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.
Children's and young adult literature is an important part of Fisher Library's Curriculum Collection which includes recently published material but also literature published for children and young adults since the early twentieth century.
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; as well as graphic novels, educational toys and models. 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 (CBCA) - Book of the Year Awards
You can find the Winners of the CBCA Book of the Year Awards in the Fisher Curriculum Collection, along with many of the titles on the Notables list.
Shaun Tan is an award winning artist, illustrator and author. His work has won or been nominated for over 100 awards. In 2011 he was awarded Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, honouring his contribution to international children's literature. For more information on Tales of the inner city and his other books visit Shaun Tan's website where you can also find essays and other information about his books . See also a the Allen & Unwin Website for a Commentary by the author and Teachers' notes for Tales of the inner city.
Check the Library Catalogue for other books by Shaun Tan held in University of Sydney Library collections.
by Deborah Ellis
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