- Title: Red Sand Blue Sky
- Author: Cathy Applegate
- ISBN: 9781558612785
- Page: 101
- Format: Paperback
At the center of Australia is a vast red desert known as the Outback For twelve year old Amy from Melbourne who arrives to visit her aunt, it is a world unlike anything she s ever seen before But then she meets Lana, a local Aboriginal girl who, like Amy, has recently lost her mother, and the two girls overcome differences to form a surprising bond.With warmth and humor,At the center of Australia is a vast red desert known as the Outback For twelve year old Amy from Melbourne who arrives to visit her aunt, it is a world unlike anything she s ever seen before But then she meets Lana, a local Aboriginal girl who, like Amy, has recently lost her mother, and the two girls overcome differences to form a surprising bond.With warmth and humor, Red Sand, Blue Sky charts the encounter between Amy and Lana and their deepening friendship Through Lana, Amy learns about the harsh treatment suffered by the Aboriginal people at the hands of the white settlers who were her ancestors, while Lana comes to appreciate Amy s and her aunt s commitment to protect the sacredness of the land.
Recent Comments "Red Sand Blue Sky"
Randomly read this because I saw it on our bookshelf. First of all: It's a very Australian book. I definitely learned a few new words. The only thing that tripped me up was "torch." The characters were in the desert when they used it, so I just pictured a torch like a stick with fire at the end and thought nothing of it. I didn't realize they meant "flashlight" until someone was getting batteries for that torch ha, ha.Fun, short little book. Not impressive by any means, but it was entertaining e [...]
Red Sand, Blue Sky is not one of our favorite books, but the action toward the end did keep my boys at the edge of their seats, so to speak, as I was reading it aloud. They were supposed to be washing dishes and cleaning up the kitchen, but I had to stop and remind them often to get back to work—they were hanging on every word!Read my full review here.
Very very interesting book, and great fun while reading it. It was far better than I expected it to be, and I was very pleased with how the story developed and progressed, and I would be very much interested in reading a sequel to this book, as I feel there is much space for this story to continue on.
The story started off like a sweet tale of two very different girls becoming friends in spite of the odds. But about halfway through it changed into a grand, exciting adventure. Although perhaps geared more toward girls, many boys will like enough pieces of it to have them try reading it.
This is a powerful story of reconciliation set in the Australian outback.
My daughter and I enjoyed this book, the book when from being pretty average to very exciting. The ending left a lot to be desired.
i loved this book. and it took place were i have always wanted to go!(Australian out back) it was a fantastic story i loved.
Quiet, entertaining story.
This was an amazing book! I really enjoyed it. I learned a lot, and my heart was opened wider, for this book makes you cry. I'm very glad that I read it.
A tab predictable, but a good insight into a culture for MG readers.
I like Red sand Blue sky because I think that it was a real adventure for Amy and Lana.
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