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BOOKS ABOUT ANZACs FOR UPPER PRIMARY AND LOWER HIGH SCHOOL YEARS

Anzacs at Gallipoli: Creating a Legend By Jane Pearson
ISBN 1-7407-0890-3
An overview of how the ANZACS lived, fought and died in the trenches and how the ANZAC legend is remembered today.

Gallipoli and the Middle East  By A.K. Macdougall
ISBN 1740702190
This book contains condensed and concise chapters with sub-headings to guide the reader.

Not Only a Hero – An Illustrated Life of Simpson,
The Man with the Donkey
By Tom Curran
ISBN 0-646-35984-3
The book is an intimate look at the life of Jack Simpson Kirkpatrick, from his early years through to his soldier years.

Soldier Boy – The True Story of Jim Martin, The Youngest ANZAC
By Anthony Hill
ISBN 0141003308
This is the true story of a schoolboy’s journey to Gallipoli and of his family which said goodbye to him. 

The Anzacs at Gallipoli – Scarecrow Army By Leon Davidson
ISBN 1876372605
The story of Gallipoli is relived through diary extracts and factual information.

The Gallipoli Story By Patrick Carlyon
ISBN 0143001434
This book is about Gallipoli and features informative fact boxes throughout.

Simpson and his Donkey By Mark Greenwood and Frane Lessac
ISBN 9781921150180
A poignant account of the story of John Simpson Kirkpatrick and how he and his donkey, Duffy, rescued over 300 men during the campaign at Gallipoli.

References

Carlyon, P. (2003 ). The Gallipoli Story. Camberwell, Victoria: Penguin Group.

Curran, T. (2001). Not Only A Hero, An Illustrated Life of Simpson, The
Man with the Donkey. Apsley, Queensland: ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee.

Davidson, L. (2005). The Anzacs at Gallipoli, Scarecrow Army. Fitzroy,
 Victoria: Blackdog Books.

Hill, A. (2001). The True Story of Jim Martin, The Youngest ANZAC.
 Camberwell, Victoria: Penguin Group.

Macdougall, A.K. (2004). Gallipoli and the Middle East. Port Melbourne,
 Victoria: Harcourt Education.
 
Pearson, J. (2006). Anzacs at Gallipoli: Creating a Legend. N.S.W.: Echidna Books.