Lizzie and Margaret Rose – Rushby, Pamela

<p>Lizzie and Margaret Rose</p>

Title

Lizzie and Margaret Rose

Author

Rushby, Pamela

Publisher

Omnibus Books

Published Date

2016

Annotation

The time is London in 1940. Ten-year-old Margaret Rose survives an air raid, but her family home is destroyed.  She is sent on a long sea voyage to Townsville, Queensland to live with her aunt and 11-year-old cousin Lizzie who makes the adjustment to a new country and way of life hard.

Key Concepts

Cross cultural relations, History, Immigrants, War

Audience

Upper primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACHASSK111, ACHASSK112, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141