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  • Haaland Rules

    by Simon Mugford ...
    Illustrated by Dan Green ...
    Series Book 17 - Football Superstars
    Is Erling Haaland your ultimate football hero? Having made his professional career debut for Norwegian side Bryne FK at the age of 16 years, Haaland's meteoric rise has seen him become a goal machine for both Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and for the Norway national side.Discover how this brilliant footballer followed in his father's footsteps and has since become among the world's most sought ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Desert Hawk

    The True Story of Stocky Edwards, World War II Flying Ace

    The Desert Hawk is the story of James F. "Stocky" Edwards, one of Canada’s greatest WWII air aces, a fighter pilot who earned his nickname not because of his build, but because he would stand up to anything. A Saskatchewan farm boy whose bird-shooting skills would serve him well later in battle, he joined the RCAF and at 20 years old was leading the 260 Squadron over more senior officers. Edwards ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Adventures in Time: The Six Wives of Henry VIII

    Series series Adventures in Time
    Take a journey to a vanished world with the ADVENTURES IN TIME series - stories so exciting you won't believe they're all true'Winter has come; and in a far distant land, a warrior queen is expecting a child...'Step through these pages into the Tudor world: a dangerous place, where one miss-step could cost your life. Through the eyes of Henry VIII's six very different queens, from a brave Spanish ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Guide to Minecraft Dungeons

    by Mojang AB ...
    This companion guide to the game has been created especially for heroes who intend to vanquish the Arch-Illager and his evil illager minions. It contains:- strategy tips for all the malicious mobs you'll need to defeat- hints about how to get your hands on helpful items and loot- an in-depth look at each unique dungeon environment and what you'll find there- combo ideas for weapons, armour and ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Nanberry

    Black Brother White

    by Jackie French ...
    The amazing story of Australia's first surgeon and the boy he adopted.It's 1789, and as the new colony in Sydney Cove is established, Surgeon John White defies convention and adopts Nanberry, an Aboriginal boy, to raise as his son. Nanberry is clever and uses his unique gifts as an interpreter to bridge the two worlds he lives in.With his white brother, Andrew, he witnesses the struggles of the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Who Was Walt Disney?

    Illustrated by Nancy Harrison ...
    Series series Who Was?
    Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pictures with tar on the side of his family's white house. His family was poor, and the happiest time of his childhood was spent living on a farm in Missouri. His affection for small-town life is reflected in Disneyland Main Streets around the world. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • What Were the Salem Witch Trials?

    by Joan Holub, Who HQ ...
    Illustrated by Dede Putra ...
    Series series What Was?
    Something wicked was brewing in the small town of Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. It started when two girls, Betty Parris and Abigail Williams, began having hysterical fits. Soon after, other local girls claimed they were being pricked with pins. With no scientific explanation available, the residents of Salem came to one conclusion: it was witchcraft! Over the next year and a half, nineteen people ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Eva's Story

    A Holocaust Survivor's Tale by the Stepsister of Anne Frank

    by Eva Schloss ...
    People around the world know the tragic story of Anne Frank, the teenage girl who lost her life in a concentration camp during the Holocaust. But most people don't know about Eva Schloss, Anne’s playmate and posthumous stepsister. Though Eva, like Anne, was imprisoned in Auschwitz at the age of 15, her story did not end there. Together with her mother, Eva endured daily degradation and countless ... Read more

    $24.93 AUD

  • Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens

    Illustrated by Wayne Geehan ...
    Series series Sir Cumference
    Join Sir Cumference and the gang for more wordplay, puns, and problem solving in the clever math adventure about place-value and counting by tens.Sir Cumference and Lady Di planned a surprise birthday party for King Arthur, but they didn’t expect so many guests to show up. How many lunches will they need? And with more guests arriving by the minute, what about dinner? Sir Cumference and Lady Di ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Diary of a Young Girl

    The Definitive Edition of the World’s Most Famous Diary

    by Anne Frank ...
    THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK IS 'A MONUMENT TO THE HUMAN SPIRIT'One of the most famous accounts of living under the Nazi regime comes from the diary of a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne Frank. Edited by her father Otto H. Frank and German novelist Mirjam Pressler, this is a true story to be rediscovered by each new generation._________________________________12th July 1944:'It's difficult in times ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Boy

    Tales of Childhood

    by Roald Dahl ...
    Illustrated by Quentin Blake ...
    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!BOY, Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography, is full of hilarious anecdotes about his childhood and school days, illustrated by Quentin Blake.As a boy, all sorts of unusual things happened to Roald Dahl. There was the time he and four school friends got their revenge on beastly Mrs Prachett in her sweet shop.There are ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Black Snake

    The Daring of Ned Kelly

    Series series The Drum
    Part of the award-winning Young Adult non-fiction series, The Drum.“Everyone looks on me like a black snake.” – Letter from Ned Kelly to Sergeant Babington, July 1870.Ned Kelly was a thief, a bank robber and a murderer. He was in trouble with the law from the age of 12. He stole hundreds of horses and cattle. He robbed two banks. He killed three men. Yet, when Ned was sentenced to death, thousands ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • True Spirit

