Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Where the Shoreline Used to Be” as Want to Read:
Where the Shoreline Used to Be
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Where the Shoreline Used to Be

by
4.04  ·  Rating details ·  27 ratings  ·  5 reviews
A diverse collection of poetry, short stories, song lyrics, novel extracts and illustrations from some of the most important creators today.

This anthology for upper high school students follows on from the success of the collection Things a Map Won't Show You, which was aimed at younger readers. Susan La Marca and Pam Macintyre have gathered an exciting mix of original and
...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published February 24th 2016 by Penguin Australia
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Where the Shoreline Used to Be, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Where the Shoreline Used to Be

Community Reviews

Showing 1-58
4.04  · 
Rating details
 ·  27 ratings  ·  5 reviews


Filter
 | 
Sort order
ALPHAreader
Apr 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Including: Shaun Tan • Scot Gardner • Arwa Abousamra • Trudy White • Kate Miller-Heidke • Keir Nuttall • Felicity Castagna • Amie Kaufman • Alice Pung • Gayle Kennedy • Davina Bell • Meg Caddy • Courtney Barnett • Barry Jonsberg • Meg McKinlay • Kyle Hughes-Odgers • Shivaun Plozza • Ali Cobby Eckermann • Margo Lanagan • Wil Wagner • Lizzie Wagner • Tony Birch • Leanne Hall • PM Freestone • Andrea Hirata

‘Where the Shoreline Used to be’ is a collection of short stories from Australia and beyond, e
...more
St Stephen's C C
"A rich and unique collection of short fiction, poetry, illustration and song lyrics from Australia and beyond. An encounter with a strange boy on a beach, a dog in space, a world of butterflies, a talking whale, two girls who take on the world, and a thousand silver ghosts ...Like the pull of the tide, these stories and poems will draw you in and encourage you to explore. Funny, dramatic and poignant by turns, and featuring both established writers and exciting new talent,
Sharon Marchingo
Jun 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A diverse, challenging and thought provoking collection of stories, poems and songs that provides a treasure trove for readers. It embraces myriad aspects of life in Australia through the eyes of primarily teenagers. I highly recommend this collection
Mark Gee
Mar 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: for-young-people
Loved the stories by Shaun Tan and Barry Jonsberg.
Ely
Jul 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
I've definitely found a few more authors to look into from this. I think Shivaun Plozza's and Meg McKinlay's pieces were my favourites of the collection.
Tarree Edwards
rated it it was amazing
Jun 23, 2017
Josephine
rated it it was amazing
Mar 02, 2018
LaToya Donnellan
rated it liked it
Apr 12, 2016
Rebecca
rated it liked it
Jul 23, 2018
Azra
rated it it was ok
Dec 15, 2017
Lena
rated it really liked it
Apr 15, 2016
Suzie Bull
rated it it was ok
Mar 04, 2016
Meg Caddy
Oct 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Jake
rated it it was amazing
Jun 04, 2017
Hannah Banks
rated it it was ok
Jan 24, 2018
Cardinal_marteni
rated it it was amazing
May 03, 2018
Jerusha
rated it it was amazing
Sep 07, 2016
Joel
rated it really liked it
Oct 08, 2016
Zara
rated it it was amazing
May 18, 2017
Brittany
rated it it was amazing
Jul 15, 2016
Karys McEwen
rated it liked it
Mar 06, 2016
Taylor
rated it really liked it
May 28, 2018
Emmy9394
rated it really liked it
Nov 08, 2016
Josephine
rated it really liked it
Apr 30, 2016
Sue Flint
rated it really liked it
Mar 30, 2018
Natalie Luong
rated it it was amazing
Aug 13, 2018
Sameer
rated it it was ok
Mar 03, 2019
Nikolija
rated it it was amazing
Feb 14, 2019
Diem
marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2016
Braiden
marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2016
Vicki Stevens
marked it as to-read
Feb 25, 2016
Samantha
marked it as to-read
Mar 07, 2016
Heather
marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2016
Fahan Senior Library
marked it as to-read
Mar 14, 2016
Ashleigh
marked it as to-read
Mar 14, 2016
Melanie
marked it as to-read
Mar 26, 2016
Donna
marked it as to-read
Mar 29, 2016
Kate
marked it as to-read
Apr 12, 2016
Renee Mihulka
marked it as to-read
May 08, 2016
Sarah Forrest
marked it as to-read
May 13, 2016
Avril
marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2016
Natalie Buckley
marked it as to-read
Jun 30, 2016
Aqsa
marked it as to-read
Aug 17, 2016
Helen
marked it as to-read
Aug 19, 2016
Rebekah
marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2016
Georgia
marked it as to-read
Sep 28, 2016
nataliee_1
marked it as to-read
Oct 15, 2016
Olivia
marked it as to-read
Oct 23, 2016
Lindsey
marked it as to-read
Oct 25, 2016
Hannah
marked it as to-read
Oct 26, 2016
Tety Al
marked it as to-read
Oct 28, 2016
Kate
marked it as to-read
Oct 31, 2016
isa
marked it as to-read
Nov 01, 2016
Elif
marked it as to-read
Nov 02, 2016
Ronnie
marked it as to-read
Nov 06, 2016
Karly Hazelrigg
marked it as to-read
Nov 06, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »