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Junior Resource Centre: Younger Readers

Book Week 2017: Escape from Everywhere: Younger Readers

Rockhopping

Jigsaw

Written and Illustrated by Trace Balla

Dragonfly Song

Dragonfly Song

Themes: Journey, quest, loneliness, ancient Greek mythology

Teaching notes   PETAA    Allen & Unwin

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Within These Walls

Within These Walls

Themes: Holocaust, war, family, resilience. Please note: This text involves themes of war, death and loss. As with all texts about the Holocaust, this book will need to be introduced to students with sensitivity.

Teaching Notes  PETAA   Scholastic

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Mrs Whitlam

Mrs Whitlam

Themes: Identity, Care for animals, Racism, Poverty and Privilege

Teaching Notes   PETAA     Magabala Books

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A Most Magical Girl

A Most Magical Girl

Written by Karen Foxlee

Themes: Magic, journey, friendship, bravery

Teaching Notes   PETAA

video - student review

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Jimmy Cook Discovers Third Grade

Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers Third Grade

Themes: Explorers, history, adventure

Teaching notes  PETAA  

Book Trailer

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