“I never can imagine that the Almighty God sent females into the world to be cooks and housemaids all their days’’ – Caroline Chisholm (Humanitarian).
It’s not easy coming to the city all alone when you’re a young country girl. It’s even harder when a strange discovery sends you right back in time to 1841!Carly Mills is about to learn how dangerous Sydney can be for a lonely colonial girl … and how hard it is to move in a corset. Mrs Chisholm tells her that kindness and friendship can make the world a better place. Could she be right?
Book 2 – Emergency! –October 2020 see here
Carly learns just what it means to be strong and brave when
her magical shawl takes her back to 1891 and into the path of
Queensland’s first female doctor, Lilian Cooper
About the Series
In this empowering new series feisty tween and time-traveller Carly Mills discovers how the female pioneers paved the way to help change the world. Through gutsy determination, integrity and courage, trailblazing women such as Caroline Chisholm, Dr Lilian Cooper, Dame Nellie Melba, Florence Nightingale, Amelia Earhart, Marie Curie and Miles Franklin achieved remarkable things. In each adventure, Carly and her friends learn about the past and discover how to apply their examples of dignity, kindness and courage to modern life
Praise for the book:
‘I highly recommend the series as enjoyable reads and as supporting texts for the Australian Curriculum.’
‘A groundbreaking new time-travelling fiction adventure series that celebrates the courage and contribution of some of world’s most inspiring pioneering women!’
MORE BOOKS IN THE SERIES
Book 3 – Superstar – Nellie Melba – March 2021
Carly’s school choir trip to Melbourne results in a trip back in time
and a chance meeting with a mischievous little girl who will grow up
to be the world famous opera singer, Dame Nellie Melba.
Book 4 – The lady with the lamp – Florence Nightingale –June 2021
Thrust back into London of over a hundred years ago, when girls
were not allowed to have real careers, Carly meets one woman who is
about to change it all: Florence Nightingale.
Book 5 – Taking flight – Amelia Earhart – September 2021
Carly and her friends find themselves back in the past, fighting for
equality alongside one of history’s most charming rebels: Amelia