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Edith's family has hit hard times - her father's gone, her two brothers have been sent to a home for boys, and it's just Edith, her mother and Blackie. When her mother tells her to burn the house down to collect the insurance, Edith has to make her own decisions and fight for what she believes in. Fire Song was commended in the Society of Women Writers of NSW bi-annual ...more
Paperback, 141 pages
Published April 2009 by ABC Books
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Libby Hathorn is an Australian writer who produces poetry, picture books, drama, novels, short stories, and nonfiction for children, young adults, and adults. Best known in the United States for her critically acclaimed novel Thunderwith, Hathorn has created works ranging from serious stories of troubled youth to lighthearted, fast-paced comedies. She writes of powerful female characters in her ...moreMore about Libby Hathorn...