How wonderful it was to recently talk to the Eco Rangers, Ebony and Jay after they recently brave as they protected our environment and saved a Pelican in Peril.
A Great Escape is a story of courage, resilience and bravery during a time of uncertainty. Felice Arena has again written about a difficult topic in a way that keeps the reader invested in the story.
“Lottie has a secret…Only Lottie knew that a shark was hiding in the swimming pool.” Each week at Swimming lesson Lottie just sits and watches, making sure the shark doesn’t eat her. It is not until one week that Lottie makes a new friend Walter, that she begins to find her bravery.
Reading 47 degrees opened my eyes to the realities of what was faced on Black Saturday ten years ago. Justin D’Ath has captured his experiences and put it into a work of fiction for ages 10 years and over.
Going outside seems simple right? Just as telling you about this book should also be simple, but it’s not, I barely know where to start. It had me on edge the whole time, I was confused and even frustrated, the solutions seemed so simple but they weren’t. My heart ached, I wanted Ele to be safe, to be free, to understand what the Outside is.
Alfred’s War is a moving tribute to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Veterans, and the sacrifices they made as they served our country. This poignant story opens the readers hearts to the Indigenous Australians contribution to the war, and the lack of support and discrimination they were subject to on their return home.