Big congrats to Kay Crabbe on winning Speech Pathology Australia's
Book of the Year Award 2016 - Best Book for Language & Literacy Development - Indigenous Books for Children
for The Pearl-shell Diver.
Published by Allen & Unwin, in paperback
For ages 9 - 13+
The Pearl-shell Diver is the gripping adventure of Sario, a 13 year old island boy from Torres Strait in 1898. This authentic historical fiction includes a map, history timeline and indigenous customs from the pearling days of Torres Strait.
The Speech Pathology of the Year Awards promote quality Australian children's literature for language and literacy development.
Lots of short listings, but hardly ever hear of anyone actually winning! ;-) Great stuff Kay!