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  • Temple Grandin

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

    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

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • This Is How We Do It

    One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World

    by Matt Lamothe ...
    Follow the real lives of seven kids from Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia for a single day! In Japan Kei plays Freeze Tag, while in Uganda Daphine likes to jump rope. But while the way they play may differ, the shared rhythm of their days—and this one world we all share—unites them. This genuine exchange provides a window into traditions that may be different from our own as ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • My Outback Childhood (younger readers)

    Growing up in the Territory

    There was something interesting around every corner, be it brumbies and wild donkeys disappearing through the bush, or a little waterhole where the snakes and kangaroos came to drink.Toni's childhood isn't like other kids'. She is only five years old when her mum packs a small suitcase and takes the family over 300 kilometres on a scratchy dirt track to live at Killarney, a remote cattle station ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Win that Lotto

    Proven Lotto winning Strategies Revealed

    by VT ...
    series VT
    Ever dream of winning the lotto? Well‚ stop dreaming and...  "Discover The Proven Strategies Used By Underground Lotto Pros To Systematically Win The Lotto"  Dear Friend‚  You've read the headlines:  "WESTERN 649 Proves Lucky Again With $1 Million Win In Calgary"  "$101 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Texas"  "Jobless Maid From Kilmarnock Sparkling After Cleaning Up With $2.2m"  And you wonder: ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD

  • A Street Through Time

    A 12,000 Year Journey Along the Same Street

    Illustrated by Steve Noon ...
    by DK ...
    series Through Time
    Have you ever wondered what your street was like thousands of years ago? This illustrated history ebook for children takes you on a 12,000-year journey to find out the story of a single street.Think of the street you live on. Now think of how it may have looked in the Stone Age in 10,000 BCE, or in Victorian times during the Industrial Revolution, or how it may look 50 years from now. A Street ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • How a City Works

    by D. J. Ward ...
    Illustrated by Violet Lemay ...
    series Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2
    Read and find out about how cities work in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.Millions of people live in cities around the world, but have you ever wondered how cities work? All those people need clean water to drink, a safe place to live, and a way to get all around the city. How do you take care of all those people’s needs? Read and find out all about the systems a city has to ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • A Girl from Yamhill

    A Memoir

    Told in her own words, A Girl from Yamhill is Newbery Medal–winning author Beverly Cleary’s heartfelt and relatable memoir—now with a beautifully redesigned cover!Generations of children have read Beverly Cleary’s books. From Ramona Quimby to Henry Huggins, Ralph S. Mouse to Ellen Tebbits, she has created an evergreen body of work based on the humorous tales and heartfelt anxieties of middle ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Gateway to Peranakan Culture

    series Culture Gateway
    You are probably familiar with the spicy Peranakan cuisine or even have friends who are great at cooking it. But there is definitely more to the Peranakan culture than what's cooking in the kitchen. Have you ever wondered why they speak the way they do? And what is the big deal about cherki games? Why are they always singing the dondang sayang? And, more importantly, what does it mean to be a ... Read more

    $6.60 AUD


    Did you know the first 'selfie' was taken way back in 1839 Who was the 'Phantom Barber'? Do you know where the flag placed on the moon came from? How about the car that can operate under water!  In the Middle East, they use robots as camel jockeys. Saudi Arabia expelled a young man for being too handsome! How about the Nigerian police arresting a goat for stealing! Australia warns tourists of a ... Read more

    $3.49 AUD

  • Feral Youth

    "The truth is, it ain't just a race thing. They talk like it is, but really and truly it's black against white, young against old, authorities against the rest. It's countless of things. There's bare reasons for feeling vexed right now." Growing up on an inner-city estate and excluded from every school that would take her, Alesha is the poster girl for the nation's 'feral youth'. Life is about ... Read more

    $5.00 AUD

  • Sister Moon of the Philippines

    Xulli entered the world in a way no child should ever have to; into a family and Filipino culture of poverty, neglect, and terrible abuse. Astonishing and unforgettable, this is a captivating story about the effects of abuse on the mind of a child, the heart wrenching struggles of an impoverished family, and how a young girl strives and dreams for something better.    Born in the Philippines in ... Read more

