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A Brief History of Montmaray by Michelle Cooper A Brief History of Montmaray by Michelle Cooper The Random House Teaching Support Kit for the Australian edition of A Brief History of Montmaray contains:

  • a plot summary for the novel
  • discussion of themes in the novel
  • character analyses
  • questions for classroom discussion
  • in-depth tasks, essay topics and assignments
  • worksheets for classroom use

The Kit also contains detailed information on the following curriculum topics:

  • Language and Literacy - Writing Style, Genre and Structure; Use of Language in Style; Narrative Structure; Motifs and Symbols
  • Studies of History and the Environment - History; Religion; Legends and Mythology; Geography

Download A Brief History of Montmaray Teaching Support Kit (pdf 156 Kb) from the Random House Australia website.

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Random House has produced a Booknotes Educator Guide for the North American edition of A Brief History of Montmaray and for six other books set in the period before and during World War Two. The guide includes questions for group discussion and writing activities.

Download Different Perspectives on World War Two (pdf 999 Kb) from the Random House website.

Junior Library Guild has also produced a Reading Guide for the North American edition of A Brief History of Montmaray.

Download the Teacher's Edition of the JLG Reading Guide for A Brief History of Montmaray (pdf 384 Kb).

A Brief History of Montmaray: The Montmaray Journals Book One © Michelle Cooper
ISBN 978 1 86471 887 4 (paperback)
ISBN 978 1 86471 552 1 (e-book)
Published by Random House Australia in August, 2010

A Brief History of Montmaray © Michelle Cooper
ISBN 978 1 74166 322 8 (paperback)
Published by Random House Australia in June, 2008

A Brief History of Montmaray © Michelle Cooper
ISBN 978 1 74212 196 3 (Australian audiobook on six CDs)
Published by Louis Braille Audio in November, 2008

A Brief History of Montmaray © Michelle Cooper
ISBN 978 0 375 85864 2 (hardcover)
ISBN 978 0 375 95864 9 (Gibraltar Library Binding)
ISBN 978 0 375 89359 9 (e-book)
Published by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers in October, 2009

A Brief History of Montmaray: The Montmaray Journals Book One © Michelle Cooper
ISBN 978 0 375 85154 4 (paperback)
Published by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers in March, 2011

A Brief History of Montmaray © Michelle Cooper
ISBN 978 0 307 70778 9 (North American audiobook on seven CDs)
ISBN 978 0 307 70779 6 (North American downloadable audiobook)
Published by Listening Library in January, 2010

A Brief History of Montmaray Vintage Classics edition © Michelle Cooper
ISBN 978 1 74275 741 4 (paperback)
Published by Vintage Classics in August, 2012