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The Friendly Games (Kaye Baillie, illus by Fiona Burrows, MidnightSun)

It’s great to see so many books telling true stories of inspiring young people and overlooked yet defining moments in the lives of different communities. The Friendly Games unearths one boy’s contribution to the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games (and all subsequent Olympics). Despite drawing a nice parallel between young John’s...

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Category: Reviews