Recommended Reading Lists

Here are lists of recommended reading arranged under headings that you will find useful when looking for books on particular topics. Most  have been prepared by Dajo Finlayson, a teacher librarian of many years experience in choosing and recommending books to young people. There are also other lists  prepared by industry professionals.

Vampires, Werewolves & Zombies

St Valentine’s Day Reading 

World War 1 resources

Environmental conservation

Reading about Body Image

Animal Rights

Fairy tales retold for older readers

Fairy tales retold for younger readers

Reading about Refugees

Anzacs in Picture Books

 Dystopian fiction

Reading about Ancient Origins*

 Ancient Egypt *

 Ancient Greece*

Reading about Ancient Rome*

Reading about the Vikings*

*Complements the year 7 HSS (Social Science) unit on Ancient civilisations for the Australian curriculum