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.

A

Aboriginal Peoples’ Stories Fiction and Non Fiction

Ancient Egypt *

Ancient Greece*

Ancient Origins*

Animal Rights

Ancient Rome*

Anzacs in Picture Books

B

Body Image

D

Dystopian fiction

E

Environmental conservation

F

Fairy tales retold for older readers

Fairy tales retold for younger readers

R

Refugees

S

St Valentine’s Day Reading 

V

The Vikings*

W

World War 1 resources

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