Author: Dianne Wolfer
Illustrator: Brian Simmonds
Freemantle Press | ISBN 9781922089137
Themes: Relationships, war, animals, grief and loss
Years: Australian Curriculum: English Year 6 Year 7 Year 8 and HASS (History) Years 5 and 6. NSW Stages 3 and 4
From the publishers synopsis: In 1914 Jim and Charlie abandon the Australian outback for the excitement and adventure of the war to end all wars. But in the Light Horse they quickly discover the brutal realities of life on the frontline.
Codes: AC – Australian Curriculum: English, History | EN – NSW syllabus for AC:E | Note AC: HASS links relate to NSW Content for Stage 3
Unit writer: Helen Cozmescu