Category Archives: English

It’s all a Matter of Opinion

The Matters of Opinion series examines a range of significant issues that affect teenagers today. Each title is structured to introduce the broad problem and then pose challenging questions to encourage readers to think about both the pros and cons … Continue reading

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CBCA 2016 Book Week Resources

I have just joined with the CBCA Tasmanian judge sharing our thoughts on the 2016 shortlist in a great session hosted by Eduwebinar – wonderful to hear about the judging process and share our thoughts on the fiction works in … Continue reading

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Pick your Poem – It’s Poetry Month!

Poetry is celebrated across America in April – National Poetry Month provides a wonderful platform to celebrate this often overlooked literary form. Although Australia hasn’t officially promoted¬† a similar celebration, 2016 sees the start of something good. Check out the … Continue reading

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People of Importance – A biographical series

This series presents a range of historical biographies representing contributors to the arts, exploration, philosophy, science and leaders in peace movements.¬† Each is written as a narrative combining facts and personal perspectives in an easy to read portrayal of the … Continue reading

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John Green: Star Author, Vlgobrother and Nerdfighter by Eric Braun.

Popular writer of contemporary young adult fiction, this biography provides insights into how John Green developed from a shy and nerdy high school geek into a major social media personality and widely acclaimed and celebrated author. This is an engaging … Continue reading

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