Light Horse Boy – Wolfer, Dianne

<p>Light Horse Boy</p>

Title

Light Horse Boy

Author

Wolfer, Dianne

Illustrator

Simmonds, Brian

Publisher

Fremantle Press

Published Date

2013

Annotation

In 1914, Jim, aged 17 and his friend, Charlie, leave the Australian outback for life in the Light Horse. Many perspectives including photographs, illustrations, primary sources such as letters provide a realistic insight into this time period and particular experience. Companion work to the author’s Lighthorse Girl.

Key Concepts

Family, History, Relationships, War

Audience

Primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1475, ACELT1594, ACELT1596, ACELT1599, ACHASSK063, ACHASSK064, ACHASSK065, ACHASSK067, ACHASSK068, ACHASSK069, ACELA1487, ACELA1498, ACELT1602, ACELT1603, ACELT1605, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACHASSK111, ACHASSK112, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141