Teachers Notes

Publishers’ teaching notes for CBCA Book of the Year Short List 2015

Book of the Year: Older Readers

Atkins, Clare. Nona & Me, Black Inc.

http://www.blackincbooks.com/sites/blackincbooks.com/files/nona-and-me-teaching-notes.pdf

Bongers, Christine. Intruder, Random House Australia

https://penguin.com.au/teachers#secondary

Groth, Darren. Are You Seeing Me? Random House Australia

https://penguin.com.au/teachers#secondary

Keil, Melissa. The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl, Hardie Grant Egmont

http://www.hardiegrant.com.au/egmont/resources/teachers-resources/other-fiction

Sweeney, Diana. The Minnow, Text Publishing

https://d2wzqffx6hjwip.cloudfront.net/text-publishing/assets/49/33a720490a11e4b23ff36e669d1dae/Sweeney_Minnow_TeachersNotes.pdf

Zorn, Claire. The Protected, University of Queensland Press

http://www.uqp.uq.edu.au/store/images/Hi-RES/teachersnotes/1300/3569.pdfhttp://www.uqp.uq.edu.au/store/images/Hi-RES/teachersnotes/1300/3569.pdfhttp://www.uqp.uq.edu.au/store/images/Hi-RES/teachersnotes/1300/3569.pdf

 

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

Bancks, Tristan. Two Wolves, Random House Australia

http://www.randomhouse.com.au/content/teachers/tr_twowolves.pdf

Condon, Bill, ill. Norling, Beth. The Simple Things, Allen & Unwin

https://www.allenandunwin.com/documents/teachers-resources/583-simplethings9781743317242tn

Gleeson, Libby, ill. Blackwood, Freya. The Cleo Stories: The Necklace and the Present, Allen & Unwin

*No notes available on website

Herrick, Steven. Bleakboy and Hunter Stand out in the Rain, University of Queensland Press

http://www.uqp.uq.edu.au/store/images/Hi-RES/teachersnotes/1288/3291.pdf

Janu, Tamsin Figgy in the World, Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia

http://www.scholastic.com.au/schools/education/teacherresources/assets/pdfs/Figgy%20in%20the%20World.pdf

Rossell, Judith. Withering-by-Sea: a Stella Montgomery Intrigue, ABC Books Harper Collins Publishers

http://www.scool.scholastic.com.au/schoolzone/toolkit/assets/pdfs/Withering-by-Sea.pdf

 

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Blabey, Aaron. Pig the Pug, Scholastic Press, Scholastic Australia

http://resource.scholastic.com.au/resourcefiles/8303794_18556.pdf

Gibbes, Lesley, ill. King, Stephen Michael. Scary Night, Working Title Press

http://www.workingtitlepress.com.au/teachers_notes/Teacher%20Notes%20Scary%20Night.pdf

Gleeson, Libby, ill. Blackwood, Freya. Go to Sleep, Jessie! Little Hare, Hardie Grant Egmont

http://www.hardiegrant.com.au/egmont/resources/teachers-resources/picture-books

Hughes, Jenny, ill. Bentley, Jonathan. A House of Her Own, Hardie Grant Egmont

http://www.hardiegrant.com.au/egmont/resources/teachers-resources/picture-books

King, Stephen Michael. Snail and Turtle are Friends, Scholastic Press, Scholastic Australia

http://resource.scholastic.com.au/resourcefiles/8256140_13857.pdf

Lester, Alison. Noni the Pony goes to the Beach, Allen & Unwin

http://www.scool.scholastic.com.au/schoolzone/toolkit/assets/pdfs/noni.pdf

 

Picture Book of the Year

Balla, Trace. Rivertime, Allen & Unwin

https://www.allenandunwin.com/browse/books/childrens/picture-books/Rivertime-Trace-Balla-9781743316337

Blackwood, Freya, Text Kobald, Irena, My Two Blankets, Little Hare, Hardie Grant Egmont

http://www.hardiegrant.com.au/egmont/resources/teachers-resources/picture-books

Camilleri, Michael, text Metzenthen, David. One Minute’s Silence, Allen & Unwin

https://www.allenandunwin.com/documents/teachers-resources/335-oneminutessilence9781743316245tn

King, Stephen Michael, Text Millard, Glenda. The Duck and the Darklings, Allen & Unwin

https://www.allenandunwin.com/documents/teachers-resources/257-duckandthedarklings9781743312612tn

Voutila, Ritva, Wild, Margaret. The Stone Lion, Little hare, Hardie Grant Egmont

http://www.hardiegrant.com.au/egmont/resources/teachers-resources/picture-books

Whatley, Bruce, Text French, Jackie. Fire, Scholastic Press, Scholastic Australia

http://lamontbooks.com.au/media/14424/Fire-Teacher-Notes.pdf

 

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

Barnard, Simon. A-Z of Convicts in Van Diemen’s Land, Text Publishing

https://d2wzqffx6hjwip.cloudfront.net/textpublishing/assets/3a/3b610049d111e49d8bf9a34ac5f060/Barnard_A-Z_Teachingnotes.pdf

Divaroren, Demet & Pajalic, Amra (editors). Coming of Age: Growing Up Muslim in Australia, Allen & Unwin

https://www.allenandunwin.com/documents/teachers-resources/243-comingofage9781743312926tn

Freeman, Pamela. Mary’s Australia: How Mary Mackillop Changed Australia, Black Dog Books Walker Books Australia

http://www.walkerbooks.com.au/statics/dyn/1401406061694/Our-Stories-Marys-Australia.pdf

Jolly, Jane, ill. Ingpen, Robert, Tea and Sugar Christmas, National Library of Australia

http://publishing.nla.gov.au/documents/TeaandSugarChristmasTeachersNotes.pdf

Saxby, Claire, ill. Byrne, Graham. Emu, Walker Books Australia

http://www.walkerbooks.com.au/statics/dyn/1403655814938/Emu-Classroom-Ideas.pdf

Walker, Carlie, ill. Hatherly, Brett. Audacity: Stories of Heroic Australians in Wartime, Department of Veterans’ Affairs

https://www.awm.gov.au/sites/default/files/Audacity.pdf

 

Crichton Award for New Illustrators

Balla, Trace. Rivertime, Allen & Unwin

https://www.allenandunwin.com/browse/books/childrens/picture-books/Rivertime-Trace-Balla-9781743316337

Briggs, Karen, Text Seden, Paul. Kick with my Left Foot, Allen & Unwin

http://www.thelittlebigbookclub.com.au/sites/thelittlebigbookclub.com.au/files/files/title_resource/4-5_kick_with_my_left_foot.pdf

Note: these are not publisher’s notes.

Camilleri, Michael, Text Metzenthen, David. One Minute’s Silence, Allen & Unwin

https://www.allenandunwin.com/documents/teachers-resources/335-oneminutessilence9781743316245tn

Cowxher, Robin, Text Fenton, Corrinne. Little Dog and the Christmas Wish, Walker Books Australia

http://lamontbooks.com.au/media/24964/Little-Dogs-Christmas-Wish.pdf

Note: these are not the publisher’s notes.

Green, Snip, Text Dumbleton, Mike. Meet Douglas Mawson, Random House Australia

http://www.randomhouse.com.au/content/teachers/meetdouglasmawson.pdf

Tobin, Leanne, Text Kwaymullina, Ambelin. The Lost Girl, Walker Books Australia

http://resource.scholastic.com.au/resourceFiles/8300121_19169.pdf