Gold! : the journal of Mary Brogan, Otago, 1862 / written by Pauline Cartwright.

By: Cartwright, Pauline, 1944- [author.]
Contributor(s): Cartwright, Pauline, 1944-. Finding father [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: My New Zealand story: Publisher: Manukau, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2010Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 20 cmISBN: 9781869439903 (pbk.)Other title: Gold! : Otago, 1862Subject(s): Frontier and pioneer life -- New Zealand -- Children's fiction | Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand -- Children's fiction | Gold miners -- Children's fiction | Poverty -- Children's fiction | Otago (N.Z.) -- Children's fiction | Diaries -- Children's fiction | Families -- Children's fictionDDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: Mary and her family moved to New Zealand from Australia ahead of her father, who intended following later. But unforeseen events kept Mr Brogan in Australia for the past seven years and Mary's mother had to cope with raising the two children on her own. The family are now living in poverty in the South Island where her mother has made it clear Mary must leave school and start contributing. But now gold has been discovered in the Otago hills and Mary is sure her father will be there in the township of Dunstan. If only she can find him, she is sure their troubles will be over. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Novel for children.

Originally published as: Finding father. 2004. (My story).

Mary and her family moved to New Zealand from Australia ahead of her father, who intended following later. But unforeseen events kept Mr Brogan in Australia for the past seven years and Mary's mother had to cope with raising the two children on her own. The family are now living in poverty in the South Island where her mother has made it clear Mary must leave school and start contributing. But now gold has been discovered in the Otago hills and Mary is sure her father will be there in the township of Dunstan. If only she can find him, she is sure their troubles will be over. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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