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Nitty Gritty 3: Date of Origin

John Lockyer

Nitty Gritty 3: Date of Origin

By John Lockyer
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Overview
Author
John Lockyer
Edition
1st
ISBN
9781869706470
Published Date
31/10/2008
Pages
168

In the middle of the twenty-first century, Rezza lives with her sister Boyd and a group of other young, female outcasts. Terrified of the Guards who control the Earth, they survive on what they can find or hunt. And they wait for their Date of Origin, when they will find out if they too will morph into Aggers, the slave workforce controlled by the Guards. But a group of rebels has a daring, dangerous plan to make this Date of Origin the last one ever ...

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.