Databases are a new and exciting direction for the NCACL.  These databases support respect for cultures and social inclusion in the education sector in Australia and world wide. If you experience any issues relating to functions while using the databases, contact us and let us know.

Databases are funded by donations and are created by specialists and NCACL content volunteers.

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Picture Books for Older Readers

The picture books selected for this database are sophisticated, with various levels of meaning. Some deal with complex issues. NCACL recommends database users check the subject headings, annotations and curriculum links of individual books to determine their suitability for young readers.

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NCACL Cultural Diversity Database

This database offers a collection of books which feature Australia’s culturally diverse population.  Its focus is on understanding the similarities and differences between cultures.

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NCACL Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Resource
A grant was secured to create this significant resource.
NCACL would like to acknowledge the support of the:

Australian Government
Department of Education, Skills and Employment
Child Care Services Program
Strong Quality in Child Care

The Department made available funding for the creation of a resource for children aged 0 – 8 years.
Note: A private donor provided funds that made it possible to add 200 books for young people through secondary age. The NCACL Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Resource now has 570 unique resources available.