Reading Australia has partnered with Magabala Books to create resources for books by Indigenous authors and illustrators.View
Inspiring and supportive materials for teachers which engage learners in quality literature that will help them understand the big ideas and issues in life.
– Christine T, Department of Education
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It’s fantastic that quality Australian literature is linked to the Australian curriculum so that its use can be maximised.
– Dale S, Primary (ACT)
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Promotion of Australian stories and voices is central to our work as teachers, and I love the way the resources are written BY teachers.
– Linda R, Secondary (WA)
In a poor village in northern China, a small boy will soon become a dancer, one of the finest dancers in the world . . . So begins The Peasant Prince, the true story of Li Cunxin’s extraordinary life. Based upon his internationally best-selling memoir, Mao’s Last Dancer, this remarkable picture book captures the essence of one of the most inspiring stories to come from China in many years.
‘The Boat’ is a collection of short stories quite unusual in their range, both geographically and emotionally. Lee is a virtuoso as well as a born storyteller, and when he touches on subjects like the story of migration from Asia to Australia in a wretched boat he enters a world that is …
What can be done with the short short story? Tom Cho shows us, with great variety and always-live language. Acutely actual, Cho’s fictions speak from the life of the young, looking in many directions and making choices not available to older generations. This is on the exciting edge of literary.