Review Blog

Aug 27 2017

Literature to support the Australian curriculum: Annotated lists of fiction and poetry Book 2 by Fran Knight and Pat Pledger

cover image

Pledger Consulting, 2017. ISBN 9781876678531
Recommended as a teacher reference for both Junior and Senior School libraries and English faculties. This teacher resource book makes the book selection work of Teacher Librarians and English teachers much easier. It contains summaries of books organised under themes consistent with the Australian curriculum: Asian themes; indigenous themes, sustainability themes, poetry books, books suitable for class sets and read alouds.
Within each heading, books are also grouped under 3 student year level groupings: reception to year 3; years 4-6 and years 7-10.
Summaries indicate if teacher notes are available on the publisher website.
Most titles have been published within the last 5 years and there is a useful author index.
While the summaries are brief, there is sufficient for teachers to decide whether to seek further information on a title. According to Pat Pledger, Editor 'Most have been recommended by reviewers for ReadPlus and reviews are available at'
Ann Griffin

Archived Blog Entries
Latest News
CBCA Awards 2017 winners
2017 Inky Awards shortlist
Environment Award for Children's Literature 2017
Speech Pathology shortlist 2017
2017 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals
2017 Branford Boase Award
2017 UKLA Book Awards

ReadPlus Features
Print similar authors bookmark
Read similar authors
How to find lesson plans
Sample theme animation

Promote Reading
Staff holiday reading list 2016
South Australian Christian Schools Conference 2016 - Library Displays
Display calendars
Value of School Libraries
Library, Reading development and the Internet
Free Rights of the Reader Poster
Reviews: Author index
Bookmark and poster templates