VATE book reviews

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VATE regularly receives review copies of new texts from writers and publishers. This is a great way to trial new textbooks and novels with your class and gain feedback from your colleagues. You then get to share your review with all VATE members. If you would like to receive and review one of the books listed below, please email Josephine Smith, Publications and Communications Officer, publications@vate.org.au for further information. Please note: All review books are only available to current VATE members (both individual and organisational).

Fantasy

Fiction

Across the Risen Sea, Bren MacDibble, Allen & Unwin (2020). Read more...

As Fast As I Can, Penny Tangey, UQP (2020). Read more...

*NEW* Girl of the Southern Sea, Michelle Kadarusman, UQP (Bound Proof - out Feb 2021). Read more...

Monuments, Will Kostakis, Lothian - Hachette Australia (2019). Read more...

Nightshade, Anthony Horowitz, Walker Books (2020). Read more...

Pierre's Not There, Ursula Dubosarsky, Allen & Unwin (2020). Read more...

Rebel Gods, Will Kostakis, Lothian - Hachette Australia (2020). Read more...

*NEW* The Boy from the Mish, Gary Lonesborough, Allen & Unwin (2021). Read more...

*NEW* Tiger Daughter, Rebecca Lim, Allen & Unwin (2021). Read more...

Treasures of the Deep, Andrew McGahan, Allen & Unwin (2020). Read more...

*NEW* When We Are Invisible, Claire Zorn, UQP (Bound Proof - out April 2021). Read more...

Graphic books

Non-fiction

Picture books

How to Make a Bird, Meg McKinlay and Matt Ottley, Walker Books (2020). Read more...

Iceberg, Claire Saxby and Jess Racklyeft, Allen & Unwin (2020). Read more...

The Bushfire Book, Polly Marsden and Chris Nixon, Hachette Australia (2020). Read more...

Poetry

Professional reading

The Music Advantage, Dr Anita Collins, Allen & Unwin (2020). Read more...

Reference

Short stories

Teaching resources

The Social Dilemma (film), digital teaching pack, White Space Words (2020). Read more...

Textbooks