It is the story of Margaret, an Aboriginal girl who gets torn away from her family and first gets put into a home with other girls who get treated worse than prisoners, then gets adopted by a white family and goes to live on a farm where, even though she is treated well in the house, gets treated like a second class citizen in school and in town.
I really felt for her and had my eyes opened as to the inequalities the native
Australians had to put up with back only a few decades ago.
I do thoroughly recommend this book. Get a sample, you'll soon want to keep reading