Dark Dreams: Australian refugee stories is a unique anthology of essays, interviews, and stories written by children and young adults. The stories are the finest of hundreds collected through a nationwide schools competition in 2002. The essays and stories represent many different countries and themes. Some focus on survival, some on horrors, some on the experiences and alienation of a new world. This book will have a a key role to play in schools across Australia.
Eva Sallis's first novel Hiam won The Australian Vogel and the Dobbie Literary Awards. She is co-founder of Australians Against Racism and is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide.
'Stories to melt the hardest heart.' - Helen Garner
'We have not been allowed to know the (recent) refugees as human beings ... These stories change all that and force a personal response from the reader.' - Phillip Adams
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 7
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 15th July 2004
Publisher: Wakefield Press Pty, Limited
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1