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  • 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

    $11.32 AUD

  • 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

    $10.88 AUD

  • Gifted Hands, Kids Edition: The Ben Carson Story

    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 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

    $7.91 AUD

  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    The Original Classic Edition

    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

    $1.12 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

  • Gifted Hands, Revised Kids Edition

    The Ben Carson Story

    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

  • 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

  • Who Was Steve Irwin?

    Illustrated by Jim Eldridge ...
    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

    $7.91 AUD

  • 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

    $7.91 AUD

  • Code-Breaker and Mathematician Alan Turing

    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

    $6.59 AUD

  • Marie Curie

    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

    $11.10 AUD

  • Eat My Dust! Henry Ford's First Race

    Illustrated by Richard Walz ...
    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

    $6.59 AUD

  • Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille

    by Jen Bryant ...
    Illustrated by Boris Kulikov ...
    An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille—a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet.**Winner of a Schneider Family Book Award!**Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read.Even at the school for the blind in Paris, there ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • Who Is Bill Gates?

    Illustrated by Ted Hammond ...
    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

    $7.91 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

  • Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

    Illustrated by John O'Brien ...
    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

    $7.91 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

    $11.76 AUD

  • Who Was Steve Jobs?

    Illustrated by John O'Brien ...
    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

    $7.91 AUD

  • Flying to the Moon

    An Astronaut's Story

    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

    $11.32 AUD

  • Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?

    Illustrated by David Groff ...
    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

    $7.91 AUD

  • Who Was Galileo?

    Illustrated by John O'Brien ...
    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

    $7.91 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

    $1.91 AUD

  • David Attenborough

    Illustrated by Mikyo Noh ...
    series Little People, BIG DREAMS
    In this book 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 animal ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD