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  • Social Worker

    by Shirley Brinkerhoff

    series Careers With Character
    Find out what it takes to be a social worker with character... Social workers help children and adults identify their problems, decide on effective solutions, and find reliable resources. They do this in a variety of settings, including: •Community centers; •Settlement houses; •Schools; •Hospitals; •Prisons; and •Nursing homes. In order to enter the field of social work, a bachelor's degree is ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000

    Earn! Save! Invest!

    by James McKenna and 2 more

    The ultimate kids’ guide to money: earning it, saving it, and investing it.Hey, kids, want to become a millionaire? Or get a business off the ground? Or save up some money to buy a new bike? All it takes is understanding and putting into practice a few simple strategies and concepts about money:Make it: Learn the ins and outs of scoring a first job, or even better, starting a business.Save it: ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • Temple Grandin

    How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World

    by Sy Montgomery and 1 more

    When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. Years later she was diagnosed with autism.While Temple’s doctor recommended a hospital, her mother believed in her. Temple went to school instead.Today, Dr. Temple Grandin is a scientist and professor of animal science at Colorado State University. Her world-changing career revolutionized the livestock industry. As an advocate ... Read more

    $12.75 AUD

  • Strutting It!

    The Grit Behind the Glamour

    by Jeanne Beker

    Who wouldn’t want to wear gorgeous clothes, travel the world, hang out with stars, have adoring fans – and get paid a fortune for it? But is that what the life of a model is like?World-famous fashion guru Jeanne Beker offers a unique insider’s look at the reality behind the glitz. She demystifies the industry for those who are thinking about a career in modeling and for those who simply want the ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD

  • Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2

    by Elena Favilli and 1 more

    series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
    "This amazing book shows girls they can be anything they want." - Melinda GatesA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!This sequel to the sensational New York Times bestseller, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, showcases 100 brand-new bedtime stories of incredible women throughout history and around the world.In this book, readers will embark on an empowering journey through 100 new bedtime stories, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Made on Earth

    What we wear. Where it comes from. Where it goes.

    by Wolfgang Korn and 1 more

    How does a piece of clothing end up in your wardrobe? Where does it come from, and where does it go? This is not just a story about manufacturing. This is a story about people, their livelihoods and their life expectations. This is the story of globalisation.Made on Earth follows the incredible journey of a red fleece manufactured in Bangladesh. From the initial order through to shipping, ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Better Than a Lemonade Stand

    Small Business Ideas For Kids

    by Daryl Bernstein and 1 more

    Start on the early road to success while having fun, learning new skills, and making money with this guide of more than fifty entrepreneurial ideas.Filled with delightfully simple business ideas, Better than a Lemonade Stand! is a fun guide packed with creative ideas that show how to start a business with little or no start-up costs, attract and retain customers, develop negotiating skills, and ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Usborne Mini Astronaut's Handbook: For tablet devices

    by Louie Stowell and 2 more

    series Usborne Handbooks
    Discover how you become an astronaut, the training you must undertake, how you travel into space and what you do when you're up there in this free ebook based on The Usborne Official Astronaut’s Handbook. With a foreword from ESA astronaut Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to embark on a mission to the International Space Station. Published in association with the UK Space Agency and the ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • Basic Electronics

    by Anand Kumar Chakravartry

    $2.30 AUD

  • Poppy the Police Horse

    by Gavin Puckett and 1 more

    series Fables from the Stables #0
    Poppy was fit, strong and healthy - her parent's delight.But for reasons unknown she was born without sight.But lucky for you lot, she had an amazing sense of smell. So she's recruited by the police force to solve the toughest crimes by nose . . . ... Read more

    $9.01 AUD

  • 28 Tips for Teenagers

    Life skills that fast track success

    by Craig Goddard

    Every teenager can reach their full potential, especially if they make the most of their opportunities.In 28 Tips for Teenagers, Craig Goddard identifies a range of simple yet powerful skills that can have a big impact in supporting teenagers to achieve their personal goalsCraig's tips are drawn from his personal experience – in the schoolyard, in business and in life – and include how to:Deal ... Read more

    $4.35 AUD

  • What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens, Third Edition

    Discover Yourself, Design Your Future, and Plan for Your Dream Job

    by Carol Christen and 1 more

    This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major or career.No idea what you want to be? No worries! This fun, rewarding guide draws on the time-tested principles of the career classic What Color Is Your Parachute? to help you discover your passions, ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • From an Idea to Lego

    The Building Bricks Behind the World's Largest Toy Company

    by Lowey Bundy Sichol and 1 more

    series From an Idea to
    For fans of the successful Who Was series, From an Idea to Lego is a behind-the-bricks look into the world's famous toy company, with humorous black & white illustrations throughout.Today, LEGO is one of the biggest toy companies in the world, but a long time ago, a Danish carpenter, Ole Kirk Christiansen, started with just an idea. Find out more about LEGO’s origins, those famous bricks, and ... Read more

