Action! is a magazine-style anthology with an Aboriginal preteen/teen perspcetive. Ten selections in a wide variety of formats invite readers to explore the excitement, the stars, and the careers in the film industry. Thought-provoking content is delivered in a collection of quotations, a graphic story, a timeline, a poem, a traditional story, profiles – and more. Each selection begins with a focusing question and concludes with suggestions for further exploration. Occasional boxes provide facts and additional information or activity prompts.
Clear, accessible prose and a highly visual design convey interest and information. A variety of designs and text features appear, depending on the format of each selection. Specialized vocabulary is defined on the page where it occurs.
The language used suits the various selection formats, from highly conversational to informative to narrative.
This title is from the Turtle Island Voices series. Pique students’ interest in learning about Aboriginal peoples and cultures with exciting stories and information texts.
Invoice Title: TIV 7: ACTION!