Melina Marchetta is one of Australia’s most successful young-adult novelists and former teacher. A best-selling and critically acclaimed author in more than twenty countries and in eighteen languages, her first novel, Looking For Alibrandi celebrates its 21st year of publication in 2013, many of those as a much loved classroom text.
Laura Gordon is an experienced senior English teacher
at St Joseph’s College, Geelong and holds a Masters in
This very special Penguin Teachers’ Academy workshop will allow participants the opportunity to hear Melina
Marchetta speak about the use of her novels in a
classroom setting and share a vast array of activities, ideas
and assessment tools for use in your classroom or library.