Many people have written about the Stolen Generations and related themes in popular literature. You can find a selection of these works below. 

Children's Books

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  • Helen Bell, Idjhil: And the Land Cried for Its Lost Soul (University of Western Australia Press, 1996).
  • Healing Foundation, Marlee's Mob (Inception Strategies) View
  • Anthony Hill, The Burnt Stick (Puffin 1996).
  • Sally Morgan, Remembered by Heart: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing (Fremantle Press, 2014).
  • Sally Morgan, Sister Heart (Fremantle Press, 2015).
  • Doris (Garimara) Pilkington, Home To Mother (University of Queensland Press, 2006).
  • Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter, Took the Children Away (One Dall Hill, 2010)
  • Trina Saffioti and Norma MacDonald, Stolen Girl (Magabala Books, 2011).
  • Lisa Miranda Sarzin and Lauren Briggs, Stories for Simon (Random House Australia, 2015).


  • Rosalie Fraser, Shadow Child: A Memoir of the Stolen Generation (Hale and Iremonger 1998).
  • Ruth Hegarty, Is that you, Ruthie? (University of Queensland, 1999).
  • John Moriarty, Saltwater Fella (Viking Australia, 2000)
  • Mary Terszak, Orphaned by the Colour of My Skin (Routledge 2007)


  • Doris (Garimara) Pilkington, Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence (University of Queensland Press, 2002).
  • Gail Jones, Sorry (Europa Editions 2007).



  • Jane Harrison, Stolen (Currency Press, 2006).