Mary and her young brother Peter are the only survivors of an aircrash in the middle of the Australian desert. They are facing death from exhaustion and starvation when they meet and Aboriginal boy who helps them to survive, and guides them on their long journey. But the inevitable clash of cultures leads to a tragic misunderstanding which causes the boy's death.
Original title: The Children
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Adventure→ Wilderness Survival