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Biography, Non-Fiction eBooks

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  • 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

  • Homage to Catalonia

    by George Orwell ...
    "Homage to Catalonia" is perhaps the seminal work in English about the Spanish Civil War. Written in Orwell's admirably spare yet wonderfully evocative prose, it's a searingly honest book, almost a rite of passage. It talks of the realities of the trenches and of the politics and of the feelings.George Orwell's "Homage to Catalonia" was first published in 1938 and is a first-person narrative ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • On Two Feet and Wings

    One boy's amazing story of survival

    Book 1 - THE ABBAS KAZEROONI MEMOIRS
    I was not aware that I was crying until I saw the tears hit my shoes. Even with all the lights at the airport, the night outside looked dark and the air seemed thick. I wiped my eyes and tried to figure out what I could do. I was alone in a foreign land at the age of nine, and I did not speak the language. I was, quite simply, terrified.Close to his tenth birthday, Abbas has to leave his parents ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Prophet Muhammad

    The Beloved Messenger of Allah

    This book is a short summary of Prophet Muhammad's life for the younger readers. It presents major milestones in the life of the Prophet with an easy to understand style in line with the mainstream Islamic tradition. It is also a great bedtime story book for interested families who want to read from the life of the Prophet. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Life gets strange when Alice sees a white rabbit wearing a coat and gloves. Then she follows him down a hole. Suddenly she grows smaller, larger, smaller, larger, smaller--and almost drown in her own tears.She meets a dodo, a lizard, a smoking caterpillar, a duchess... a cat without a grin. Then a grin--without a cat. She has a mad tea party with a hatter and a hare.And a madder croquet game with ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Fantastic Female Adventurers

    Truly amazing tales of women exploring the world

    by Lily Dyu ...
    Illustrated by Chellie Carroll ...
    Do you know how it feels to run for 1,900 miles? Or to look down at the earth from a space station? Or to swim alongside a hungry shark?Fantastic Female Adventurers by Lily Dyu is a collection of fourteen exciting and inspirational stories about the women that do. Follow them on their incredible journeys around the globe.Ski to the North Pole with Ann Daniels while watching out for polar bears and ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Complete Story of Sadako Sasaki

    and the Thousand Paper Cranes

    **Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY) Winner****Middle School Book of the Year-- Northern Lights Book Awards****Skipping Stones Honor Award Winner**For the first time, middle readers can learn the complete story of the courageous girl whose life, which ended through the effects of war, inspired a worldwide call for peace.In this book, author Sue DiCicco and Sadako's older brother Masahiro ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Albert Einstein

    Illustrated by Jean Claude ...
    series Little People, BIG DREAMS
    In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Albert Einstein, the legendary scientist.Little Albert grew up in Germany, where it took him four years to formulate his first word. He was fascinated by how objects worked and, although he didn’t love school, he loved physics and math books. His brilliant mind ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Real Friends

    by Shannon Hale ...
    Illustrated by LeUyen Pham ...
    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 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

    $12.99 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

    $10.99 AUD

  • Black Snake

    The Daring of Ned Kelly

    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

    $12.99 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

    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

  • 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

  • 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 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

    $7.99 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

  • 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

  • Best Friends

    by Shannon Hale ...
    Illustrated by LeUyen Pham ...
    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

  • Gunner

    Hurricane Horse

    Illustrated by David Parkins ...
    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

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Diary of an Anorexic Girl

    by Morgan Menzie ...
    Morgan Menzie takes readers through a harrowing but ultimately hopeful and inspiring account of her eating disorder. Her amazing story is told through the journals she kept during her daily struggle with this addiction and disease. Her triumphs and tragedies all unfold together in this beautiful story of God's grace.Features include: daily eating schedule, journal entries, prayers to God, poems, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD