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Why did it take so long! This is fantastic. What a brilliant way to support teachers choosing quality Australian literature.
Sarah C, Primary/Secondary (SA)
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Reading Australia is a fabulous resource for teachers wanting to include top quality Australian books into their curriculum. Absolutely great for the time-poor.
– Jo Anne P, Primary (ACT)
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Varied, layered, enriching – Reading Australia paves practical pathways into our national reading culture. Students and teachers will tap into the treasure trove, encouraging learning.
– Jennifer J, Secondary (SA)
Set on Groote Eylandt, this beautiful book invites children to look for animals in different habitats throughout the course of one day. A beautiful story for the very young that brings to vivid life the unique world of Groote Eylandt.
The story of Bran Nue Dae concerns Willie, who having been expelled from the missionary school in Perth returns to Broome on the far north coast of Western Australia. Before leaving Perth, however, he finds his Uncle Tadpole and together they make the journey home with a hippie and a German tourist