The river charm
Murrell, Belinda, author.

The river charm

Murrell, Belinda, author.


Personal Author
Murrell, Belinda, author.

Publication Information
North Sydney, NSW Random House Australia, 2013.

Physical Description
302 pages ; 20 cm.

General Note
A novel.

Meet 19th-century Australian girl Charlotte living during the depression of the 1840s,and her modern-day descendant Millie. Their story is one of gaining resilience and growing up, as well as fighting against convention for what you truly believe in—a mother fighting for the right to bring up her children, women’s right to education and independence, a daughter fighting for her own life choices, and a modern-day girl gaining confidence in herself. It is also a story of one of Australia’s early literary families.

Reading Level
For primary school age.

Personal Subject
Barton, Charlotte, 1797-1867
Barton, Clara, 1821-1912-Juvenile literature.

Subject Term
Families -- Australia -- Fiction.
Children's stories.
Women's rights -- Australia -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Women's rights -- Australia -- History -- Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Families -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.

Geographic Term
Australia -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Australia -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.


LibraryMaterial TypeShelf NumberLibrary
EppingPRC 3 (Years 5-6)JF MURREppingJunior Fiction
ErmingtonPRC 4 (Years 7-9)YA MURRErmingtonYoung Adult Fiction
ParramattaPRC 4 (Years 7-9)YA MURRParramattaYoung Adult Fiction