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Nitty Gritty 2: This Land we Call Home

Alison Lohans

Nitty Gritty 2: This Land we Call Home

By Alison Lohans
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Overview
Author
Alison Lohans
ISBN
9781869705916
Published Date
30/11/2007
Pages
189

It is 1941 in rural California: Paula and Ken have been friends and neighbours for as long as they can remember. But around them racial tension mounts as World War II intensifies. Paula and Ken's friendship is tested and their lives changed forever by the events that follow...

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.
Target audience
Suitable for upper primary.