Support students to continue reading through the long summer holidays with these suggested books for you to share with your parent community, compiled by Sue Pike.

Early Stage 1

Finding Our Heart - A story about the Uluru Statement for young Australians – Thomas Mayor

Respect – Aunty Fay Muir, Sue Lawson and Lisa Kennedy

How to Make a Bird – Meg McKinlay & Matt Ottley

Mopoke / Wombat / Wild About Dads / Not Cute – all by Philip Bunting

We Love You Magoo – Briony Stewart

The Littlest Yak – Lu Fraser & Kate Hindley

What We’ll Build: Plans for our Together Future – Oliver Jeffers

Only One You – Linda Kranz

What Do You Do with an Idea?  - Kobi Yamada

All the Ways to Be Smart – Davina Bell & Allison Colpoys

Stage 1

Our Home, Our Heartbeat – Adam Briggs

The Barnabus Project – The Fan Brothers

Little Lion: A Long Way Home – Saroo Brierley & Bruce Whatley

Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth – Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton

The Diary of a Killer Cat – Anne Fine

The Girl Who Stole an Elephant – Nizrana Farook

Me, the Queen and Christopher – Giles Andreae and Tony Ross

Wilf, the Mighty Worrier Saves the World – Georgia Pritchett

Quick, Let’s Get Out of Here – Michael Rosen & Quentin Blake

Harry the Poisonous Centipede – Lynne Reid Banks & Tony Ross

Stage 2

Bindi – Kirli Saunders & Dubb Leffler

Skunk and Badger - Amy Timberlake & Jon Klassen

The Wolves of Greycoat Hall – Lucinda Gifford

The Grandest Bookshop in the World – Amelia Mellor

School Rules are Optional – Alison Hart

The Battle of Bubble and Squeak – Philippa Pearce

Terry Denton’s Really Truly Amazing Guide to Everything – Terry Denton

The One and Only Ivan – Katherine Applegate

The Wild Robot – Peter Brown

My Life as a Cat – Carlie Sorosiak

Stage 3

We are Wolves – Katrina Nannestad

The Year the Maps Changed – Danielle Binks

Young Dark Emu – Bruce Pascoe

The Boy at the Back of the Class – Onjali Q. Rauf

A Boy Called Hope – Lara Williamson

The House With Chicken Legs – Sophie Anderson

No Ballet Shoes in Syria – Catherine Bruton

Pax – Sara Pennypacker

Survivors – David Long & Kerry Hyndman

The Titanic Detective Agency – Lindsay Littleson

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