Books

Words to wake us

 

· Wednesday, April 3, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

#WorldPoetryDay 2019 (March 21) invites us to celebrate poetry and encourage people to read, write and teach it. Here goes …

Book – Our Birds (Ŋilimurruŋgu Wäyin Malanynha)

 

· Tuesday, March 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Siena Stubbs was just 12 years old when she captured the bird photos that feature in this delightful book – birds she’d seen in and around Yirrkala in North East Arnhem Land all her life.

Connecting to country

 

· Wednesday, February 6, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Writing the Country explores the human connection to country at this time of great change and threat.

Book – We’re All Wonders

 

· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

There is pressure (often unspoken) to be normal. Our current bullying epidemic is evidence of this.

Book – A Walk in the Bush

 

· Monday, November 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

A Walk in the Bush (by Gwyn Perkins) tells us the story of Little Iggy, who is taken on a journey of discovery in the great outdoors by Grandad.

What can we learn from the history of housing?

 

· Tuesday, October 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Champions of Change: Shelter NSW, Community Activism and Transforming NSW’s Housing System

Book – Cicada

 

· Wednesday, October 3, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Cicada tell story.

Story good. Story simple.

Story even human can understand.

Tok Tok Tok!

The unsung heroes of the Australian music industry

 

· Wednesday, October 3, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Google “roadies” and you will probably find reference to the American television series.

Book – Mopoke

 

· Monday, September 17, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Shortlisted for Picture Book of the Year 2018 by the Children’s Book Council of Australia, this book is fun and a high-quality and timeless addition to any bookshelf. 

Book – Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

 

· Tuesday, August 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

What quickly becomes clear from these stories is the incredible diversity and remarkable resilience of Indigenous people.