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  • Teacher

  • By: Gabbie Stroud
  • Narrated by: Jo Van Es
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

In 2014, Gabrielle Stroud was a very dedicated teacher with over a decade of experience. Months later, she resigned in frustration and despair when she realised that the Naplan-test education model was stopping her from doing the very thing she was best at: teaching individual children according to their needs and talents. Her groundbreaking essay 'Teaching Australia' in the February 2016 Griffith Review outlined her experiences and provoked a huge response from former and current teachers around the world.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Teacher

  • By Anonymous User on 21-12-2018

Interesting and real

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Reviewed: 02-02-2019

Aa a teacher I could really relate to this story. I think it paints very accurate picture of teaching.

  • South of Darkness

  • By: John Marsden
  • Narrated by: Paul English
  • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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    4 out of 5 stars 28

Thirteen-year-old Barnaby Fletch is a bag-and-bones orphan in London in the late 1700s.Barnaby lives on his wits and ill-gotten gains, on streets seething with the press of the throng and shadowed by sinister figures. Life is a precarious business.When he hears of a paradise on the other side of the world – a place called Botany Bay – he decides to commit a crime and get himself transported to a new life, a better life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved this book

  • By Jennifer2 on 05-01-2019

An epic tale!

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Reviewed: 07-07-2017

Fantastic story painting a great picture of many stages of the convict life and early australia.
I initially found the reader difficult to listen to and found it distracting from the story but once i became used to it, it added to the telling of the story.

  • A Solitary Blue

  • By: Cynthia Voigt
  • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Award-winning novelist for young adults, Cynthia Voigt creates this moving tale of a youngster discovering genuine family love. If Jeff is perfect, maybe his father won't leave like his mother. Narrator Jeff Woodman holds listeners spellbound as he narrates the teenage boy's poignant struggles to accept himself before he can really know others.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Solitary Blue

  • By Kim on 11-12-2016

A Solitary Blue

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-12-2016

This was the third book in this series. It was great and I'm sorry it's finished.