This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Comet River - This setting is a reference to the largest massacre of whites in Australian history. It happened in an area called Springsure, near this setting in 1861. Nineteen people were killed by Kairi warriors in a brutal, sudden attack. It must be noted that whites were routinely killing Aborigines at the time and this was rumored to have been a reprisal.
Myall - This is the slang term for native Australian black, or Aborigine, as they came to be called.
Botany - This is study of plants and Mr. Frazer's...
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