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  • Marie Curie: The Discoverer of Radium

    Series series 15-Minute Books
    Maria Sklodowska was a Polish girl who wanted a proper education. She changed her name to and went to university in France. She met and married Pierre Curie and began to work with radioactivity.Marie Curie became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. Hers was a life filled with firsts.Find out more about this discoverer of radium in this short 15-minute ... Read more

    $1.32 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

    Young Readers Edition

    Illustrated by Anna Hymas ...
    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

    $11.99 AUD

  • Flying to the Moon

    An Astronaut's Story

    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

    $11.99 AUD

  • Gifted Hands, Kids Edition: The Ben Carson Story

    Series 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?

    Illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker ...
    Series 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

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    The Original Classic Edition

    Series 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

    $1.99 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

    $6.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

  • Colin Furze: This Book Isn't Safe!

    Illustrated by Steve May ...
    by Colin Furze ...
    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 $14.99 AUD

  • The Way Things Work Now

    Series series DK David Macauley How Things Work
    This revised edition of David Macaulay's classic The Way Things Work takes you into the inner workings of hundreds of machines and explains the science behind their technologies.From the simple lever to the modern microprocessor, this bestseller has been completely updated with the latest technologies and explains every machine you've ever wanted to understand, and some you've probably never ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Gifted Hands, Revised Kids Edition

    The Ben Carson Story

    Series 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

  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is a record of the life of one of the most impressive people in the American history. There may be no greater figure in American history than Benjamin Franklin and here the reader will delight in an intimate portrait of the man in his own words.Benjamin went on to play a key role in the American Revolution and the founding of the United States. Franklin’s ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Who Was Steve Irwin?

    Illustrated by Jim Eldridge ...
    Series 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

    $9.99 AUD

  • Women in STEM - Marie Curie, Mary Seacole, Muthulakshmi Reddy, and Wang Zhenyi: Biographies in Rhyme

    The perfect snuggle-time read so little readers can dream big dreams!

    by Ramya Julian ...
    Series series Wonderful World Book Series
    Women from different fields, some with science degrees,Women of different origins, and from different countries,Four women heroes all in STEM,This is a compilation based on them!These four famous women made waves in the world by the power of their dreams, their courage in the face of adversity, and their strong determination. With full colour illustrations and simple rhyming verses, this book is ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • On a Beam of Light

    A Story of Albert Einstein

    Illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky ...
    A boy rides a bicycle down a dusty road. But in his mind, he envisions himself traveling at a speed beyond imagining, on a beam of light. This brilliant mind will one day offer up some of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived. From a boy endlessly fascinated by the wonders around him, Albert Einstein ultimately grows into a man of genius recognized the world over for profoundly illuminating ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Girls Who Looked Under Rocks

    The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists

    Illustrated by Paula Conner ...
    An inspiring famous women book for girls, Girls Who Looked Under Rocks also makes the perfect feminist gift for girls.Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists is for a world no longer confined by gender stereotypes, and a place where science is for girls, too! Parents and children will love this portrayal of six women who grew up playing in the dirt and went on to ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • A Mathematician Like Me

    Illustrated by Nadja Sarell ...
    Striking illustrations and an empowering story combine to introduce young readers to the world of maths, creative thinking and problem-solving.Setting off on a camping adventure with her cousin, Aliyah soon discovers that numbers are everywhere, whether it's counting out money at the shops, planning trips on the train or even stargazing in a forest. As Aliyah solves some sums of her own, she ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Who Was Galileo?

    Illustrated by John O'Brien ...
    Series 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

    $7.99 AUD

  • Code-Breaker and Mathematician Alan Turing

    Series series STEM Trailblazer Bios
    Have you ever wished that you could do something heroic to help your country? When Alan Turing was a boy, he was fascinated by math and science. Later, Turing's math skills would help Great Britain win World War II.Turing's parents and teachers thought he'd be better off dropping math in favor of more gentlemanly studies, such as literature and Latin. But he stuck with it, and by the start of ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • David Attenborough

    Illustrated by Mikyo Noh ...
    Series series Little People, BIG DREAMS
    In this ebook from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of David Attenborough, the inspiring broadcaster and conservationist.Little David grew up in Leicester on the campus of a university, where his father was a professor. As a child, he spent hours in the science library, collating his own specimens and creating a mini ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?

    Illustrated by David Groff ...
    Series 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

    $9.99 AUD

  • Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

    Illustrated by John O'Brien ...
    Series 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

    $7.99 AUD

  • Shark Lady

    The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist

    by Jess Keating ...
    Illustrated by Marta Álvarez Miguéns ...
    One of New York Times' Twelve Books for Feminist Boys and Girls!This is the story of a woman who dared to dive, defy, discover, and inspire. This is the story of Shark Lady. One of the best science picture books for children, Shark Lady is a must for both teachers and parents alike!An Amazon Best Book of the MonthNamed a Best Children's Book of 2017 by Parents magazineEugenie Clark fell in love ... Read more

    $12.99 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

  • The Plant Hunters

    True Stories of Their Daring Adventures to the Far Corners of the Earth

    by Anita Silvey ...
    Driven by an all-consuming passion, the plant hunters traveled around the world, facing challenges at every turn: tropical illnesses, extreme terrain, and dangerous animals. They battled piranhas, tigers, and vampire bats. Even the plants themselves could be lethal! But these intrepid eighteenth- and nineteenth-century explorers were determined to find and collect new and unusual specimens, no ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD