Making Best – Croser, Josephine

<p>Making Best</p>

Title

Making Best

Author

Croser, Josephine

Illustrator

Mayberry, Mary

Publisher

Era Publications

Published Date

1993

Annotation

Set during the gold discoveries in Australia, the story is about Caleb living on the gold field with his family. His father dislikes the Chinese, but stands up for these miners in a riot. Racism and prejudice are explored.

Key Concepts

Conflict, Cross cultural relations, Family, History, Racism, Resilience

Audience

Upper primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACHASSK106, ACHASSK107, ACHASSK108, ACHASSK109, ACHASSK110, ACHASSK111, ACHASSK112, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141