    $9.12 AUD

  • From an Idea to Google

    How Innovation at Google Changed the World

    by Lowey Bundy Sichol and 1 more

    series From an Idea to
    From an Idea to Google is a behind-the-computer-screen look into the history, business, and brand of the world's largest search engine. With humorous black & white illustrations throughout, learn about the company that even earned its own catchphrase: Google it!Today, Google is the number one internet search engine and the most visited website in the world. But a long time ago, two college friends ... Read more

    $9.12 AUD

  • Exam Warriors (Revised and Updated Edition)

    by Narendra Modi

    The new and enhanced edition of Exam Warriors by Narendra Modi is not only an inspiring book for students but also for their parents and teachers. Written in a fun and interactive style, with illustrations, activities and yoga asanas, this book will be a friend in acing exams and facing life.Non-preachy, practical and thought-provoking, Exam Warriors is a handy guide for youth of India and across ... Read more

    $1.98 AUD

  • The Farm That Feeds Us

    A year in the life of an organic farm

    by Nancy Castaldo and 1 more

    Where does our food come from? What role do farms play? What’s it like to be a farmer? In this charmingly illustrated book, follow a farm throughout the year to discover how the farmer grows fresh and tasty food for us to eat in a sustainable and natural way.Explore the workings of a small-scale, organic family farm and experience the rhythm of farm life. In the spring, visit the chicken coop, ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD

  • New Totally Awesome Business Book for Kids

    Revised Edition

    by Arthur Bochner and 2 more

    series New Totally Awesome Series #2
    This fun and fact-filled classic, fully updated, is packed with cartoons, quizzes, games, and stories about starting up a business and making money from it.A savvy brother-and-sister team, Arthur and Rose explain everything you need to know to start 20 super businesses ranging from lemonade stands to recycling:Business budgetsRecord keeping and filingTelephoning and e-mailingUsing the Internet to ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Let's Meet a Doctor

    by Mike Moran and 1 more

    series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Community Helpers
    Let's Meet a Doctor!What does a doctor do? These kids have a few ideas. But to learn more, they talk to Dr. Zambil.He tells them how he helps sick or hurt kids feel better. He sees healthy kids to help keep them healthy. He even helps train new doctors.Let's hear it for doctors!"Cartoon-style animated drawings in bright colors introduce diverse characters who will capture children's interest." ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • True Stories of Rescue and Survival

    Canada's Unknown Heroes

    by Carolyn Matthews

    A crab boat off Newfoundland catches fire, and a rescue is undertaken by helicopter. A child goes missing in a New Brunswick forest, and a desperate hunt is mounted. A climber falls on a British Columbia mountain, and a helicopter rescue is attempted. A civilian chopper crashes in Nunavut, and a search-and-rescue team braves a savage snowstorm to find survivors.True Stories of Rescue and Survival ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • Zaha Hadid

    by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara and 1 more

    series Little People, BIG DREAMS
    Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Zaha Hadid tells the inspiring true story of the visionary Iraqi-British architect.Zaha Hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq, surrounded by music. She was a curious and confident child, who designed her own modernist bedroom at nine years old. As a young woman studying at University in Beirut, she was described as the most outstanding ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • The Careers Handbook

    The ultimate guide to planning your future

    by DK

    Find your perfect job here! From social media and IT careers to jobs in architecture, hospitality, medicine, science, law, and the environment, this comprehensive and updated new edition features more than 400 cool careers.Do you have a passion but can't work out how to make a career out of it? Do you want to change career but don't know where to start? Are you worried about career development? Or ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Blood, Bullets, and Bones

    The Story of Forensic Science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA

    by Bridget Heos

    Blood, Bullets, and Bones provides young readers with a fresh and fascinating look at the ever-evolving science of forensics. This nonfiction book is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 7 to 8, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.Since the introduction of DNA testing, forensic science has been in the ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Childcare Worker

    by Ellyn Sanna

    series Careers With Character
    Find out what it takes to be a childcare worker with character... Childcare workers do their jobs in: •Family homes; •Daycare centers; •Preschools; •The workers' own homes; and •After- and before-school programs. Taking care of children in these settings doesn't necessarily require a lot of experience—but it does require the right character. If you think you might want to be a childcare worker, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • So, You Want to Be a Dancer?

    The Ultimate Guide to Exploring the Dance Industry

    by Laurel van der Linde

    series Be What You Want
    Love dance? Go pro and make movement a way of life with this comprehensive guide that can help you land your dream job in the world of dance.From front-and-center careers like professional dancer and choreographer to the lesser-known professions of technical director and costume designer, So, You Want to Be a Dancer? reveals a vast expanse of dance-related job possibilities that are as exciting as ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD