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2014 Linking Literature to Learning


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Picture Book

Little Wing by Katherine Battersby (2016)

Time for Bed, Daddy by Dave Hackett (2015)

A Curry for Murray by Kate Hunter and Lucia Masciullo (2015)

My Mum is a Magician by Damon Young and Peter Carnavas (2018)

My Nanna is a Ninja by Damon Young and Peter Carnavas (2014)

My Pop is a Pirate by Damon Young and Peter Carnavas (2015)

My Sister is a Superhero by Damon Young & Peter Carnavas (2016)

Sylvia by Christine Sharp (2014)

Here in the Garden by Briony Stewart (2014)

Xander's Panda Party by Linda Sue Park and Matt Phelan (2013)

It Wasn't Me! by Belinda Jeffrey (2013)

Bea by Christine Sharp (2013)

The Red Wheelbarrow by Briony Stewart (2012)

Squish Rabbit by Katherine Battersby (2011, 2nd ed 2014)

Brave Squish Rabbit by Katherine Battersby (2012)

Schumann the Shoeman by John Danalis and Stella Danalis (2009, 2nd ed 2012)

The Third Gift by Linda Sue Park and Bagram Ibatoulline (2011)

Tobias Blow by Zacharey Jane and Rosalie Street (2011)

The Flying Orchestra by Clare McFadden (2010)

Bertha and Bear by Christine Sharp (2017)

Teaching the Teacher by Joan van Loon and Chantal Stewart (2008)


Younger Reader

Kelsey and the Quest of the Porcelain Doll by Rosanne Hawke (2014)

Spud & Charli by Samantha Wheeler (2014)

Smooch & Rose by Samantha Wheeler (2013)

Chook Chook: Saving the Farm by Wai Chim (2014)

Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City by Wai Chim (2013)

Chook Chook: Mei's Secret Pets by Wai Chim (2012)

My Dog Doesn't Like Me by Elizabeth Fensham (2014)

Matty and Bill for Keeps by Elizabeth Fensham (2012)

Bill Rules by Elizabeth Fensham (2010)

Matty Forever by Elizabeth Fensham (2009)

Snowidea by Pat Flynn (2008)

The Toilet Kid by Pat Flynn (2009)

The Trophy Kid by Pat Flynn (2010)

Pookie Aleera is Not My Boyfriend by Steven Herrick (2012)

Untangling Spaghetti by Steven Herrick (2009)

Rhyming Boy by Steven Herrick (2008)

Adventures of a Late Night Swearer by Nette Hilton (2008)

Swashbuckler by James Moloney (2nd ed 2011)

Buzzard Breath and Brains by James Moloney (2011)

Home to Mother by Doris Pilkington (2006)

Batty Business by Toni Risson (2008)

Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers by Briony Stewart (2011)

Kumiko and the Dragon's Secret by Briony Stewart (2010)

Kumiko and the Dragon by Briony Stewart (2007)


Middle Reader

The Leopard Princess by Rosanne Hawke (2016)

Daughter of Nomads by Rosanne Hawke (2016)

The Secrets We Keep by Nova Weetman (2016)

Mister Cassowary by Samantha Wheeler (2015)

On Track by Kathryn Apel (2015)

Bully on the Bus by Kathryn Apel (2014)

Don't Kiss Girls and other silly stories by Pat Flynn (2014)

My Totally Awesome Story by Pat Flynn and Peter Carnavas (2012)

Bleakboy and Hunter Stand Out in the Rain by Steven Herrick (2014)

The Simple Gift by Steven Herrick (2nd ed 2014)

Word Hunters: War of the Word Hunters by Nick Earls and Terry Whidborne (2013)

Word Hunters: The Lost Hunters by Nick Earls and Terry Whidborne (2013)

Word Hunters: The Curious Dictionary by Nick Earls and Terry Whidborne (2012)

When My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue Park (2013)

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park (2012)

Stay Well Soon by Penny Tangey (2013)

Killer Ute by Rosanne Hawke (2nd ed, 2013)

Sailmaker by Rosanne Hawke (2nd ed, 2013)

The Keeper by Rosanne Hawke (2nd ed, 2013)

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai (2012)

Galactic Adventures: First Kids in Space by Tristan Bancks (2011)

Rain May and Captain Daniel by Catherine Bateson (2002)

Pirate X by Sherryl Clark (2011)

One Perfect Pirouette by Sherryl Clark (2010)

Tracey Binns is Lost by Sherryl Clark (2009)

Tracey Binns is Trouble by Sherryl Clark (2008)

Taj and the Great Camel Trek by Rosanne Hawke 2011)

Mosquito Advertising: The Crunch Campaign by Kate Hunter (2012)

Mosquito Advertising: The Blade Brief by Kate Hunter (2011)

Mosquito Advertising: The Parfizz Pitch by Kate Hunter (2010)

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park (2011)

Edsel Grizzler: Ghostly Shadows by James Roy (2011)

Edsel Grizzler: Rescue Mission by James Roy (2010)

Edsel Grizzler: Voyage to Verdada by James Roy (2009)

Wombat Warriors by Samantha Wheeler (2017)

Turtle Trackers by Samantha Wheeler (2018)

Everything I've Never Said by Samantha Wheeler (2018)


Young Adult

Word Hunters: Top Secret Files by Nick Earls and Terry Whidborne

Everything Is Changed by Nova Weetman (2016)

Becoming Aurora by Elizabeth Kasmer (2016)

Another Night in Mullet Town by Steven Herrick (2016)

One Would Think the Deep by Claire Zorn (2016)

Ask Me Anything by Rebecca Sparrow (2015)

Frankie and Joely by Nova Weetman (2015)

Talk Under Water by Kathryn Lomer (2015)

Just a Queen by Jane Caro (2015)

Just a Girl by Jane Caro (2011)

The Haunting of Lily Frost by Nova Weetman (2014)

The Protected by Claire Zorn (2014)

The Sky So Heavy by Claire Zorn (2013)

Head of the River by Pip Harry (2014)

I'll Tell You Mine by Pip Harry (2012)

Sandy Feet by Nikki Buick (2014)

Silver People by Margarita Engle (2014)

Cry Blue Murder by Kim Kane and Marion Roberts (2013)

The Messenger Bird by Rosanne Hawke (2012)

One Long Thread by Belinda Jeffrey (2012)

City by James Roy (2012)

The Invisible Hero by Elizabeth Fensham (2011)

The Line Formation by Pat Flynn (2006)

The Airdancer of Glass by Catherine Bateson (2004)

A Dangerous Girl by Catherine Bateson (2000)

His Name in Fire by Catherine Bateson (2006)

Millie and the Night Heron by Catherine Bateson (2005)

Painted Love Letters by Catherine Bateson (2002)

Loku and the Shark Attack by Deborah Carlyon (2006)

Bloody Liggie by Ken Catran (2003)

Daredevils by Bill Condon (2007)

After January by Nick Earls (2010)

Fireshadow by Anthony Eaton (2nd ed 2013)

A New Kind of Dreaming by Anthony Eaton (2012)

Goodbye Jamie Boyd by Elizabeth Fensham (2008)

Miss McAllister's Ghost by Elizabeth Fensham (2008)

The Bogan Mondrian by Steven Herrick (2018)

Big River, Little Fish by Belinda Jeffrey (2010)

Brown Skin Blue by Belinda Jeffrey (2009)

What Now Tilda B? by Kathryn Lomer (2010)

The Spare Room by Kathryn Lomer (2004)

Bronco, Fi, Maddie and Me by Pauline Luke (2007)

Hexenhaus by Nikki McWatters (2016)

Liberty by Nikki McWatters (2018)

Angela by James Moloney (2009)

A Bridge to Wiseman's Cove by James Moloney (2007)

Dougy by James Moloney (2nd ed 2009)

Gracey by James Moloney (2009)

Touch Me by James Moloney (2007)

A Boat for Bridget by James Roy (2001)

The 'S' Word by James Roy (2006)

Town by James Roy (2007)

Find Your Feet by Rebecca Sparrow (2013)

Find Your Tribe by Rebecca Sparrow (2010)

Clara in Washington by Penny Tangey (2011)

Loving Richard Feynman by Penny Tangey (2009)

High Hopes on Sea by Jenny Wagner (2005)

At Seventeen by Celeste Walters (2008)

Deception by Celeste Walters (2005)


Senior Secondary Fiction

Omega Park by Amy Barker (2009)

Home by Larissa Behrendt (2009)

Anatomy of Wings by Karen Foxlee (2009)


Senior Secondary non- fiction

Einstein's Heroes by Robyn Arianrhod (2003)

Made in Queensland by Ross Fitzgerald, Lyndon Megarrity and David Symons (2009)


Graphic Novels

Zenobia by Martin Dürr and Lars Horneman (2018)


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