    $3.92 AUD

  • Algonquin, People of the Wooded Country

    series Native Life
    The Algonquian, People of the Wooded Country is the third book in the “Native Life” series. It was written for a third grade reading level. Read about Otter, his family and his friends to learn about the way they lived and their culture. Food, hunting customs, clothing, play, religious beliefs and family life are all touched upon. This book is filled with beautiful descriptive drawings ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • Leaving No Footprints

    Then Kip gets angry too. ‘You just don’t know what it’s like. ‘’What?‘Our eyes blaze at each other. He looks away. ‘I have to watch my back, that’s all,’ he says, more gently.Henny can’t work Kip out. Where is his family? Where does he live? Why do waves of sadness and anger sometimes overtake him?The answers to these questions only come when the two friends’ boat is trapped in a dark storm. In ... Read more

    $6.30 AUD

  • Rags and Riches: Kids in the Time of Charles Dickens

    A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #16: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time

    Book 22 - Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker
    The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!!When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #16: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time, they had lots of questions. Why did Charles ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • A Year on the Farm

    by Sue Unstead ...
    series DK Readers Beginning To Read
    Short stories for children designed to help kids learn how to read and learn to love readingA Year on the Farm is a "Beginning to Read" book. These short stories for children have simple sentences and plenty of word repetition that develops confidence and builds literacy skills. DK Reads prove that good reads build great readers.The sun is up, and another year begins on the farm. Follow the red ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Farmers! Planting, Nurturing and Harvesting, Farming for Kids - Children's Agriculture Books

    Let’s pretend to be farmers for a day! This educational book will give your child all the basic information he/she needs to know about farming. You can also use this book to help your child understand how farmers work hard to give you the food you need. The purpose of this book is to educate the child and to promote an appreciation for farmers, too. Grab a copy now! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Busy Chickens

    by John Schindel ...
    series A Busy Book
    The busy chickens of the beloved Busy Animals board book series are sure to cluck their way into your child's heart this spring!Busy chickens are squawking, perching, leaping, and more! Vivid, full-color photographs will keep toddlers engages as they imitate the many actions the chickens are doing. Join the fun! ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • On The Farm

    Illustrated by Alessandra Roberti ...
    Book 1 - First Reading
    A delightful story about life on a farm with easy-to-read text and charming illustrations. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton, specially written for children just starting to read alone. This ebook includes audio and reading-related puzzles."Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Farm That Feeds Us

    A year in the life of an organic farm

    Illustrated by Ginnie Hsu ...
    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

    $23.99 AUD

  • I Want to Be a Police Officer

    Illustrated by Catalina Echeverri ...
    Book 1 - I Can Read
    For the child who says, "I want to be a police officer when I grow up!" And for any child who wants a gentle behind-the-scenes look at being a police officer.Police officers help to keep people safe. Did you know that there are many different ways to be a police officer? Join Eva as she meets Officer Green and the other officers at Town Safety Day.With this story blending narrative with nonfiction ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Robots on the Farm

    Independent Reading Orange 6

    by Katie Woolley ...
    Illustrated by Diego Vaisberg ...
    Book 515 - Reading Champion
    This book is part of Reading Champion, a series carefully linked to book bands to encourage independent reading skills, developed with UCL Institute of Education (IOE)Robots on the Farm is a non-fiction text reporting on how robots are used in farming. The simple sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for an independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations.Reading ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Keeping Chickens

    A Kid's Guide to Everything You Need to Know about Breeds, Coops, Behavior, Eggs, and More!

    The best homesteading tips to raise happy, healthy chickens!Whether you have chickens already or are just thinking of starting your own flock, this book is packed full of valuable information that will help you raise and maintain a happy, healthy flock. Not only will you learn the basics like how to pick the right breeds, how to house, feed, and care for your birds, but you will also find craft, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Origins of Chinese Culture

    series Culture Origins
    Origins of Chinese Culture guides you through the perplexing maze of all things Chinese. Pick up interesting facts about the "Four Treasures of the Study" - the brush, ink, paper and inkstone - which form the cornerstone of Chinese culture. ... Read more

    $6.60 AUD