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y separately published work icon Digger J. Jones single work   novel   young adult  
Alternative title: Digger J. Jones : Holy Snappin' Duckpoo! : My Diary
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Digger J. Jones
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'Digger is keeping a diary about the things that matter to him: piffing yonnies at the meatworks, fishing with his cousins, and brawling with the school bully. But it's 1967, and bigger things keep getting in the way. Digger is finding out who he is, what he believes, and what's worth fighting for.' (Source: Goodreads website)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Press ; Scholastic Press , 2007 .
      image of person or book cover 3074094063964154498.jpg
      This image has been sourced from Goodreads website.
      Extent: 153p.
      Note/s:
      • Holy Snappin' Duckpoo! : My Diary. (Cover subtitle)
      ISBN: 1865048569 (pbk.) : 9781865048567 (pbk.) :

Works about this Work

Serious Issues for Young Readers BlackWords : Serious Issues for Young Readers Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 8) The BlackWords Essays 2019;

In this essay Heiss discusses Indigenous-authored works that are targeted for upper-primary and young adult readers, that address issues of identity, self esteem, relationships and peer-group pressure that are available for both educators and students. Heiss recommends that these works discussed in this essay, will not only engage young Indigenous students, but also non-Indigenous students and other readers with a sense of sameness in terms of coming of age, facing friendships, and the growing pains that all teenagers face.

Digging a Shared Story Mike Shuttleworth , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , April no. 1 2008; (p. 11)
[Review] Us Mob Walawurru Lyn Linning , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 15 no. 3 2007; (p. 39)

— Review of Us Mob Walawurru David Spillman , Lisa Wilyuka , 2006 single work novel ; Digger J. Jones Richard Frankland , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Kevin Brophy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time: The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 51 no. 2 2007; (p. 37)

— Review of Digger J. Jones Richard Frankland , 2007 single work novel
Why I Wrote Digger J. Jones Richard Frankland , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time: The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 51 no. 2 2007; (p. 4)
Under Age Frances Atkinson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 18 March 2007; (p. 35)

— Review of Digger J. Jones Richard Frankland , 2007 single work novel
Snappin' up Digger J 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 25 April no. 399 2007; (p. 60)

— Review of Digger J. Jones Richard Frankland , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Mike Shuttleworth , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , April no. 1 2007; (p. 19)

— Review of Digger J. Jones Richard Frankland , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Maureen Mann , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 22 no. 1 2007; (p. 36)

— Review of Digger J. Jones Richard Frankland , 2007 single work novel
Untitled Kevin Brophy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time: The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 51 no. 2 2007; (p. 37)

— Review of Digger J. Jones Richard Frankland , 2007 single work novel
Message on Power Finds a Novel Voice Greg Burchall , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 10 March 2007; (p. 25)
Why I Wrote Digger J. Jones Richard Frankland , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time: The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 51 no. 2 2007; (p. 4)
Digging a Shared Story Mike Shuttleworth , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , April no. 1 2008; (p. 11)
Serious Issues for Young Readers BlackWords : Serious Issues for Young Readers Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 8) The BlackWords Essays 2019;

In this essay Heiss discusses Indigenous-authored works that are targeted for upper-primary and young adult readers, that address issues of identity, self esteem, relationships and peer-group pressure that are available for both educators and students. Heiss recommends that these works discussed in this essay, will not only engage young Indigenous students, but also non-Indigenous students and other readers with a sense of sameness in terms of coming of age, facing friendships, and the growing pains that all teenagers face.

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