Books and Resources for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is this coming Monday. We are reposting this resource share from last year. Please feel free to share resources that work in your classrooms and libraries in our comments section.

Remembrance Day is an important event for students and teachers and there are some fabulous resources available for use in the classroom and the library. We have collected our favourites to share with you.

The Soldier’s Gift ILLUSTRATOR: JANE TANNER / AUTHOR: TONY PALMER 9780670077571

Emily knows her big brother, Tom, wants to leave Hillside Farm and go overseas to the war, but Emily doesn’t want him to go.

‘Everyone else is going,’ said Tom  to Emily when their uncle was gone.  ‘That’s not a good reason,’ said Emily.

The Soldier’s Gift is a moving story of one family’s courage and endurance during the First World War, the terrible losses at Gallipoli and a time that changed Australia forever.

9780670077427Loyal Creatures by MORRIS GLEITZMAN

Like many of his mates from the bush, Frank Ballantyne is keen to join the grand adventure and do his bit. Specially as a chest full of medals might impress…

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