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  • 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

  • The Witchcraft of Salem Village

    series Landmark Books
    Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba. When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as they accused townsperson after townsperson of being witches. Author Shirley Jackson examines ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The 57 Bus

    A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives

    by Dashka Slater ...
    **Winner of the Stonewall Young Adult Literature AwardOne teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both their lives forever.**Two teenagers growing up in Oakland, California. One, Sasha, was born male but identifies as agender, wears skirts and attends a private school. The other, Richard, is an African American from a poor part of Oakland who attends a rough ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Year We Disappeared

    A Father - Daughter Memoir

    When Cylin Busby was nine years old, she was obsessed with the Muppets and her pet turtle. Then everything changed. Her police officer father, John, was driving to work when someone levelled a shotgun at his window. The blasts that followed left him clinging to life, yet he managed to write down the name of the only person he thought could have pulled the trigger.John Busby was scheduled to ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Spy's Handbook

    Illustrated by Colin King ...
    by Various ...
    series Handbooks
    Packed with tips, hints and advice on all the tricks needed to be a super spy, including how to write and break codes, how to use disguises to avoid detection and how to stalk and shadow enemy spies effectively. Includes spy-tests, observation quizzes and code-cracking challenges. This is a highly illustrated ebook that can only be read on the Kindle Fire or other tablet."Le Carré for ten-year ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Detective's Handbook

    Illustrated by Colin King ...
    by Various ...
    series Handbooks
    Train yourself to be a great detective with this humorous, handy pocket guide packed with hints, tips and advice on how to be an intrepid, quick-thinking super-sleuth. Test your observational skills, learn how to crack codes, discover how to identify people by their fingerprints or handwriting, find out how to examine witnesses and look for clues. This is a highly illustrated ebook that can only ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Borden Murders

    Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century

    by Sarah Miller ...
    With murder, court battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the story of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable and perfect for the Common Core.Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one.In a compelling, linear narrative, Miller takes readers along as she investigates a brutal crime: the August 4, 1892, murders of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Forensic Anthropology

    by Angela Libal ...
    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    Welcome to the exciting world of forensic investigation—the science of solving crimes. This introduces the field of forensic anthropology, where scientists and criminal investigators use the human skeleton to solve some of the world's most mysterious and violent crimes. From the nineteenth-century murderer who boiled his wife in a vat of acid, to the modern-day pig farmer accused of murdering more ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Document Analysis

    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    The famous Lindbergh kidnapping in the 1930s was solved, in part, through a detailed analysis of the kidnapper's handwriting. Other criminal cases, such as selling phony manuscripts, forgery, and fraud can be broken with detailed analyses of handwriting, typewriting, photocopied documents, and the inks and papers used on documents. The science of analyzing documents has been growing for more than ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Fingerprints, Bite Marks, Ear Prints

    by Angela Libal ...
    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    Welcome to the exciting world of forensic science, where every contact leaves a trace! This book shows how real-life detectives solve crimes with human signposts: fingerprints, the most well-known human indentifying mark; as well as newer technologies, like bite mark matching; and controversial new evidence, such as ear prints. Prepare yourself for a wild ride through some of the most shocking and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Explosives & Arson Investigation

    by Jean Ford ...
    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    An uncanny calm settles on the scene. The blaze is out. A soggy, sooty mess remains. Most of us wouldn't have a clue where to begin, yet fire and explosion investigators know precisely where and how to dig in. Other books in this series show that documents, fingerprints, a stray hair, fibers, bullets, tool marks, blood spatter, SNA, cigarette butts, insects, or even a simple candy wrapper can ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Bonnie and Clyde

    series History's Worst
    Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to be considered two of the worst figures in history, with the third book in this nonfiction series that focuses on the most despicable historical figures.Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are possibly the most famous and most romanticized criminals in American history. When the police found photos of them posing with guns and goofing around, they ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Al Capone: Dangerous Existence - Biography 7th Grade | Children's Biography Books

    Al Capone was a criminal but he was once loved by his community. Apparently, he is said to have lived the life of Robin Hood, in the sense that he was generous to the poor. Was that truth or fiction? Maybe reading about his life will help us realize if there’s any truth to the stories or not. Grab a copy of this book today! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • World's Scariest Prisons

