The Conversation, 7 Feb 2019. When we share diverse books with children, they see themselves reflected and affirmed and we broaden their perspectives and understandings of those that are different to themselves. Read the article here
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readingaustralia.com.au Fantastic resource for teachers. For example: How to build the perfect classroom library Literature units for primary teachers Teachers’ Corner
Announcing: “A Literature Companion for Teachers” (2nd edition) by Lorraine McDonald. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Book and ePub versions both available. Published by PETAA. Order here (PETAA members will receive this book as part of their Summer Member Pack.)
readingaustralia.com.au is a fantastic resource for teachers. See http://readingaustralia.com.au/books/amy-and-louis/ for resources you can use with “Amy and Louis” by Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood.
The Conversation, 3 March 2014. – Fantasy novels are very popular with children (consider JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books and Stephenie Meyer’s ‘Twilight’ series. One of the most obvious benefits of fantasy is that it allows readers to experiment with different ways of seeing the world. It comments on social reality through indirections (metaphor, […]