Snowy : the diary of Eva Fischer

Eva Fischer has moved to the top of the world Cabramurra, the highest town in Australia Eva feels on top of the world, too Surrounded by people of every nationality, Eva makes new friends, and tries strange foreign food like pizza.Eva learns to ski and ride, and even learns that being half German maybe isn t so bad after all.But all around her, momentous things are hEva Fischer has moved to the top of the world Cabramurra, the highest town in Australia Eva feels on top of the world, too Surrounded by people of every nationality, Eva makes new friends, and tries strange foreign food like pizza.Eva learns to ski and ride, and even learns that being half German maybe isn t so bad after all.But all around her, momentous things are happening The Snowy Mountains Scheme is underway, huge dams have been built, tunnels constructed, homes abandoned, people lost
Snowy the diary of Eva Fischer Eva Fischer has moved to the top of the world Cabramurra the highest town in Australia Eva feels on top of the world too Surrounded by people of every nationality Eva makes new friends and tries s

  • Title: Snowy : the diary of Eva Fischer
  • Author: Siobhán McHugh
  • ISBN: 1865045632
  • Page: 214
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Snowy : the diary of Eva Fischer”

    1. The first book I read in the My Australian Story series, this book will always hold a special place in the memories of my childhood. I loved becoming immersed in the seemingly isolated community that was forged among all those who worked on the Snowy Mountain scheme, and how wonderfully culturally diverse it was, as seen through the innocent and whip-smart eyes of Eva Fischer. Her struggle to find new friends, and the conflict that arose with her new best friend when she found out Eva's father w [...]

    2. This entire series is a wonderful way to learn history or teach it to adolescents. I find today's generations seem to recall more when they learn through other people (pop songs, celebrity gossip, etc.), so what better way to teach history than through someone else's perspective? Yes, "authentic" diaries would be "better", but would the language really hold the modern student's attention? Did the diary writer know what WOULD be important in the context of history? Probably not.

    3. I read this book a long time ago and I don't remember much. I do, however, remember that I really enjoyed it. It really grabbed me and I got really into the book. I also remember that it was quite sad and that I loved the story.

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