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  • Red Scarf Girl

    A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution

    by Ji-li Jiang

    Publishers Weekly Best Book * ALA Best Book for Young Adults * ALA Notable Children's Book * ALA Booklist Editors' ChoiceMoving, honest, and deeply personal, Red Scarf Girl is the incredible true story of one girl’s courage and determination during one of the most terrifying eras of the twentieth century.It's 1966, and twelve-year-old Ji-li Jiang has everything a girl could want: brains, ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Barack Obama

    An American Story

    by Bob Carlton and 1 more

    Middle school and teen readers can explore the life of the 44th president of the United States in this factual and informative biography of Barack Obama’s life leading up to his historic election.The life of Barack Obama is an inspirational story for anyone who has ever felt abandoned, alone, different, or who has wanted to do great things and make a difference in the world. Learn about the life ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Yes We Can

    A Biography of President Barack Obama

    by Garen Thomas

    The great American leader uses his voice to change history, alter politics, and bring hope of a brighter future to generations to come.Born in the U.S.A., the son of an African father and an American mother, a boy who spent his childhood in Indonesia and Hawaii, Barack Obama is truly a citizen of the world. In kindergarten, he wrote an essay titled, "I Want to Become President," and now, with his ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Michelle Obama: Meet the First Lady

    by David Bergen Brophy

    This biography for young readers focuses on Michelle Obama's youth. A good supplementary source for home and classroom use, especially as the now former First Lady's book Becoming brings her renewed attention.Follow the story of a hardworking girl growing up on the South Side of Chicago and how she inspires our nation to believe in the American Dream that her life exemplifies. In her own stirring ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Selections from Nehru

    by Ganeswar Mishra and 1 more

    The book presents excerpts from Nehrus major works such as An Autobiography, The Discovery of India, Glimpses of World History as well as from his important speeches and statements. The purpose is to acquaint the reader with the many-faceted personalities of Nehru: the private man, the historian, the philosopher, the statesman, the lover of wildlife and adventure etc. ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Nelson Mandela: Freedom for All

    by Jack Silbert

    Read all about Nelson Mandela's inspiring life--from his humble beginnings in rural South Africa to his tragic death at age 95. In South Africa, Nelson Mandela was known as "the father of the nation," and around the world he was revered for his political and humanitarian accomplishments. NELSON MANDELA: FREEDOM FOR ALL covers the most important parts of this incredible man's life: his 26 years as ... Read more

    $2.44 AUD

  • DK Life Stories Harriet Tubman

    by Kitson Jazynka

    series Life Stories
    Discover the inspiring story of Harriet Tubman, a fearless activist and abolitionist who helped guide many slaves to freedom, in this fascinating kids' biography.Born into slavery in the 1820s, Harriet Tubman would later run away and later help scores of other African American slaves escape to freedom in the North using the "Underground Railroad". A nurse, scout, and advisor during the American ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Gandhi

    Young Nation Builder

    by Kathleen Kudlinski

    series Childhood of World Figures
    A childhood biography of the great political and social leader.Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948) studied law in England, then spent 20 years defending the rights of immigrants in South Africa. In 1914 he returned to India and became the leader of the Indian National Congress. Gandhi urged non-violence and civil disobedience as a means to independence from Great Britain, with public acts of defiance ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Sir Edmund Barton: Australia's First Prime Minister: A 15-Minute Biography

    by Jeannie Meekins

    series 15-Minute Books
    Sir Edmund Barton was an Australian politician and judge.One of the "Fathers of Federation", he drafted many versions of Australia’s Constitution, inspired the people’s support, and travelled to England to petition Queen Victoria for Australia’s Federation.On January 1, 1901, Australia became a nation, and Barton was sworn in as the first Prime Minister.Find out more about this man who became the ... Read more

    $1.32 AUD

  • Barack Obama: The Making of a President

    by Dawne Allette

    "I was not born into money or status. I was born to a teenage mom in Hawaii, and my dad left us when I was two. But my family gave me love, they gave me education, and most of all they gave me hope..."Punctuated with his own words, this biography traces the people, places and experiences that made Barack Obama the powerful man he is today. His story takes us from Kenya to Hawaii and Indonesia to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers

    by Michelle Obama

    *A younger reader's edition of the number-one bestselling memoir by former first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. With a new introduction from Mrs Obama herself*What's important is our story, our whole story, including those moments when we feel a little vulnerable . . .Michelle Robinson started life sharing a bedroom with her older brother Craig, in their family's upstairs apartment in ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Who Is the Dalai Lama?

