In episode 011 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:
Must-read books by First Nations creators
It’s NAIDOC Week (4-11 July 2021) and Megan has been hard at work curating a list of amazing books by First Nations authors and illustrators for kids of all ages! She and Allison share some of their faves, plus they have a secret hobby to confess. Allison’s tips are all about creating remarkable characters and Megan examines the power of rhyme.
Books we mention
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Bookmail and TBR pile
‘The Other Side Of Perfect’ by Mariko Turk
‘Introducing D’Lila LaRue’ by Nette Hilton and A.Yi
‘The Big Twitch’ by Sean Dooley
Books by First Nations Creators
Don’t forget to check out Megan’s full list of books by First Nations authors and illustrators for children to teens.
‘Goal!!!’ by Lydia Williams and Lucinda Gifford
‘Billie and the Blue Bike’ by Ambelin Kwaymullina
‘Our Home, our Heartbeat’ by Adam Briggs
‘Day Break’ by Amy McQuire
‘Tell Me Why’ by Archie Roach (YA edition)
‘The Boy from the Mish’ by Gary Lonesborough
‘My Place’ by Sally Morgan
‘Brontide’ by Sue McPherson
‘Ghost Bird’ by Lisa Fuller
‘My Australian Story: Who am I?’ by Anita Heiss
LoveOzYA Indigenous Reads Classroom Posters
Writing for Kids: How to create remarkable characters by Allison Tait
Rhyme Time! Best rhyming books for littles ones by Lana Hallowes for Children’s Books Daily
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Megan Daley – Childrensbooksdaily.com
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