Spark of Opal – Clark, Mavis Thorpe

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Title

Spark of Opal

Author

Clark, Mavis Thorpe

Publisher

Landsdowne

Published Date

1968

Annotation

Living in the isolated mining town of Cooper Pedy means the Watson family will need to leave for their daughter to continue her schooling. The men of the family do not want to leave this multicultural town with all its interesting characters as they are sure they will find some opal.

Key Concepts

Cultural traditions, Family, History

Audience

Upper primary, Secondary

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, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1803, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1807, ACOKFH009, ACOKFH010, ACHGK049, ACHGK052, ACHGK054, ACHGK058