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  • Hope in a Ballet Shoe

    Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story

    Hope in a Ballet Shoe tells the story of Michaela DePrince. Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, she witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, Michaela is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher.Michaela and her best friend are adopted by an American couple and Michaela begins to ... Read more

    $9.01 AUD

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

    Young Readers Edition

    Illustrated by Anna Hymas ...
    Now a Netflix film starring and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is a gripping memoir of survival and perseverance about the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village.When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • The Elephant Whisperer (Young Readers Adaptation)

    My Life with the Herd in the African Wild

    series Elephant Whisperer
    When Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a rogue herd of elephants in his reserve in South Africa, it was the last chance for these elephants. If Anthony didn’t take them, they would be shot. But he had no experience with elephants at all. What was he to do?Take them on, of course!What follows is an exciting and heartwarming series of adventures, in which Anthony learns about elephants and ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • Tippi – My Book of Africa

    by Tippi Degré ...
    This book takes the reader on a delightful journey into Africa and into the world of a little girl called Tippi who tells her unforgettable story on her return from Africa to France at the age of ten. Tippi is no ordinary child. She believes that she has the gift of talking to animals and that they are like brothers to her. Her world is filled with characters like Leon the Chameleon, Abu the ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

    Picture Book Edition

    Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon ...
    Now a Netflix film starring and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is a gripping memoir of survival and perseverance about the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village.When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore ... Read more

    $16.60 AUD

  • Long Walk To Freedom

    Illustrated by Paddy Bouma ...
    This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.The official picture-book edition of Nelson Mandela's internationally bestselling autobiography. Nelson Mandela is a true hero of our times, loved and admired across the globe for his dedication to the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, and for justice and peace throughout the world.This book ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Mummies and Pyramids

    A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning

    Illustrated by Will Osborne, Sal Murdocca ...
    series Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker #3
    The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!!When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning, they had lots of questions. Why did people make mummies? What was the ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • Bulu: African Wonder Dog

    by Dick Houston ...
    Fans of narrative non-fiction, true dog stories, and African wildlife will want to check out Bulu!Born on a crocodile farm in Zambia's untamed South Luangwa Valley, the puppy seemed different from his littermates. Too quiet. Unresponsive. Terriers are usually full of energy and bouncing off walls. But not this one. Nobody wanted him. Enter Anna and Steve Tolan—former police officers who had left ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • The Red Bicycle

    The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle

    by Jude Isabella ...
    Illustrated by Simone Shin ...
    series CitizenKid
    Leo rides his beloved red bicycle to school, soccer practice and everywhere in between. He is devastated when he outgrows Big Red. But when Leo learns of a bicycle donation program, he perks up --- someone who really needs his bike can give it a new life. Little does he know that Big Red will change other people’s lives, too. Follow the bike as it travels to West Africa, where it helps people in ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • When Stars are Scattered

    Omar and his brother Hassan, two Somali boys, have spent a long time in the Dadaab refugee camp. Separated from their mother, they are looked after by a friendly stranger. Life in the camp isn't always easy. The hunger is constant . . . but there's football to look forward to, and now there's a chance Omar will get to go to school . . .With a heart-wrenching fairytale ending, this incredible true ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • DKfindout! Ancient Egypt

    by DK ...
    series DKfindout!
    DKfindout! Ancient Egypt takes kids back in time to discover what life was like in Ancient Egypt. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more!For any kid that can't get enough Egyptian facts, DKfindout! Ancient Egypt is packed with ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Adventures of Captain Polo: Polo in East Africa

    The Adventures of Captain Polo, #3

    by Alan J Hesse ...
    series The Adventures of Captain Polo #3
    After dodging the bullets of a trophy hunter in Kenya and escaping a furious crowd in Cairo, an unexpected European encounter puts Captain Polo on the path to fulfilling his true destiny.Captain Polo in East Africa uniquely combines the entertainment value of Tintin-style graphic novel adventure, humour and geographically accurate settings with insightful education on climate change and positive ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

    Illustrated by Sean Qualls ...
    Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable.Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people—but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to school more than two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at ... Read more

    $16.60 AUD

  • The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a Can

    A True Story

    by Tererai Trent ...
    Illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist ...
    An inspirational picture book autobiography from Oprah Winfrey’s "All-Time Favorite Guest”This is the story of a little girl with big dreams.All the girl ever wanted was an education. But in Rhodesia, education for girls was nearly impossible.So she taught herself to read and write with her brother’s schoolbooks and to count while watching cattle graze.When the girl became a young wife and mother, ... Read more

