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Say yes : a story of friendship, fairness and a vote for hope / Jennifer Castles ; with illustrations by Paul Seden
Bib ID 7328357
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Castles, Jennifer, author
 
Description Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2017 
©2017 
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations, portraits (some colour), facsimiles ; 31 cm 
ISBN 9781760294670 (hardback)
1760294675 (hardback)
Summary

Once there were two little girls who were best friends. They did everything together. As they got older they weren't allowed to do the same things anymore. Because they looked different. Because of the law...This is a story about the landmark 1967 Referendum, the two women who came together to change the law ... and how the Australian people said YES.

Notes

"Vote YES for Aborigines".

A story about how the events surrounding the historic 1967 Referendum played out in the everyday lives of two young girls.

For secondary school age.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc -- Juvenile literature.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Suffrage -- History -- Juvenile literature.  |  Citizenship -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.  |  Referendum -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.  |  Race discrimination -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.  |  Women social reformers -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.  |  Children's, Teenage & educational.  |  Race relations - Racism.  |  Politics and Government - Civil rights and citizenship.  |  Law - Constitutional law.  |  Politics and Government - Referenda - Referendum, 1967.  |  Australia.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Seden, Paul, illustrator

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