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Literature for the Classroom: Early Years and Primary

About this guide

This guide has been created to highlight good quality fiction to be integrated across curriculum F-12. Myth and Legend are included. Some Non-Fiction titles have also been included to support National Curriculum Cross Curriculum Priorities.

ReadPlus Review Blog

Pat Pledger (Director, Pledger Consulting) edits the ReadPlus Review blog.  Contributors to this blog include many well known figures in the Australian children's and YA literature world. This blog is an excellent way to ensure that you have access to authoritative book reviews to assist your program planning decisions.  Subscribe to ReadPlus for a range of additional services and materials.

Register for Scootle

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Register for access to Scootle resources.

Scootle is the portal to in excess of 20,000 digital resources that are free for use in all Australian schools through the National Digital Learning Resources Network. The resources are made available to teachers through State and Territory portals or Scootle. Tertiary academics and pre-service teachers can now access resources through the Scootle portal. You must register. See below for instructions to fill fields in the registration form.

CBCA Book of the Year 2020: Winners and honour books

CBCA Book of the Year 2020

Presenting the 2020 Children's Book Council of Australia Shortlist.

Watch the special Shortlist announcement on Youtube.

Download the 2020 Shortlist in PDF

CBCA Short Listed 2020


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