    by Dana Meachen Rau and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    Get to know the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader and one of the most popular world leaders today.Two-year-old Lhamo Thondup never imagined he would be anything other than an ordinary child, but after undergoing a series of tests, he was proclaimed the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. By age 15, he found himself the undisputed leader of six million people who were facing the threat of a full-scale war ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln

    The Story of the Gettysburg Address

    by Jean Fritz and 2 more

    series Penguin Young Readers #4
    Abraham Lincoln was one busy man. He had a country to run. And a war to win. And a family to care for. But when it came time to honor all the soldiers who had died in the great battle of Gettysburg, President Lincoln still took time to say a few words. Two hundred and seventy-one to be exact. Here is a true story about a great man and his famous speech. ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Meet George Washington

    by Joan Heilbroner

    series Landmark Books
    This valiant story of how young George Washington was drawn into his country's struggle for independence gives readers a vivid perspective on a crucial era in American history--and on the life of a revolutionary hero. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Who Was Julius Caesar?

    by Nico Medina and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    He came. He saw. He conquered. Julius Caesar was a force to be reckoned with as a savvy politician, an impressive orator, and a brave soldier. Born in Rome in 100 BC, he quickly climbed the ladder of Roman politics, making allies--and enemies--along the way. His victories in battle awarded him the support of the people, but flush from power, he named himself dictator for life. The good times, ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Who Was John F. Kennedy?

    by Yona Zeldis McDonough and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    The man who saved the lives of his PT-109 crewmen during WWII and became the 35th president fought-and won-his first battle at the age of two-and-a-half, when he was stricken with scarlet fever. Although his presidency was cut short, our nation's youngest elected leader left an indelible mark on the American consciousness and now is profiled in our Who Was...? series. Included are 100 black-and ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Alexander Hamilton: From Orphan to Founding Father

    by Monica Kulling and 1 more

    series Step into Reading
    Fans of the Broadway musical Hamilton and American history lovers will want to share this illustrated biography of Alexander Hamilton with their young readers.Did you know that one of our Founding Fathers was not born in America? An orphan from the West Indies, Alexander Hamilton came to the colonies and played an important role in the Revolutionary War, rising to become General George Washington ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Who Is Kamala Harris?

    by Kirsten Anderson and 2 more

    series Who HQ Now
    The inspiring story of the 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee, told in the new Who HQ NOW format for trending topics.On August 22, 2020, Kamala Harris, a senator from California, became the first African-American and South Asian-American woman to be selected as the vice presidential running mate on a major party's ticket. While her nomination was not unexpected, her rise to national ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition

    The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    by Irin Carmon and 1 more

    "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

  • Who Was Ben Franklin?

    by Dennis Brindell Fradin and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity. He was also a statesman, an inventor, a printer, and an author-a man of such amazingly varied talents that some people claimed he had magical powers! Full of all the details kids will want to know, the true story of Benjamin Franklin is by turns sad and funny, but always honest and awe-inspiring. ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • National Geographic Readers: Sonia Sotomayor

    by Barbara Kramer

    series Readers Bios
    Explore one of the most recognized names in modern America with this biography of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Kids will learn about her rise to be the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice and the trials she faced along the way. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Political Power: Anderson Cooper

    by Michael Troy and 1 more

    TidalWave Productions comic book on Anderson Cooper focuses on the life and career of celebrated CNN news man Anderson Cooper. Born with a silver spoon in his mouth, the silver fox chose to follow his passion journalism with a vengeance. Join writer Michael Troy and artist ? For an account of his life from decorated journalist to out and proud gay man. ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Female Force: Laura Ingraham

    by Jerome Maida and 1 more

    Born into a middle-class family, Laura Ingraham has become an American success story. Denounced by many early in her career as a bigot because of her deeply held Christian views, Ingraham has drawn strength from them to succeed at almost everything she's tried. Whether as a a speechwriter for Ronald Reagan, a best-selling author or host of a radio show listened to by millions, Ingraham has made ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Thomas Jefferson for Kids

    His Life and Times with 21 Activities

    by Brandon Marie Miller

    series For Kids series
    Drawing heavily from the original letters and papers of Thomas Jefferson and his contemporaries, this resource chronicles the world of the Founding Father who wrote the Declaration of Independence. From his early critiques of the colonial policies of Great Britain and King George III to his governmental roles as the first secretary of state, the minister to France, and the third president of the ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD