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Lone Pine


Lone Pine
2014
First World War Centenary Edition.
Children's Book Council Notable Book

Published by Little Hare
Available from bookshops or purchase a signed copy from margwarner1@gmail.com

Lone Pine


Lone Pine 2012
Children's Book Council Notable Book

From a battlefield at Gallipoli, a soldier sends a pine cone home to his mother. The Lone Pine tree his mother grew from the seeds of this pine cone is now a tree of national significance in the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

Write and Connect Write and Connect 2013
www.readyed.net  

The Write and Connect three book series is written specifically for lower secondary students who are not writing at their expected level of competency.
It focuses on reteaching basic writing skills and concepts through high interest texts and activities that break down writing tasks into manageable parts, encouraging students to succeed with their writing.

Read and Succeed

Read and Succeed

www.readyed.net
 (2012) The Read and Succeed three book series is written specifically for lower secondary students who are not reading at their expected level of competency.
It focuses on reteaching basic reading skills and concepts through high interest texts and activities that encourage students to succeed with their reading.
Kangaroo  Footprints

Kangaroo Footprints

 (2011)
 Kangaroo Footprints is a 75 page book of fun activities and information pages of  fascinating facts about Australia's kangaroos.
All pages are photocopy masters.
Students will learn about the macropod family of animals: how and where they live, how they care for their young and the threats they face.
Order details available on www.kangaroofootprints.com.au
on the Kangaroo Book page.

Australian Wildlife

Australian Wildlife

(2009) Australian Wildlife activity book
www.readyed.net

Australian Wildlife encourages students to look in detail at twelve well known Australian animals and to develop an understanding and appreciation of living things. Practical, fun and curriculum linked, the activities ensure students enjoy and engage with Science lessons.

 

Fun, Quizzes, Puzzles and Games

Fun Quizzes, Puzzles and Games

(2009)
www.readyed.net
The book contains over forty quizzes, puzzles and games, many with an Australian theme. It has been designed to not only develop students' literacy and numeracy skills, but also to extend their general knowledge.

Exploring the Unknown
Exploring the Unknown
(2010)
www.pearsoned.com.au/schools


The Insights series consists of books that feature an aspect of Australian history, culture, environment and people.
Exploring the Unknown follows courageous explorers who sought to map not only the land of Australia but also the icy landscape of Antarctica.


EasyWords

  Easy English
  (2010)   
 www.readyed.net
 The Easy English series consists of eight books, which are designed for
 ESL / ESD students with little or no experience of  English.
 

The series consists of: Easy Words, Easy Read and Write, More EasyRead and Write, Easy Punctuation, Easy Grammar, Easy Text Types, More Easy Text Types and Easy Editing and  Proofreading.  

Pushing Boundaries

Pushing Boundaries

several contributors)
Blueprints series www.rigby.com.au

People push boundaries in many ways - in science, in medicine, in sport, testing themselves against Nature and in other activities. Read about many people who have stepped outside their comfort zone to push personal boundaries


Thinking Globally

Thinking Globally

(several contributors)
Blueprints series   www.rigby.com.au

There are many challenges facing  our world - climate change,  pollution, poverty, overpopulation and more. Read about people and  organisations committed to saving the planet and how you can make a  difference.


Exploring the Unknown

Exploring the Unknown

(2010)
Blueprints series  www.rigby com.au

Indigenous people had inhabited Australia for many thousands of years before European settlers arrived. Read about the explorers who set out to explore and map the continent and faced many challenges during  their expeditions.

   
Our Energy Choices

Our Energy Choices

(Several contributors)
Blueprint series www.rigby.com.au

Did you know that each time you turn on the tv or travel by car you're contributing to your carbon footprint? Did you know that in Australia that most of our energy comes from fossil fuels? Discover how you can help our planet and be a wise energy user.


Shaping Our Nation

Shaping our Nation

(Several contributors) Blueprint series www.rigby.com.au

Read about the diverse experiences that have helped shape who we are as Australians.



Teachers4Teachers Publications

Teachers4Teachers Publications

Reading Box Blue, Reading Box  Green and coming soon Reading Box Red. High interest subject matter and great illustrations.
Available from www.teachers4teachers.com.au

Noise in the Night


Noise in the Night

(2008)
Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! series www.blake.com.au
Illustrated by James Hart

Kate and her brother Sam have enjoyed spending school holidays on their grandparents' farm. On their last day they discover a beautiful blue egg. What happens next is amazing.

How many native birds and animals can you find in the story? Go to the Just for Kids page for the answers and more wildlife activities.




Waterwise

(2008)
Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! series www.blake.com.au
Illustrated by James Hart

You know that water is vital for life on planet earth, but did you know that the same water is continually being recycled around the Earth?