    $16.60 AUD

  • Mimi's Village

    And How Basic Health Care Transformed It

    Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes ...
    series CitizenKid
    In this addition to the CitizenKid™ collection of inspiring stories from around the globe, Mimi Malaho and her family help bring basic health care to their community. By making small changes like sleeping under mosquito nets and big ones like building a clinic with outside help, the Malahos and their neighbors transform their Kenyan village from one afraid of illness to a thriving community. ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • Awo Olwatuuka

    Lust auf eine Reise in die afrikanische Märchen- und Fabelwelt? In 10 kleinen, aber feinen Erzählungen schildert die Autorin auf liebevolle und einfühlsame Art eine Reihe von mündlich überlieferten Geschichten, die ihr selbst als Kind erzählt wurden – entstanden in einer Zeit vor technischen Errungenschaften wie Radio, Fernseher oder Internet.Dennoch sind diese Märchen und Fabeln wunderbar zeitlos ... Read more

    $5.31 AUD

  • Ghana

    by Lyn Larson ...
    series Country Explorers
    Pack your bags! We’re headed to Ghana. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll learn all about the country’s landscape, culture, people, and more. We’ll walk on bridges through the treetops in a tropical forest, see lions and elephants at a wildlife park, and buy kente cloth in a huge outdoor market. A special section introduces Ghana’s capital, language, population, and flag. Hop on board and take a fun ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • Tools and Treasures of Ancient Egypt

    by Matt Doeden ...
    series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Learn from Early Civilizations?
    Have you ever heard of hieroglyphics? Do you know what a mummy is? All these things came from ancient Egypt. More than four thousand years ago, the ancient Egyptians created tools and treasures that still shape our lives. Find out where the ancient Egyptians lived, what their lives were like, and what happened to them. Discover how they changed the world! ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • One Hen

    How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference

    Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes ...
    series CitizenKid
    Inspired by true events, One Hen tells the story of Kojo, a boy from Ghana who turns a small loan into a thriving farm and a livelihood for many. ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • Extraordinary Women of Destiny

    The Dynasty Series

    by Ruth Flynn ...
    Hello World!Discover Amazing Royalty in the Queens, Princesses and bold women from the African continent. In this beautifully illustrated picture book you will receive the perfect introduction to great women who were exceptional leaders that made history.Be knowledgeable about the powerful Dynasties of Africa and what made them great! Follow in the destinies of the women who ambitiously left their ... Read more

    $9.45 AUD

  • Bibi & Babu in Africa

    series Bibi & Babu Travel Series #1
    Reading with your child or grandchild not only entertains them, it can also strengthen the bonds between you. The BIBI & BABU TRAVEL SERIES take you both on armchair adventures to faraway lands with beautiful photographs and stories as Bibi and Babu mingle with the local people, discover the magic of their customs and folklore, and embrace lives very different from ours. Bibi & Babu are Swahili ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • Die Kinders se Madiba

    by Sean Fraser ...
    Dit is die verhaal van hoe 'n jong Xhosa-veewagtertjie uit die groen heuwels van die Oos-Kaap Suid-Afrika se eerste swart president geword het. Toe hy in Johannesburg vir 'n prokureur gestudeer het, het Nelson Mandela meer en meer gesien hoe onregverdig die land se wette teenoor swart mense was, en hoe hulle daaronder ly. En die ergste was, hulle kon niks daaraan te doen omdat die wet swart mense ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • Ryan and Jimmy

    And the Well in Africa That Brought Them Together

    series CitizenKid
    The true story of a six year old who built a well halfway around the world and his life-changing friendship with a Ugandan boy. ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • The Elephants Come Home

    A True Story of Seven Elephants, Two People, and One Extraordinary Friendship

    by Kim Tomsic ...
    Illustrated by Hadley Hooper ...
    The amazing true story of a herd of elephants, the man who saved them, and the miracle of love that brought them home.One day in 1999, Lawrence Anthony and Françoise Malby hear that a herd of wild African elephants need a new home. They welcome the elephants to their wildlife sanctuary—Thula Thula—with open arms. But the elephants are much less sure they want to stay. How will Lawrence prove to ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD