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Nitty Gritty 3: The Present : 9781869706432

Nitty Gritty 3: The Present

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Edition
 
1st
ISBN
 
9781869706432
ISBN 10
 
1869706439
Published
 
22/05/2009
Published by
 
Pearson New Zealand
Pages
 
160
Format
 
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Title type
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Description

On Julie's fourteenth birthday, her fathersurprises her with Rudy – a weird boxer golden retriever mix with a mashed face and a furry tail. But Julie’s world is soon turned upside down by her father’s departure from the family home, her mother’s emotional breakdown and her dad’s new girlfriend, who isn't the woman he thinks she is ...

Features & benefits
What Nitty Gritty brings to your classroom:
  • High interest, rich texts with themes relevant and of interest to young adolescents
  • Stimulating and engaging discussion prompts, and activities focusing on key critical literacy areas including author purpose, power of language, characterisation, bias, point of view and more.
  • Cutting-edge design and text layout to engage young adult readers
  • Text written by a range of local and international authors including Diana Noonan, Jillian Sullivan, William Taylor, Stu Duval, Tina Shaw, John Lockyer, Glynne MacLean and more
  • a range of genres: mystery, adventure, historical fiction, science fiction, fantasy and contemporary fiction
  • Different social and cultural perspectives, strong themes and messages to spark discussion. and encourage the questioning, challenging and deconstructing of texts
  • Gatefold back covers with critical literacy discussion prompts for literature circles.