In Conversation with Rebecca Lim

Rebecca Lim is an award-winning writer, illustrator and editor and the author of over twenty books, including Tiger Daughter (a CBCA Book of the Year: Older Readers and Victorian Premier’s Literary Award-winner), The Astrologer’s Daughter (A Kirkus Best Book and CBCA Notable Book) and the bestselling Mercy. Her work has been shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, Queensland Literary Awards, Margaret and Colin Roderick Literary Award, Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards and Isinglass Award, shortlisted multiple times for the Aurealis Awards and Davitt Awards, and longlisted for the Gold Inky Award and David Gemmell Legend Award.

In this webinar, Rebecca discusses her book Our Family Dragon, which is about Lunar New Year in Australia and about culturally responsive texts and the importance of culturally diverse books in classrooms, libraries and homes.

If you're interested in learning more about culturally-diverse texts read Helen Adam's Transforming practice: Transforming lives through diverse children's literature


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