On this page you will find teaching notes for all of Alice's books, in publication order, as well as interviews, curriculum questions and additional resources.
Professor Pam Macintyre from the University of Melbourne has written extensive teacher's notes for Unpolished Gem, which can be accessed here.
Laura Gordon has written extensive teaching notes for Growing Up Asian In Australia
Her Father's Daughter was a book that took Alice over ten years to write.
It explores the love between a daughter who is struggling to be independent, and a father who is a survivor of genocide.
Alice writes about how she came to find the heartbeat of the book in the article below.
Guernica Magazine - 'Executing History'
A link to an article on writing about the Killing Field era: http://www.guernicamag.com/daily/alice_pung_executing_history/
Laura Gordon has produced excellent and comprehensive teaching notes for Laurinda which can be accessed below, along with Australian Curriculum Questions and interviews.
This site was especially created for students and teachers and anyone generally interested in Alice's work. It contains interviews, articles, essays, teacher's notes, and useful resources.
Alice’s books are studied in secondary schools and universities in Australia as well as around the world. She has lectured at universities and schools all around Australia and overseas, and taught writing workshops to students from the ages of 8 to 80.