Teachers Resources

Welcome to the teachers resources page.

These pages are especially for teachers and librarians to assist you in the promotion and teaching of literature in schools and to help foster a love of good books and reading in children.  Novels, non-fiction, class set suggestions, teacher reference books, books for preschoolers: you'll find them all here.

It is our aim to help you in the classroom so in this section you will find teachers' notes for over 70 of our books, book reviews by other teachers, book-linked activities for the classroom and lots more.

Our Best Books for Schools 2019 January to July catalogue is now available. Download your copy here.

Download the order form for the Best Books for Schools 2019 (August-December) here.
 














 

Our Australian Primary Prize 2019 order form is now available. Download your copy here.

Our Australian Secondary Prize 2019 order form is now available. Download your copy here

Our November/December 2019 Primary School order form is now available. Download your copy here.

Our November/December 2019 Secondary School order form is now available. Download your copy here

Education News

This month let’s take a break from new fiction and picture books for young people, and instead focus on books for anyone fascinated by the state of play in education today. The first asks the very important question, are we providing the best education system we can in Australia? The answer, according to one of Australia’s leading educators, Alan Reid AM, is not pretty. In Changing Australian Education, he critiques the current situation and proposes a new direction in policy and practice that will generate plenty of conversation for you and your colleagues in 2020. And don’t forget the astoundingly honest and readable Teacher by Gabbi Stroud – arguably the most widely read book about education of the last decade.

November titles for children and YA readers with Teachers' Tips available include: The Painted PoniesPaddy T and the Time-travelling TrampolineFunny Bones and The Magnolia Sword.

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