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Money Sense – Primary financial literacy

The Money Sense series provides an effective way to build a strong financial literacy foundation for primary aged students to address learning outcomes in HASS and Mathematics. Each title introduces young readers to basic economic concepts and vocabulary in an … Continue reading

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The Godwits – Bruce Pickworth

Bruce Pickworh and Lorraine Robertson have presented a thoughtful and thought-provoking visualisation of the plight of the migratory Bar-tailed Godwits due to habitat depletion. Harnessing dual perspectives through the voice of young Goa Wei living on the coast of China’s … Continue reading

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Get-Into-It-Guides: Hands-on hobbies for kids

A timely release as education focuses on the “maker movement” and the importance of hands-on active learning. The six titles in this series focus on indoor leisure and hobby interests that embrace crafts, games and the arts. Each book provides … Continue reading

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Mapping the Continents

Discover: Australia, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America This is a useful and engaging series to support Geography investigations in the primary classroom with full-color maps, photos, diagrams, drawings and symbols to aid interpretation and investigation. Each book’s … 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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The Bones and Teeth of Sara Levine

Sarah Levine’s run away success with Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons earned her several awards including an Honor Award in the Cook Prize Awards in 2014. This American award honors the best science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) picture … Continue reading

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Art’s Supplies & Spare Dog Parts – laughter for the younger reader

Art’s Supplies, written and illustrated by Chris Tougas, is a delightful and very clever picture book that explores a range of art mediums – pastels, pencils, paints, crayons, brushes, ink, markers and more – to tell the tale of how … Continue reading

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