    Featuring photos and stories from the world's scariest prisons, discover why prison is to be avoided at all costs! World's Scariest Prisons will explore the most terrifying prisons of all time. From the Roman Coliseum to the Bastille, the Tower of London to Alcatraz, World's Scariest Prisons will captivate young readers! Each prison will receive its own photo-intensive overview as well as a ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Night Dad Went to Jail

    What to Expect When Someone You Love Goes to Jail

    Illustrated by Wednesday Kirwan ...
    series Life's Challenges
    When someone you love goes to jail, you might feel lost, scared, and even mad. What do you do? No matter who your loved one is, this story can help you through the tough times. ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 尋找正義:一位聯邦檢察官的首度告白,顛覆你心中的公平和真相

    Book 164 - 綠蠹魚YLE
    為什麼普通人也該讀這本書?因為你我對別人的輕率判斷,可能影響那個人的一生,或你我自己的一生。──范疇/跨界思考者★ 空降《紐約時報》暢銷榜 #4!上市首月銷量即破六萬冊!★ 《衛報》2019年度選書★ 《華盛頓郵報》、《衛報》等全球各大權威媒體書評一致讚揚!只要我們所遇到的人不夠仁慈、不夠正派、缺乏人性,而且根本不認同自由平等,那麼自由平等就不可能存在。只有人類能給予自身自由,法律和司法機構無法做到。──克萊倫斯.達洛(Clarence Darrow)/辯護律師出生十九天大的女嬰卡琳娜在醫院遭人擄走,二十三年後,她與親生父母團聚,綁架她的養母則... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition

    The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    "A tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that does more than catalog her achievements; it conveys her spirit, one that will leave readers in awe."*This New York Times bestselling version of the acclaimed biography Notorious RBG is an excellent way to share with middle grade readers just why Justice Ginsburg was such a powerful role model. Thisentertaining and insightful full-color 200-page young ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • What Is the Declaration of Independence?

    Illustrated by Jerry Hoare ...
    series What Was?
    Step back in time to the birth of the United States of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation—The United ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Law for Beginners

    Illustrated by Anna Wray ...
    An entertaining and thought-provoking guide to what laws are, who makes them and how people enforce them. It covers crime and punishment as well as social and citizenship issues such as politics and international law, using a mixture of debates, cartoon strips and clear diagrams. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Computer Investigation

    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    The digital age we entered in the twenty-first century has rapidly become an age of digital crime. Cybercrimes like spoofing, phishing, and hacking are on the rise, and computer forensic technicians are on the case. Even "traditional" crimes like murder, fraud, and child abuse can be both facilitated by computers—and solved through computer investigation. Computer Investigation helps readers ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The FBI and Organized Crime

    by Dale Anderson ...
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a national agency dedicated to investigation federal crimes. Founded as a small team of special agents on July 26, 1908, the Bureau was first charged with enforcing the growing body of federal laws covering the United States as a whole. Almost from the beginning of its 100-year history, the Bureau has been the subject of legend and controversy. It has ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Laws

    by Plato ...
    Laws by Plato The Laws (Greek: Νόμοι, Nómoi; Latin: De Legibus) is Plato's last and longest dialogue. The conversation depicted in the work's twelve books begins with the question of who is given the credit for establishing a civilization's laws. Its musings on the ethics of government and law have established it as a classic of political philosophy[citation needed] alongside Plato's more widely ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Mark & Trace Analysis

    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    Crimes happen every day all around the world. Sometimes, criminals think they have taken every possible precaution to avoid capture, but they are often mistaken. Every crime leaves a trace, and forensic science has evolved to find the tiniest bits of evidence imaginable at a crime scene. Mark & Trace Analysis gives readers some insights about the tricks and techniques used by forensic scientists ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The FBI and National Security

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a national agency dedicated to investigation federal crimes. Founded as a small team of special agents on July 26, 1908, the Bureau was first charged with enforcing the growing body of federal laws covering the United States as a whole. Almost from the beginning of its 100-year history, the Bureau has been the subject of legend and controversy. It has ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD