Hazel Edwards
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Kalo Li's New Country

         

Title:" Kalo Li's New Country"

ISBN:186509339 4

ISBN 9781865093390

Author: Hazel Edwards

Illustrator: Coralie Islip

PublisherBlake Education   

     

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This is a factual story based on a real girl.  Hazel interviewed the real Kalo in her family restaurant in Melbourne, Australia.

Many children move to new countries.

This is an easy reading story of  the challenges of being 'new'.

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Kalo is put to the test when she must leave her home in Hong Kong to go to Australia. A new country. A new school. New food. New customs.

Read Kalo's story, and learn some of the secrets of how to fit into a new place.

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Read sample pages of the e-book version.

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Educational Resources for Teachers

Google Review:  Easy to read, A realistic story about the child of a migrant family working in their restaurant.

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The Blake Sparklers series is designed for newly independent readers and offer a range of activities for the classroom. Audio and activities are available.

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1st Fri each month   PROV 10-1pm  Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.

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August 4th  10-1pm PRO

August 8th  Canberra: Chapman Primary School family 'Literacy' evening

August 12th   Brunswick Foundling Archives Master Class 10-1pm 

August 14th   Ashburton Library   1.30-4.30 Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 18th  Doncaster Library  11-12   Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 21st  11.30  Hume Grammar school visit

August 23rd (Weds) 11am Date with Reading Dog Ollie, Diamond Valley library, Greenborough.

August 24th  2pm Beverly Hills Primary , Doncaster 

August 18-25  Chn Book Week 'Escape to Everywhere' 

August 31st 1.30-3pm Chelsea Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History'

September 1st 10-1pm PRO

September 8-10   HNSA Conference Swinburne   Sun 10th Sept  11.30 Authorpreneurship. Bookings & Blog 

September 16th  10-1pm  Yarra Glen L&L Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

September 19th  YABBA

October 6th 10-1pm PRO

October 20 th (Fri) 1-4pm  Colac Library ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'

November 3rd 10-1pm PRO

December 1st  10-1pm PRO

2018

March 24th  Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival 

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