Fast Tracks TRACKING THROUGH HISTORICAL FICTION contains three titles (not available separately): Tracking Through Historical Fiction Genre Focus Book. Written by Christine Harris, and Carole Wilkinson. Published 2001. 48 pages. Size: 23.5cm tall x 16.7cm wide. In Tracking Through Historical Fiction, there are the two short stories: Keeping a Promise: In this story, Matthew Francis's father has a dream of a new life in London, to Australia, the land of opportunity. How can Matthew make this dream come true? Good as Gold: Is everyone in Ballarat in 1847 preoccupied with the impending visit from the Prince of Wales? Does no-one care that Henry Sutton has invented a blueprint for something that will change the world? Both the short story's teaching notes, will open the door for you, to the exciting genre of historical fiction. Track your way to understanding and recognising the features that make historical fiction so enjoyable. Careless Wishes Novel. Written by Carole Wilkinson. Published 2001. 92 pages. Size: 20cm tall x 12.7cm wide. Although Matilda Sharp is grateful to her Aunt Philadelphia for taking care of her, she sometimes wishes her life was different.
But be careful what you wish for - isn't that what they say? Suddenly, Matilda's life is turned upside down. How could her aunt do something so radical? Halfway Round the World Novel. Written by Christine Harris. Published 2001. 76 pages. Size: 20cm tall x 12.7cm wide. Matthew Francis has made a promise and he intends to keep it. He has promised his dying father that he will still sail to a new life in Australia. But Matthew is more scared than he has ever been in his life before. What will he find halfway around the world?show more