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Children's and Young Adult Literature (Education)   Tags: children's non-fiction, picture books  

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Books in your Library

The Curriculum Collection has many new books for reader's of all ages. The Curriculum resources collection is on Level 5 of Fisher south includes picture books, books and readers for beginning and young readers and many books for your adult readers, fiction & non-fiction. These are just some of  the the latest to arrive! Browse new titles added to the Curriculum resources collection.


Children's Book Council of Australia Winners for 2015 have been announced  The following are selected titles from the 2015 shortlist that are held in the Library Curriculum collection on Level 5. 

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Intruder - Bongers, Christine
Call Number: A 823.92 B713 J4 1
ISBN: 9780857983763
Publication Date: 2014
Shortlist Older Readers

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Nona and Me - Clare Atkins
ISBN: 9781922231680
Publication Date: 2014
Shortlist older readers

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The Minnow - Diana Sweeney
Call Number: A 823.92 S974 J1 1
ISBN: 9781922182012
Publication Date: 2015
Shortlist older readers

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Two Wolves - Tristan Bancks
Call Number: A 823.92 B213 J3 1
ISBN: 9780857982032
Publication Date: 2014
Shortlist Younger readers

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Bleakboy and Hunter Stand out in the Rain - Steven Herrick
Call Number: A 823.92 B213 J3 1
ISBN: 9780702250163
Publication Date: 2015
Shortlist Younger readers

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Figgy in the World - Tamsin Janu
Call Number: A 823.92 J351 J1 1
ISBN: 9781742990453
Publication Date: 2014
Shortlist Younger Readers

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Pig the Pub - Aaron Blabey
Call Number: A 823.92 B627 J4 1
ISBN: 9781743624777
Publication Date: 2014
Shortlist Picture Book

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Snail and Turtle are friends - King, Stephen Michael, author, illustrator.
Call Number: A 823.91 K542 J12 1
ISBN: 9781743620236
Publication Date: 2014
Shortlist Picture Book


Children's and Young Adult Literature Guide

Welcome to the University of Sydney Library's guide for Children's and Young Adult Literature.

The guide is designed to support students in Education programs who are researching or using children's and young adult literature in their teaching practice and research.

In this guide you will find information about Library material including books, journal articles and databases; as well as the many web based resources that discuss, analyse, inform or promote interest in children's literature and young adult's literature.


Fisher Curriculum Collection

The Fisher Library's Curriculum Collection is on level 5 of Fisher. It is a specialist collection of books, journals, realia (educational toys/models), posters and audiovisual materials for teachers and students; spanning early childhood through to Year 12.

Children's literature is an important part of the Curriculum Resources Collection. The collection includes quality and comprehensive fiction, non-fiction and picture book collections. There is also a growing collection of graphic novels. The  collection includes recently published material but also literature published for children and young adults since the early twentieth century.

To find materials in the Curriculum collection search the Library Catalogue and modify your search results to Fisher Curriculum.


Featured Book

Rules of Summer, written and illustrated by Shaun Tan, is available in the Fisher Curriculum collection, Level 5 Fisher south. Shaun Tan is an award winning artist, illustrator and author. In 2011 he was awarded Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, honouring his contribution to international children's literature. For more information on  Rules of Summer and his other books visit Shaun Tan's website. The website includes a Teacher's Guide to Rules of Summer and other information about his work. Check the Library catalogue for other books by Shaun Tan held in University of Sydney Library collections.




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