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  • True Spirit

    The Aussie girl who took on the world

    The story of a remarkable girl who followed her dream and conquered the world.On 15 May 2010, after 210 days at sea and 24,285 nautical miles, 16-year-old Jessica Watson sailed her yacht, Ella's Pink Lady, triumphantly back into Sydney Harbour. She had become the youngest person to sail solo, unassisted and non-stop around the world.Told in Jessica's own words, this fully updated edition of True ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • JB Andrew

    Mustang Magic

    Illustrated by David Parkins ...
    Book 2 - True Horse Stories
    He was born, wild and free, in the vast mountainous scrublands of Nevada. Until he was a year old, no human hand touched him, though he knew something of the danger people represented to the herd. But one fateful day, the herd was chased by a huge black creature in the sky, and the yearling was separated from his mother. In blind panic he ran, but he could not outdistance the terrifying, whirling ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD

  • JT

    The Making of a Total Legend

    JT. One of the greats, simply the best. He is Johnathan Thurston.As a young Brisbane kid, Johnathan Thurston was written off as too skinny, too slow and too wild to play rugby league professionally. But he defied the odds to become one of the game's greatest players.In this young readers' edition of his bestselling autobiography, follow his journey from his debut with the Canterbury Bulldogs in ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Fosta

    Marathon Master

    Illustrated by David Parkins ...
    Book 6 - True Horse Stories
    If nature had taken its course, Fosta would never have lived. But thanks to quick and loving intervention, the plucky little foal did survive. In the first few moments of his life, he was stolen from his dame by an expectant mare. When she had no milk to give him, he had to be fostered by a third “mother” since his own refused to take him back. From the very beginning, his chances of amounting to ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD

  • Running to Extremes

    Ray Zahab's Amazing Ultramarathon Journey

    Ray Zahab was always the last to be picked for team games. Eventually, he quit trying and as he got older, he took up smoking and drinking. But after his grandfather and uncle died, and his father suffered a stroke, Ray realized he had to take charge of his life.Ray gave up his destructive habits and started looking for new challenges. When he read about the 160-km Yukon ultramarathon, he knew he ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • Finding Gobi (Younger Readers edition): The true story of one little dog’s big journey

    by Dion Leonard ...
    For fans of A Streecat Named Bob comes Finding Gobi, the heart-warming true story of a dog who captured the hearts of the world. Younger readers’ edition.WFinding Gobi is the ultimate story of hope and friendship – proving once again, that dogs really are ‘man’s best friend.’In 2016, Dion Leonard, an ultramarathon runner, stumbled across a little stray dog while competing in a gruelling 155 mile ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Simone Biles: Gymnastics Superstar

    GymnStars Volume 6

    Book 6 - GymnStars
    In the sixth installment of GymnStars, the award-winning children’s biography series, chronicles the career and personal life of Simone Biles, the young gymnast who shattered numerous gymnastics’ records en route to becoming a three-time world champion and an Olympic favorite. ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD

  • Meet... Don Bradman

    by Coral Vass ...
    Illustrated by Brad Howe ...
    series Meet
    A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia’s history, including cricket’s greatest ever batsman, Sir Donald Bradman.Don Bradman was Australia’s greatest cricketer. This is the story of how he first came to play for Australia, and how his record-breaking feats in the Ashes series became a source of pride and hope during the hard years of the Great ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • I Got This

    To Gold and Beyond

    New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller!Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion Laurie Hernandez shares her story in her own words in this debut book for fans of all ages—with never-before-seen photos!At sixteen years old, Laurie Hernandez has already made many of her dreams come true—and yet it’s only the beginning for this highly accomplished ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • On the Court with...LeBron James

    Get on the court with basketball superstar LeBron James in this in-depth, updated biography!LeBron James was a sensation in his early days playing ball in Akron, Ohio, and he continued to amaze as a high school phenomenon. Now an international icon and the heart of his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, he is widely known as one of the greatest basketball players ever to step onto the court.Discover ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • A Joosr Guide to... Shoe Dog by Phil Knight: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

    by Joosr ...
    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at a successful start-up can often seem like a ... Read more

