Red Sand Blue Sky - Girls First, 2 Author:Cathy Applegate "'Do you know how you light a fire with two sticks' asked Lana. 'No, how' asked Amy. She had heard that Aboriginal people could light a fire this way. 'Make sure one of the sticks is a match.'" Amy and Lana both have a lot to learn from each other in this funny and surprising tale of two young Australian girls from very different backgrounds. A... more »s they overcome racial and cultural barriers to come fast friends they also discover a sinister plot - which may put into jeopardy everything and everyone they hold dear.« less
I enjoyed this book. The story tells us of 2 girls learning to accept the differences in their cultures as they realize they have some things in common. It also gives a good glimpse into the life of the Aborigine of recent times.