Teachers and Librarians Carl and Hakea have both worked for many years in mainstream, special education and outback remote classrooms. We know the pressure that teachers are under, the time spent preparing resources and planning lessons. We want to reduce your load, increase student engagement and make our novel study enjoyable for everyone. Thank you for finding this page and for your interest in studying our books. TRACKS OF THE MISSING Tracks of the Missing (Magabala 2022) will be PERFECT for study with Year 7-10 students around Australia. The text does contain references to suicide, drug use and other challenging topics- so may not be suitable for the junior high school years depending on class or school. Set in remote outback Australia, this text introduces readers to diverse characters, culture and landscapes. CLICK HERE for free download of: Tracks of the Missing Teaching Resource- a comprehensive package of differentiated, curriculum aligned learning activities and engaging worksheets. A flexible unit plan that demonstrates how the text might* be studied. CLICK HERE to access the above resources. Did you know there are a wide range of additional teaching resources to make the study deeper? You can access them here. BLACK COCKATOO Black Cockatoo (Magabala 2018) has been studied all over Australia including in Halls Creek DHS WA, One Arm Point RCS WA, Saint Mary’s College Broome WA, Collingwood College VIC, Aitken Creek Primary School VIC, Our Lady of the Way Catholic School VIC, Port Noarlunga Primary SA to name a few. Check out the resources below to see if this book meets the needs of your students and curriculum. It is usually used in Grades 4-6. Being a small novella it can be studies in conjunction with other texts- or stand alone with depth added through issues studies. CLICK HERE for free download of: Black Cockatoo Learning Resource- a comprehensive package of differentiated, curriculum aligned learning activities and engaging worksheets.Black Cockatoo Study GuideHands on activity examples for Black Cockatoo CLICK HERE for full access via download of the above resources. OTHER BLACK COCKATOO STUDY RESOURCES Magabala Books Black Cockatoo Study ResourceReading Australia Black Cockatoo Study ResourceLearn from Play- Black Cockatoo Resources PETAA Teaching Unit on Black Cockatoo for Year 5 OTHER RESOURCES The Kimberley Teaching Pack by National Museum of Australia CREATIVE WRITING AND AUTHOR RESOURCES CREATIVE WRITING RESOURCES Lismore Street Art Writing Prompts inspire your students to write with this Lismore NSW graffiti inspirationHakea Hustler and Carl Merrison Writing Challenge Kit we invite your students to take our challenge (We are available to run writing workshops with schools in Australia and internationally- please get in contact to discuss) AUTHOR TALK RESOURCES School Skype Notes (Example PowerPoint Presentation available on request to see if our message meets your needs) Join our mailing list to keep updated about our latest books, teaching resources and student competitions. Teachers of Aboriginal students click here. Writers click here.