    The Aussie girl who took on the world

    The story of a remarkable girl who followed her dream and conquered the world.On 15 May 2010, after 210 days at sea and 24,285 nautical miles, 16-year-old Jessica Watson sailed her yacht, Ella's Pink Lady, triumphantly back into Sydney Harbour. She had become the youngest person to sail solo, unassisted and non-stop around the world.Told in Jessica's own words, this fully updated edition of True ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A World of Her Own

    24 Amazing Women Explorers and Adventurers

    Series Book 8 - Women of Action
    An inspiration for any young person who loves the outdoors, wildlife, or science, A World of Her Own tells the stories of 24 brave women from different cultures, epochs, and economic backgrounds who have shared similar missions: to meet the physical and mental challenges of exploring the natural world, to protect the environment and native cultures, and to leave a mark in the name of discovery. ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

    by Anne Frank ...
    In 1940, after Germany invaded the Netherlands, Anne and her family couldn't leave the country, so they decided to hide in a warehouse in an attempt to escape the persecution of Jews by the Nazis. For over two years, Anne wrote in her diary with an awareness that was extremely mature for her age. She detailed her experiences and insights while she and her family were in hiding, living in a ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Diary of a Young Girl

    In 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding. She recorded daily events, her personal experiences and her feelings in her diary for the next two years.It is one of the most celebrated and enduring books of the last century and it remains a deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of human ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Real Friends

    by Shannon Hale ...
    Illustrated by LeUyen Pham ...
    Series Book 1 - Friends
    “Fresh and funny.” —New York Times Book ReviewNewbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends—and why it's worth the journey.When best friends are not forever . . .Shannon and Adrienne have been best friends ever since they were little. But one day, Adrienne starts hanging out ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Maddie Diaries

    A Memoir

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING MEMOIR OF DANCE SUPERSTAR MADDIE ZIEGLER!Maddie Ziegler had hoped to become a star -- she just didn't know how soon that day would come. At just eight years old, she was cast on hit reality show Dance Moms and quickly won the hearts of fans everywhere with her natural talent and determination. Soon, she was catching eyes all over -- including those of pop superstar ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Penguin Bloom (Young Readers' Edition)

    Inspired by the true story of an unlikely hero, and adapted from the major motion picture starring Naomi Watts, Andrew Lincoln and Jacki WeaverI guess we all kinda knew our life was perfect and that we wouldn't change a thing.But sometimes you don't get that choice, do you? Sometimes stuff happens that you would do anything to try to avoid. But you can't. And that's what happened to us.Penguin ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Best Friends

    by Shannon Hale ...
    Illustrated by LeUyen Pham ...
    Series Book 2 - Friends
    A National and New York Times Bestseller!The creators of Real Friends Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with a true story about popularity, first crushes, and finding your own path in the graphic novel, Best Friends.Follow your heart. Find your people.Sixth grade is supposed to be perfect. Shannon’s got a sure spot in the in-crowd called The Group, and her best friend is their leader, Jen, the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • I Am Malala

    How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World; Teen Edition Retold by Malala for her Own Generation

    'Malala is an inspiration to girls and women all over the world.' - J.K. RowlingI Am Malala tells the remarkable true story of a girl who knew she wanted to change the world - and did.Raised in the Swat Valley in Pakistan, Malala was taught to stand up for her beliefs. When terrorists took control of her region and declared girls were forbidden from going to school, Malala fought for her right to ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Friends Forever

    by Shannon Hale ...
    Illustrated by LeUyen Pham ...
    Series Book 3 - Friends
    Following up their mega-bestselling Real Friends and Best Friends graphic memoirs, Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with Friends Forever, a story about learning to love yourself exactly as you are.Shannon is in eighth grade, and life is more complicated than ever. Everything keeps changing, her classmates are starting to date each other (but nobody wants to date her!), and no matter how hard ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Gunner

    Hurricane Horse

    Illustrated by David Parkins ...
    Series Book 1 - True Horse Stories
    Each book in the True Horse Stories focuses on a contemporary horse from a different part of the world, and each animal is, in his or her own way, a hero.PBJ Decks Smokin Gun (Gunner) is an American Paint Horse, one of the many of Heather Lott Goodwin's herd, and a valuable show animal that won the World Championship Paint Horse title. When Hurricane Katrina passed over the Goodwin property, it ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Who Killed My Daughter?

    The Startling True Story of a Mother's Search for Her Daughter's Murderer

    by Lois Duncan ...
    On July 16, 1989, Lois Duncan’s daughter was chased down and shot to death in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After the police abandoned all leads, Duncan refused to give up her search for the truth.In this tragic memoir and investigation, Lois Duncan searches for clues to the murder of her youngest child, eighteen-year-old Kaitlyn Arquette. Duncan begins to suspect that the official police investigation ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus