Birrong Books is a division of Boyer Educational Resources.
Birrong Books
'Birrong' means star in the language of the Aboriginal people living around Sydney Harbour when Europeans arrived.
We chose the name for our business because our aim is to bring stellar Australian stories to the world.

Listening link for ABC radio interview
Susan Boyer's 'Across Great Divides' ABC radio interview on 'Conversations with Richard Fidler' podcast. >>
ABC radio interview questions for classroom activity - pdf download >>
Listening links for 'Resource Book for Across Great Divides'
Listening link for Chapter 1, 'The end and the beginning' >>
'Across Great Divides: True Stories of Life at Sydney Cove' comprehension questions - pdf download >>
For answers to comprehension questions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >>
Author Talk Pre-visit Questions
Susan Boyer gives talks about the stories in 'Across Great Divides'.

This worksheet can be used by library or school presentation attendees. Suitable for primary school to adult audiences. See events >>
'Author talk pre-visit discussion questions' - pdf download >>
History activities
'First Fleet crossword - pdf download >>
Australian Curriculum History information for 'Across Great Divides', Stories of Life at Sydney Cove' and 'People in Australia's Past'

'Australian Curriculum History Information' - pdf download >>
Book Club Discussion Questions
'Book Club Discussion Questions' - pdf download >>