This book is filled with lots of amazing stories, poems, facts and a play called
'Go With the Flow'

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

(2007) (Several contributors)
Aboriginal people have been living on the Australian continent for more than 40,000 years. Listen to ancient Dreamtimestories,read about Australia's early explorers andmeet some of the convict children aboard the First Fleet and find out why they were sent to Austrlalia.


Gone Feral

(2002)
Barrie Publishing Ltd. www.barriepublishing.com.au
Illustrations from photo libraries

Interesting facts about introduced species that have gone feral. Rabbits, foxes and cane toads are just a few that have gone feral. Published as part of the Australian History series.

beautiful blue egg. What happens next is amazing.

How many native birds and animals can you find in the story? Go to the Just for Kids page for the answers and more wildlife activities

Machines

Machines

(2007) (Several contributors)
Blueprints series www.rigby.com.au

Machines help make life and work easier in many ways but what happens when a machine stops working. Find out when you read 'The Disappearing Socks'.


 

Inside Castle Walls

Inside the Castle Walls

(2001)
Barrie Publishing Ltd www.barriepublishing.com.au
Illustrated by Tracie Grimwood, Xianhyi Mo and Jingwen Wang

The secrets of a castle are revealed - from the moat to the dungeon to a knight's armour or design your own coat of arms. Published as part of the Scooter series.


Gone Feral

Gone Feral

(2002)
Barrie Publishing Ltd. www.barriepublishing.com.au


Interesting facts about introduced species that have gone feral. Rabbits, foxes
and cane toads are just a few that have gone feral. Published as part of the Australian History series.

Grreypath Writers' Anthology 2004


Greypath Writers' Anthology(2004)


Hawker-Brownlow Education 2004 www.greypath.com
Illustrated by Jenny Springett

Co-edited by Margaret Warner and June Keir, the stories and poems in the anthology were submitted by graduates of the Greypath Creative Writing Course and the editors.

Max and Friends

Max and Friends

(2007)
Aussie Notes www.jennysclassroom.com.au
Illustrated by Carolyn Mcmurtrie

"Max and Friends' includes three stories in colour on CD. 'Max and Friends', 'Where Do You Live?' and ' Having Fun' are interesting stories about familiar topics with repetition of vocab to develop reading confidence. The stories are especially suitable for beginner readers, children with learning difficulties and ESL students. The workbook consolidates reading skills and helps children gain confidence, with parental help.


Greypath Anthology 2006

Greypath Writers' Anthology(2006)
Hawker-Brownlow Education www.greypath.com
Illustrated by Denise Milne Hastings

Co-edited by Margaret Warner and June Keir, the stories and poems in this anthology were submitted by graduates of the Greypath Creative Writing Course and the editors.

Max and Friends Book2 Pets and  Pals

Max and Friends Book 2 Pets and Pals

(2007)
Aussie Notes www.jennysclassroom.com.au
Illustrated by Carolyn McMurtrie

The familiar characters in Book 1 are continued in this series with three stories about pets -'Max and Jess', 'Emma and Bluey' and 'Jack, Bart and Bert'. Repetition of vocab introduced in Book 1 combined with new vocab encourages reading confidence. Stories are in colour on CD and the workbook provides practice to consolidate reading skills and encourage reading confidence, with parent help.


Family Voyages

Family Voyages

(2007)
www.rigby.com.au
Illustrations from photo libraries.

Families from all over the world have made Australia their home. This is a topic book for the new Rigby Blueprints series unit 1 'Families in Focus'.

Celebrations

Celebrations

(2007)
www.rigby.com.au
Illustrations from photo libraries
Celebrations are held for many different reasons, from birthdays to weddings. This is a topic book Celebrations for the new Rigby Blueprints literacy series unit 1 'Families in Focus'.
Come On Aussie

Come on Aussie!

(2007)
Blueprints series www.rigby.com.au
Illustrations by Connah Brecon.

Have you ever heard the saying 'bring a plate'? Do you know what a 'dog's breakfast' is? There are many interesting things to learn about how Australian people speak. Find out more when you 'have a Captain Cook' at this book. It's bonzer!

A Healthy Life


A Healthy Life

(2007)
Blueprints series www.rigby.com.au
Illustrated by Xiangi Moi & Dee Texidor

Here's a nutty fact - did you know that our muscles are 75% water? No wonder our legs sometimes feel like jelly! Look inside this book to find out lots more facts likethis, plus plenty of good tips for staying healthy.

Australia, My Country Big Ideas Book

Australia, My Country Big Ideas Book

(2007.Several contributors)
Blueprints series www.rigby.com.au

Aussies are famous for their' tall tales'. Read about Jessie the blue heeler, smarter than the average dog who 'saves the day' in the very tall tale 'Smart as Paint'.

 

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