June 19, 2020

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Trouble in the Surf by Stephanie Owen Reeder and Briony Stewart

Trouble in the Surf is a 2020 Notable Eve Pownall book for a non-fiction story presented in an interesting manner. On first read it is a story of 2 boys and a misadventure at the beach but it is actually the story of the beginning of SurfLife Saving Australia and an event that could have changed aviation history as the boy being saved was Sir Charles Kingsford Smith. Activities for this book include understanding surf terms.


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