Ride, Ricardo, Ride! – Cummings, Phil

<p>Ride, Ricardo, Ride!</p>

Title

Ride, Ricardo, Ride!

Author

Cummings, Phil

Illustrator

Devries, Shane

Publisher

Scholastic Australia

Published Date

2015

Annotation

The setting for this picture book is rural Italy during World War II, as war encroaches on young Ricardo and his village. He hides his bike away, then retrieves it later from the rubble of his village.

Key Concepts

Empathy, History, Resilience, War

Audience

Primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1475, ACELT1594, ACELT1596, ACELT1599, ACHASSK063, ACHASSK064, ACHASSK065, ACELA1487, ACELA1498, ACELT1602, ACELT1603, ACELT1605, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141