Author(s): Pam Macintyre
An unforgettable collection of short fiction, poetry and comic art from Australia and beyond. A boy who tries to fly, a cricket game in a refugee centre, a government guide to kissing, the perils of hunting goannas, an arranged marriage, an awkward blind date, a girl who stands on her head, an imprisoned king and a cursed Maori stone...Sometimes funny, sometimes dramatic, always compelling, this collection featuring both established writers and emerging talent will broaden your horizons and excite your imagination. Including: James Roy, Tanveer Ahmed, Michael Pryor, Ursula Dubosarsky, Sonya Hartnett, Doug MacLeod, Oliver Phommavanh, Brenton McKenna, Tara June Winch, Sudha Murty, Oodgeroo.
Pam Macintyre is co-author of Knowing Readers: Unlocking the Pleasures of Reading. Susan La Marca has edited Back to Books: Creating a Focus on Fiction, Books up Front: Investing in the Value of Reading, Effective Learning Spaces: Inspiration for School Library Design and Rethink: Ideas for Inspiring School Library Design, and is co-author of Knowing Readers: Unlocking the Pleasures of Reading and author of Designing the Learning Environment.
Out of the Yellow by James Roy
Milford Sound by Peta Freestone
The Exotic Rissole by Tanveer Ahmed
The Year King by Michael Pryor