Author(s): Lisa Wilyuka; David Spillman
Middle Fiction (Reading Age 10-13 years)
A unique collaboration between non-Indigenous Queensland author David Spillman and Northern Territory Aboriginal woman Lisa Wilyuka. Us Mob Walawurru explores cultural difference and untold history through the eyes of Ruby, a young Aboriginal girl. Set in Central Australia in the 1960's, Ruby's journey is a a heart-warming tale that focuses on the importance of family, culture, education, friendship, and self-respect.