Convictions

Convictions Jennie Lawrence is years old and she s sailing to Australia On a convict ship The year is Jennie Lawrence has been caught stealing and is sentenced to serve seven years in a penal colony in Au

  • Title: Convictions
  • Author: Judith Silverthorne
  • ISBN: 9781550506525
  • Page: 167
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jennie Lawrence is 14 years old and she s sailing to Australia On a convict ship.The year is 1842 Jennie Lawrence has been caught stealing and is sentenced to serve seven years in a penal colony in Australia Like many other women on board, she had been desperate and was only stealing food to feed her family.Life on board the ship is horrible from the start The crew isJennie Lawrence is 14 years old and she s sailing to Australia On a convict ship.The year is 1842 Jennie Lawrence has been caught stealing and is sentenced to serve seven years in a penal colony in Australia Like many other women on board, she had been desperate and was only stealing food to feed her family.Life on board the ship is horrible from the start The crew is brutal, and they beat the women who disobey orders or talk back The food is rotten and the drinking water is foul What little rest the women can get is disrupted by rats, bed bugs, and fleas.The only way to survive the voyage is if the women band together And so, with the help of her new family Sarah, Bridget, and Alice Jennie learns to never back down, never to give up and, above all, to stay true to her convictions.

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    1. Convictions is a fast-paced, compelling read about heart-breaking acts of injustice that are part of our social history. The setting is aboard a ship transporting 250 female convicts to serve their sentences in Australia in 1842. The story unfolds through the eyes of fourteen-year-old Jennie, who was caught taking a moldy bag of oats from a rubbish bin to feed her younger sisters. As we meet the convicts crammed into the bunks around her, each woman has an equally poignant tale of trying to surv [...]



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