of this unlikely band beginning to emerge with hope and personal digni The culture at the time this book was written and the time in which the book was set are so very different from modern day The attitudes of the characters towards the aborigines they expected to encounter in Australia are very racist by modern day standards It created some good discussion points for us as we read

DOC The Switherby Pilgrims

The Switherby Pilgrims A Tale of the Australian Bush Living History LibraryMiss Arabella Braithewaite of Switherby knows there is no future for the ten orphans a remarkable mix of genteel and working class children she has gathered together in these years of England's grim factory growth in the early 1820s Her plan uite outrageous in the eyes of most is to take the childr 35 starsI wasn't sure if I was going to like this book or not when I first started reading it But I ended up enjoying it I now want to read the seuelThough a little slower paced than many books today this is well written and interesting I didn't want to stop reading when I reached the end because I wanted to find out what happened to the orphans and Missabella Since this story takes place mostly in Australia it was an added interest

Eleanor Spence Ì Living History Library BOOK

EPUB ´ MOBI The Switherby Pilgrims ô A Tale of the Australian Bush FREE Ä NATURALTREATMENT Ú Miss Arabella Braithewaite of Switherby knows there is no future for the ten orphans a remarkable mix of genteel and working class children she has gathered together in these En to Australia to take up a land grant Thus one day the townsfolk gather to watch a line of departing pilgrims led by the fearless Missabella On a new continent and after a daunting ocean voyage the challenges begin To the orphans it becomes a life giving adventure even when serious unexpected thr This used to be my favorite book I knew most of it by heart years ago It is a really fun story good historical fiction and the characters really come to lifeBut it glosses over how England treated the convicts many of whom were actually innocent but had the misfortune to be born on the wrong side of the tracks poor but good looking or just Irish The book is for children so I guess it really isn't the proper place to expose the horrific treatment of petty miscreants and accidental convictsYou will love all the characters the scenery the resourcefulness of Misabella oh pretty much everything I highly recommend it