Australian History – Core Books

Younger Children:

Great Events in Australian History- Alan Boardman, Alan and Roland Harvey

The Australia Book – Eve Pownall
For younger children.

They Live in Australia- Eve Pownall

 

Exploring Australia- Eve Pownall


Australia From the Beginning- Eve Pownall

8-12 Years:

 

 

Our Sunburnt Country: An Illustrated History of Australia – Arthur Baillie
Primary Student.  Our favourite. Re-published by Downunder Literature

Australian Sea Stories (ASS)-Compilation by Cassell

Australian Explorers (AE) Cassell -Compilation by Cassell

Australian Australian Aviators (AA)-Compilation by Cassell

Australian Bushrangers-Compilation by Cassell

Australian Pioneers -Compilation by Cassell

History of Australia – Manning Clarke, Meredith Hooper
Primary/Lower Highschool
Our Heritage-History of Catholic Church in Australia – Foreward by Duffy CJ

The Family Book of Mary Claire – Eleanor Spence

Dr Karl’s Great Australian Facts and Firsts- Kruszelnicki, Karl

Provides information on scientific discovery and endeavours. Presenting the facts behind the success stories, the author also tells the reader about the disasters. It is intended for ages 8+.

 

Teens:

 

A Short History of Australia – Manning Clarke

I read this in University  but believe an upper higshcool student could handle this.

 

 

 

 

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