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  • Flying to the Moon

    An Astronaut's Story

    by Michael Collins

    In this entrancing account, space traveler Michael Collins recalls his early days as an Air Force test pilot, his astronaut training at NASA, and his unparalleled experiences in orbit, including the Apollo 11 mission, the first manned lunar landing. The final chapter to his autobiography, revised and updated for this edition of Flying to the Moon, is an exciting and convincing argument in favor of ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

    Young Readers Edition

    by William Kamkwamba and 2 more

    Now a Netflix film starring and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is a gripping memoir of survival and perseverance about the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village.When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Gifted Hands, Kids Edition: The Ben Carson Story

    by Gregg Lewis and 1 more

    series ZonderKidz Biography
    Ben Carson used to be the class dummy. Today he is one of the world’s most brilliant surgeons.Gifted Hands Kids Edition tells the extraordinary true story of an angry, young boy from the inner city who, through faith and determination, grew up to become one of the world’s leading pediatric neurosurgeons. When Ben was in school, his peers called him the class dummy. But his mother encouraged him to ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Who Was Albert Einstein?

    by Jess Brallier and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein-but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really know about Albert Einstein besides the funny hair and genius label? For instance, do they know that he was expelled from school as a kid? Finally, here's the story of Albert Einstein's life, told in a fun, engaging way that clearly explores the world he lived in and changed. ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    The Original Classic Edition

    by Benjamin Franklin

    series POPULAR LIFE STORIES
    Virtually self-taught, he excelled as an athlete, a man of letters, a printer, a scientist, a wit, an inventor, an editor, and a writer, and he was probably the most successful diplomat in American history.Written initially to guide his son, Franklin's autobiography is a lively, spellbinding account of his unique and eventful life. Stylistically his best work, it has become a classic in world ... Read more

    $1.21 AUD

  • Steve Jobs: American Genius

    by Amanda Ziller

    Steve Jobs revolutionized the way we work, listen to music, watch movies, and communicate. By pushing boundaries and always thinking one step ahead, Jobs became an icon, equally as famous for his advanced ideas and design aesthetic as his sleek black turtlenecks. What inspired him? How did he do his job? What made him the man he was?Here is Steve Jobs—the innovator, the rebel, the genius—in an ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Manfish

    A Story of Jacques Cousteau

    by Jennifer Berne and 1 more

    Before Jacques Cousteau became an internationally known oceanographer and champion of the seas, he was a curious little boy. In this lovely biography, poetic text and gorgeous paintings combine to create a portrait of Jacques Cousteau that is as magical as it is inspiring. ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • Colin Furze: This Book Isn't Safe!

    by Steve May and 1 more

    YouTuber Colin Furze is on a mission to inspire a new generation of budding inventors to be creative and make things! This Book Isn't Safe! contains ten awesome inventions for girls, boys and parents everywhere to make at home with a basic tool kit. Ever wondered how to clean a potato with a drill? Or how to make a raft out of milk cartons? Or how to style your hair with a hoover? These are just ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Gifted Hands, Revised Kids Edition

    The Ben Carson Story

    by Gregg Lewis and 1 more

    series ZonderKidz Biography
    From Inner-City Nobody to Brilliant NeurosurgeonWhen Ben Carson was in school, his classmates called him the class dummy. Many—including Ben himself—doubted that he would ever amount to anything. But his mother never let him quit. She encouraged Ben to do better and reach higher for his dreams, and eventually he discovered a deep love of learning. Today this young boy from the inner-city is one of ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Flying to the Moon

    An Astronaut's Story

    by Michael Collins

    Based on the adult bestseller Carrying the FireIn time for the 50th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon, this re-release of Michael Collins's autobiography is a bold, sparkling testament to exploration and perseverance.In this captivating account, space traveler Collins recalls his early days as an Air Force test pilot, his training at NASA, and his unparalleled experiences in orbit, ... Read more

    $11.54 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

    $8.90 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

    $8.90 AUD

  • Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?

    by Bonnie Bader and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    Did you know that Bell's amazing invention--the telephone--stemmed from his work on teaching the deaf? Both his mother and wife were deaf. Or, did you know that in later years he refused to have a telephone in his study? Bell's story will fascinate young readers interested in the early history of modern technology! ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

    by Margaret Frith and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison’s inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Who Was Steve Irwin?

    by Dina Anastasio and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    By popular demand, the 100th Who Was...? subject is Steve Irwin!Steve Irwin did not have a typical childhood. Born in Melbourne, Australia, on February 22, 1962, he was raised on the wildlife park his parents owned. He cared for the animals and especially loved reptiles--he got a python for his sixth birthday! At nine years old, Steve was already helping his father wrestle small crocodiles. He ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Marie Curie

    by Kathleen Krull

    series Giants of Science
    Marie Curie, the woman who coined the term radioactivity, won not just one Nobel Prize but two?in physics and chemistry, both supposedly girl-phobic sciences. ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • Who Was Galileo?

    by Patricia Brennan Demuth and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy turvy ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Who Was Steve Jobs?

    by Pam Pollack and 3 more

    series Who Was?
    Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and run Apple, in addition to turning Pixar into a ground-breaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Who Is Bill Gates?

    by Patricia Brennan Demuth and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Eat My Dust! Henry Ford's First Race

    by Monica Kulling and 1 more

    series Step into Reading
    It’s 1901 and Henry Ford wants to build a car that everyone can own. But first he needs the money to produce it. How will he get it? He enters a car race, of course! Readers will love this fast-paced, fact-based story! ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Inventors and Inventions : Thomas Edison, Gramham Bell, Johannes Gutenberg and the Wright Brothers | Biography of Famous People Grade 3 Junior Scholars Edition | Children's Biography Books

    by Dissected Lives

    Develop an appreciation for the inventions of Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Johannes Gutenberg and the Wright Brothers. Their inventions have paved the way for modern technologies in communication, transportation, energy and publishing. More importantly, learn from the determination and other outstanding values these inventors have displayed. Grab a copy today. ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • George Eastman

    Bringing Photography to the People

    by Lynda Pflueger

    While history books consider George Eastman to be the father of photography, most people are unaware that his contributions to the world extended far beyond his multimillion-dollar company, Eastman Kodak. A banker by trade, his determination to improve and simplify his weekend hobby led to discovering cutting-edge photographic technology and the birth of his own business. A shrewd and principled ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Coding and Computers

    Discover the Amazing True Story of Computers!

    by Lisa Regan and 1 more

    series Science Stories
    Computers are such an important part of our everyday lives... but how much do you really know about them?How does code work? Who invented the internet? This endlessly fascinating book not only explores the science behind information technology, but reveals the true-life stories of the people behind the scenes who played important roles in forging this radical transformation in human culture. It's ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Archimedes

    Ancient Greek Mathematician

    by Susan Keating

    Modern life would be very different without the ideas of brilliant Greek scholar Archimedes. From the simple lever to complicated machines, his work in mathematics, physics, engineering, and astronomy helped to shape the world we live in today. Few thinkers of any time period have had as big an impact on math and science as the genius Archimedes. Learn the story of one of the most important ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD