Reading Australia has partnered with Magabala Books to create resources for books by Indigenous authors and illustrators.View
Inspiring and supportive materials for teachers which engage learners in quality literature that will help them understand the big ideas and issues in life.
– Christine T, Department of Education
It’s fantastic that quality Australian literature is linked to the Australian curriculum so that its use can be maximised.
– Dale S, Primary (ACT)
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Promotion of Australian stories and voices is central to our work as teachers, and I love the way the resources are written BY teachers.
– Linda R, Secondary (WA)
An Aboriginal girl is taken from her family by the government and sent to a children’s home. She sings and dreams of her mother and the life they once shared but each morning is woken by the bell to the harsh reality of the children’s home. Finally, one day she unlocks the door and takes her first step toward home.
The novel’s portrait of life in the precariously settled coastal town of Desperance centres on the powerful Phantom family, leader of the Westend Pricklebush people, and its battles with old Joseph Midnight’s renegade Eastend mob on the one hand, and the white officials of Uptown