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by Murrell, Belinda.

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TitleThe sequin star
Author / Responsible partyMurrell, Belinda.
CollectionYoung Adult Fiction
GenreYoung Adult fiction.
TopicsYoung Adult fiction. Time travel -- Juvenile fiction. Jewelry -- Juvenile fiction. Kidnapping -- Juvenile fiction. Depressions -- 1929 -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Intended AudienceYoung Adult
PublisherVision Australia Information Library Service


"This is impossible. I must be dreaming. Why does the newspaper have a date that is more than eighty years ago?" Claire finds a sequin star among her grandmother’s treasures. Why does she own such a cheap piece? The mystery deepens when the brooch hurtles Claire back in time to 1932. Claire finds herself stranded in a circus camp. The Great Depression has made life difficult, but Claire befriends performers Rosina and Jem, and a boy called Kit who watches the show every night. When Kit is kidnapped, it’s up to Claire, Rosina and Jem to save him. But Claire wonders who Kit and Rosina really are. One is escaping poverty and the other is escaping wealth can the two find happiness together?

Additional Information

System control numberVA14738
Original Print PublisherNorth Sydney, NSW : Random House Australia, 2015.
NarratorJackie Halliday.
Narrator NameJackie Halliday.
Participant or performer noteJackie Halliday.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator