Annal: 1971 Carnegie Medal

Results of the Carnegie Medal in the year 1971.



Ivan Southall

For fourteen-year-old Josh Plowman, Ryan Creek, the country town that was settled by his great-grandfather, is a jungle compared to the city life he's used to. During his three-day visit his encounters with the young people of Ryan Creek move inexorably from mutual bewilderment and confusion to an explosion of violence.

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