Nitty Gritty 2: Silverstream

Jillian Sullivan

Nitty Gritty 2: Silverstream

By Jillian Sullivan
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In a society of the future, the government restricts its citizens' rights and punishes people who disagree with its regime by sending them to work camps. Six years ago, Lorna's father was killed and now her outspoken mother has disappeared. Lorna makes a decision that will put her own freedom, and even her life, at risk...

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.
Target audience
Suitable for upper primary.