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Bone Talk

$16.00

Written by Candy Gourlay
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Samkad lives in a tribe deep in the Philippine jungle at the end of the nineteenth century, and has never encountered anyone from outside his own tribe before. He's about to become a man, and while he's desperate to grow up, he's worried that this will take him away from his best friend, Little Luki. However, Samkad's world is about to change utterly. A strange man with white skin arrives in his village, and Samkad discovers the brother he never knew he had. A brother who tells him of people called `Americans'. Americans who are bringing war, and burning, to Samkad's home. 

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Here's author Candy Gourlay introducing Bone Talk and all the amazing back material that went into this stellar piece of writing.