New Australiana BooksHere are the books with an outback flavour in both fiction and non-fiction.
The Road to Gundagai - PB
Blue Laurence has escaped the prison of her aunt's mansion to join The Magnifico Family Circus, a travelling troupe that brings glamour and laughter to country towns gripped by the Depression.
Purple Roads - PB
When Anna and Matt finally buy their dream farm, their struggles aren't quite over. First it's patchy rain and poor crops, then Matt has an accident ... and even when the heavens finally open all might yet be lost.
Great Pioneer Women
From the 1800s to the onset of World War 1, pioneers making their homes in outback Australia were joined by their wives, many of them whom had no idea of the difficulties and dangers ahead.
Legend of the Light Horse, The
The book tells of the mounted soldiers of Australia, from recruiting the Light Horse, on to the land of Egypt and the ANZAC, why they wore emu feathers in their hats, to Belguim and France and the Charge at Beersheba.