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Nitty Gritty 2: My Summer of the Lions

William Taylor

Nitty Gritty 2: My Summer of the Lions

By William Taylor
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Overview
Author
William Taylor
ISBN
9781869705855
Published Date
30/11/2007
Pages
152

With a dead mother and a father who seems too preoccupied with his own grief to care what his son gets up to, the only friends Martin can talk to are a couple of old zoo lions. But they can't help him when his life of petty crime starts to spiral out of control.

Features
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.