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Biography, Non-Fiction

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  • The Hiding Place

    The True Story of a Real-Life HeroIt's World War II. Darkness has fallen over Europe as the Nazis spread hatred, fear and war across the globe. But on a quiet city corner in the Netherlands, one woman fights against the darkness.In her quiet watchmaking shop, she and her family risk their lives to hide Jews, and others hunted by the Nazis, in a secret room, a "hiding place" that they built in the ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD

  • Friends Forever

    by Shannon Hale ...
    Illustrated by LeUyen Pham ...
    series Friends #3
    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

    $12.64 AUD

  • Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop

    “IN THE FUTURE EVERYBODY will be world famous for 15 minutes.”The Campbell’s Soup Cans. The Marilyns. The Electric Chairs. The Flowers. The work created by Andy Warhol elevated everyday images to art, ensuring Warhol a fame that has far outlasted the 15 minutes he predicted for everyone else. His very name is synonymous with the 1960s American art movement known as Pop.But Warhol’s oeuvre was the ... Read more

    $9.78 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

  • Prophet Muhammad

    The Seal of All Prophets

    by Rahime Kaya ...
    Prophet Muhammad: The Seal of All Prophets is a comprehensible book for young readers detailing the life of the blessed Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. Beginning years of before the birth of Prophet, the book provides great insight into theremarkable life of the Messenger of Mercy. From the hardship and torture experienced in the early days of Islam to the days of peace and serenity ... Read more

    $11.76 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

  • 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

    $11.99 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

    $12.86 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 Women of Action #8
    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

    $18.80 AUD

  • Chinese Cinderella

    Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel and her father dismissive. Jung-ling grows up to be an academic child, with a natural ability for writing. Only her aunt and grandfather offer her any ... Read more

    $10.99 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

  • 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

  • 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

    $0.99 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

  • 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

  • Gunner

    Hurricane Horse

    Illustrated by David Parkins ...
    series 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

    $10.00 AUD

  • Real Friends

    by Shannon Hale ...
    Illustrated by LeUyen Pham ...
    series Friends #1
    “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

    $12.64 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

    $11.76 AUD

  • 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

  • Bob

    No Ordinary Cat

    by James Bowen ...
    The phenomenal bestseller A Street Cat Named Bob, featuring best friends James and street cat Bob, now available as a special edition for children aged 11 and above.'We are all given second chances every day of our lives, but we don't usually take them. Then I met Bob.'James Bowen was a homeless musician, busking on the streets of London to survive. But the moment he met an injured stray cat with ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Best Friends

    by Shannon Hale ...
    Illustrated by LeUyen Pham ...
    series Friends #2
    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

    $12.64 AUD

  • Untwisted: The Story of My Life

    by Paul Jennings ...
    Sometimes, rather than making you laugh or cry out in surprise, a story will instead leave you wondering about human fragility ...In the telling of his own tale, children's author and screenwriter Paul Jennings demonstrates how seemingly small events can combine into a compelling drama. As if assembling the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, he puts together fragments, memories and anecdotes to reveal the ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • Finding Nevo

    How I Confused Everyone

    by Nevo Zisin ...
    Meet Nevo: girl, boy, he, she, him, her, they, them, daughter, son, teacher, student, friend, gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgender, homosexual, Jew, dyke, masculine, feminine, androgynous, queer. Nevo was not born in the wrong body. Nevo just wants everyone to catch up with all that Nevo is.Personal, political and passionate, Finding Nevo is an autobiography about gender and everything that comes ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD