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4.71  ·  Rating Details  ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Amprenula, a young Tiwi girl from an island off the Australian coast, gathers food with her mother. Amprenula lives closely with the land, just as her people have done for thousands of years, taking only what they need from the forest and the ocean around them.

For the Tiwi and other Aborigines, the land is sacred. It connects them with their ancestors and the beginning of
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Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Lee & Low Books (first published April 1st 1992)
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Amy
Oct 18, 2010 Amy rated it it was amazing
This was fantastic! Ours was an older version-not sure if it has been changed. Pictures and description of everyday life with an Aborigine girl living in the old traditional way in a remote area.
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Read the Whole Terrain interview with Jan Reynolds about this book and her travel adventures.
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A photographer follows a young aborigine girl on walkabout and we get a glimpse of both her daily life and spiritual practice
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