DIVERSE AUSTRALIAN BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS

DISCLAIMER: THESE BOOKS ARE ALL ON THIS LIST FOR MY OWN PERSONAL OPINION OF HAVING A GOOD REP AND IF YOU HAVE FOUND ANY OF THESE BOOKS TO BE BAD REP PLEASE DO LET ME KNOW THANK YOU

THE SIDEKICKS BY WILL KOSTAKIS:

Has LGBTQIA+ characters in the book (own voices)

FIND MORE HERE: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25574212-the-sidekicks?from_search=true

BUY HERE: https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Sidekicks-Will-Kostakis/9780143309031?ref=grid-view

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WHEN MICHAEL MET MINA BY RANDA ABDEL-FATTAH:

Deals with racism and one of the main characters is an asylum seeker

FIND MORE HERE: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29753111-when-michael-met-mina?ac=1&from_search=true

BUY HERE: https://www.bookdepository.com/When-Michael-Met-Min-Rand-Abdel-Fattah/9781743534977?ref=grid-view

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IDA BY ALISON EVANS:

Has LGBTQIA+ rep, (own voices)

FIND MORE HERE: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30720860-ida?from_search=true

BUY HERE: https://www.bookdepository.com/Id-Alison-Evans/9781760404383?ref=grid-view

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TALK UNDER WATER BY KATHRYN LOMER:

One of the main characters is deaf

FIND MORE HERE: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25808664-talk-under-water?ac=1&from_search=true

BUY HERE: https://www.bookdepository.com/search/Talk-Under-Water-Kathryn-Lomer/9780702253690

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CLOUDWISH BY FIONA WOOD:

Main character is an migrant/asylum seeker and has some multi cultural side characters

FIND MORE HERE: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24248906-cloudwish?ac=1&from_search=true

BUY HERE: https://www.bookdepository.com/Cloudwish-Fion-Wood/9781743533123?ref=grid-view

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THE INTERROGATION OF ASHALA WOLF BY AMBELIN KWAYMULLINA:

Indigenous Australian rep

FIND MORE HERE: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13552764-the-interrogation-of-ashala-wolf?ac=1&from_search=true

BUY HERE: https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Tribe—The-Interrogation-of-Ashala-Wolf/9781406353396

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THE THINGS I DIDN’T SAY BY KYLIE FORNASIER:

Has a character that suffers from severe social anxiety/selective mutism

FIND MORE HERE: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26891896-the-things-i-didn-t-say?ac=1&from_search=true

BUY HERE: https://www.bookdepository.com/search/The-Things-I-Didnt-Say-Kylie-Fornasier/9780143573630

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SWALLOW THE AIR BY TARA JUNE WINCH:

Indigenous rep (own voices)

FIND MORE HERE: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27882034-swallow-the-air?from_search=true

BUY HERE: https://www.bookdepository.com/Swallow-the-Air-Tar-June-Winch/9780702235214?ref=grid-view

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