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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

    $6.99 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

    $11.99 AUD

  • Nelson Mandela: "No Easy Walk to Freedom"

    From his humble beginnings in rural South Africa to his tragic death at age 95 in 2013, Nelson Mandela's life is a tale of inspiration and courage. The most up-to-date biography of Nelson Mandela.This powerful biography provides an in-depth look at Nelson Mandela who grew up in a rural village in South Africa under racist apartheid rule--a regime heultimately helped overthrow.Denenberg explores ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers

    *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

  • Selections from Nehru

    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

    $2.92 AUD

  • Long Walk To Freedom

    Illustrated by Paddy Bouma ...
    This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.The official picture-book edition of Nelson Mandela's internationally bestselling autobiography. Nelson Mandela is a true hero of our times, loved and admired across the globe for his dedication to the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, and for justice and peace throughout the world.This book ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Michelle Obama: Meet the First Lady

    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

  • 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 a ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Kamala Harris

    Rooted in Justice

    by Nikki Grimes ...
    Illustrated by Laura Freeman ...
    Discover the incredible story of a young daughter of immigrants who would grow up to be the first woman, first Black person, and first South Asian American ever elected Vice President of the United States in this moving picture book biography of Kamala Harris.When Kamala Harris was young, she often accompanied her parents to civil rights marches—so many, in fact, that when her mother asked a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Gandhi

    Young Nation Builder

    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

    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

  • U.S. Presidents

    by Ken Jennings ...
    Illustrated by Mike Lowery ...
    series Ken Jennings’ Junior Genius Guides
    Become a presidential pro with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.With this book about U.S. Presidents, you’ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with clever facts: Did you know that Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday? Or that Jefferson introduced the first French fries at a fancy state dinner? With ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Eliza: The Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton

    With an Afterword by Phillipa Soo, the Original Eliza from Hamilton: An American

    Illustrated by Esmé Shapiro ...
    Fans of the musical Hamilton and their children won't want to miss this stunning picture book biography about Eliza Hamilton, American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton's extraordinary wife and an important figure in her own right. Includes an afterword from Phillipa Soo, the actress who originated the role of Eliza in Hamilton!We all know the story of scrappy Alexander Hamilton and his rise in ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Meet George Washington

    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

    $9.99 AUD

  • Nancy Pelosi

    Political Powerhouse

    by Anna Leigh ...
    series Gateway Biographies
    Nancy Pelosi is the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House—and she's done it twice. Learn how the most powerful woman in US politics is redefining leadership for future generations. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln

    The Story of the Gettysburg Address

    by Jean Fritz ...
    Illustrated by Charles Robinson ...
    Book 4 - Penguin Young Readers
    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

    $7.99 AUD

  • Who Was Julius Caesar?

    Illustrated by Tim Foley ...
    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

    $7.99 AUD

  • Who Was Winston Churchill?

    Illustrated by Jerry Hoare ...
    series Who Was?
    Born into aristocracy, Churchill cut his teeth as a young army officer in British India, the Sudan, and the Second Boer War. He rose in the ranks to First Lord of the Admiralty and was a staunch opponent of the encroaching German Nazis. Churchill served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • World War II Spies and Secret Agents

    series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )
    Under cover and in secret during World War II, Allied spies and secret agents worked behind the scenes to send messages, take pictures, and find out about the enemy's plans. These spies broke codes and stopped weapons programs. Eventually, their work helped the Allies win the war. These brave men and women risked their lives to fight back against the Axis powers who invaded their homes and ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Alexander Hamilton: From Orphan to Founding Father

    Illustrated by Valerio Fabbretti ...
    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

    $6.99 AUD

  • Alive in the Killing Fields

    Surviving the Khmer Rouge Genocide

    Alive in the Killing Fields is the real-life memoir of Nawuth Keat, a man who survived the horrors of war-torn Cambodia. He has now broken a longtime silence in the hope that telling the truth about what happened to his people and his country will spare future generations from similar tragedy.In this captivating memoir, a young Nawuth defies the odds and survives the invasion of his homeland by ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Who Is Kamala Harris?

    Illustrated by Manuel Gutierrez ...
    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

    $6.99 AUD

  • Who Is the Dalai Lama?

    Illustrated by Dede Putra ...
    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

    $7.99 AUD

  • Who Was John F. Kennedy?

    Illustrated by Jill Weber ...
    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

    $7.99 AUD