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Nitty Gritty 2: Lost

John Lockyer

Nitty Gritty 2: Lost

By John Lockyer
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Overview
Author
John Lockyer
ISBN
9781869705930
Published Date
30/11/2007
Pages
152

A virus has been ravaging the Earth-cloned planet of Eco, threatening the future of human inhabitation. When the shuttle Valdez is travelling in crashes, he is haunted by the unknown fate of his co-pilot as well as the suspicion that his famous scientist sister may be hiding a terrible secret.

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.