Australian Picture Books: You and Me: Our Place. I love it because it depicts a clear picture, to young readers, about how part of the aboriginal culture and Australian culture is now, not in the past.
If you're looking for a great resource to learn about Australia, here's an awesome one that you can download for FREE from the Australian embassy website. "Tell Me About Australia" is available in a 48 page pdf file. This resource for school children K-8, includes facts on geography, unique wildlife & the environment, history, aboriginal culture & natural wonders, government, education & sports.
Why did Europeans settle in Australia? In this unit you will find out why England decided to settle Australia and why the First Fleet sailed here in 1788 with more than 1000 convicts and marine guards on board.
Australia is a continent of many and varied landscapes. Each of them is dramatic and all inspire awe and reverence. In this glorious book, Aboriginal artist Bronwyn Bancroft explores both the country and her feelings for it.