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WWI and the home front video

Drawing on fascinating archival material, and interweaving fact with fiction, in this video award-winning author Dianne Wolfer deftly recreates the story of Fay Howe, the little girl from Breaksea Island. In doing so she depicts the hardships of those left at home during WWI — waiting, wondering and hoping. 

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No place like home

Being excited to contribute to the place you call home is what Kyle Hughes-Odgers’ art is all about. And it’s never too young to start in your own classroom! By helping students to discover their unique talents and their passions, we can support their involvement in the community and their ability to contribute.

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Deb Fitzpatrick reads from The Break

Even though The Break is Deb Fitzpatrick's first foray into adult fiction, this beautiful novel is also suitable for upper secondary school students. A freelance editor and writer, Deb has a Master of Arts (Creative Writing) from UWA and teaches professional writing and editing at Curtin University. Before The Break, Deb published two books for young adults and one for younger readers. Both young adult novels were made Notable Books by the Children’s Book Council of Australia.

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James Foley reads from The Last Viking

 

Before their most recent collaboration, award-winning creators Norman Jorgensen and James Foley released a fun picture book about a little boy who outwits local bullies by channelling his inner Viking. The Last Viking was its name and Knut was its hero.

Find out where all that pillaging began by listening to this reading of The Last Viking by James Foley.

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