    $4.07 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Boy Called Bob

    Becomes an AFL Footballer

    by Bob Murphy ...
    This is the story of a boy called Bob. He’s a little scrawny, a little scruffy, and he likes to sniff footballs (weird). But he has the game in his veins and he’s determined to be one of the greats, like his hero from the mighty Tigers, Matthew Richardson.And he will be! But not without a few misadventures first … His older brother and sister are the worst, he has a major crush on a girl who doesn ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Giving His Best: Cadel Evans

    by Badger,Hilary ...
    When Cadel Evans won the Tour de France in 2011, he not only became a star to sports fans all over the world, but a hero to thousands of Australian children who watched him make his victorious ride through the Champs-Elysees. Children all over Australia had a new sportsperson to inspire them to achieve.Finally here is the inspirational biography of the cycling star, written for children aged 10-15 ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • A Footy Girls Guide to the Stars of 2017

    To celebrate the first-ever elite women’s competition, A Footy Girl’s Guide to the Stars of 2017 showcases some of the key players to look out for, and reveals how they made it to the top of the women’s game.Players profiled include: Daisy Pearce, Emma King, Katie Brennan, Darcy Vescio, Maddy Collier, Kara Donnellan, Sabrina Frederick-Traub and Erin Phillips. What age did they start playing footy? ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • On the Court with ... Kobe Bryant

    The #1 sports series for kids takes readers on the court and behind the scenes with beloved NBA icon Kobe Bryant in this inspiring biography.The son of Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, a former NBA player and star of various European teams, Kobe spent his childhood watching professional basketball. From the moment he could pick up a ball, he was learning to dribble and shoot. His basketball education was ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Kicking Goals with Goodesy and Magic

    by Anita Heiss ...
    AFL legends Adam Goodes and Michael O’Loughlin are blood brothers and great mates. They are also two of the best footballers ever to play for the Sydney Swans. Between them, they played over 650 games and kicked over 900 goals.But what were Goodesy and Magic like when they were kids? What kind of scrapes did they get into at school? And what was it like to go from being normal teenagers to AFL ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • On the Court with ... Shaquille O'Neal

    Describes the life and career of the basketball superstar and center for the Los Angeles Lakers. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • On the Court with...Venus and Serena Williams

    Serena and Venus Williams have captured the attention of the tennis crowd. This title contains photographs, their statistics and a list of career highlights for the sisters. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Basketball

    by Howard Bryant ...
    From Magic Johnson to Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Howard Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans!Fast-paced, adrenaline-filled, and brimming with out-of-this-world athleticism, basketball has won the hearts of fans all across America—yet it is particularly popular among kids and teens. Giants of the ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Iniesta (Ultimate Football Heroes) - Collect Them All!

    series Ultimate Football Heroes
    Meet Andrés Iniesta, Ultimate Football Hero.'As he stood in the tunnel with his teammates behind him and the pitch ahead of him, Andrés smiled to himself. He re-positioned the armband one last time and closed his eyes.'Andrés was always smaller than his friends, but he refused to let that stop him becoming one of the most skilful footballers ever. Iniesta tells of how his talent and hard work ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Mighty Moe

    The True Story of a Thirteen-Year-Old Women's Running Revolutionary

    Rachel Swaby and Kit Fox present Mighty Moe, the untold true story of runner Maureen Wilton, whose world record-breaking marathon time at age 13 was met first with misogyny and controversy, but ultimately with triumph.In 1967, a girl known as Mighty Moe broke the women’s world marathon record at a small race in Toronto. This was an era when girls and women were discouraged from the sport and the ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • My Book of Gymnastics

    by DK ...
    Learn your back springs from your bridges in this first gymnastics book for young fans and future Olympians.Meet the stars of the gymnastic world in this sports book, from Simone Biles to Max Whitlock, and find out how they train and perfect routines to take to the floor and wow the judging panel.With tons of photos and step-by-step illustrations, this book breaks down some of the complicated ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Dream Big

    A True Story of Courage and Determination

    Illustrated by Ron Himler ...
    Have you ever had a dream? How did you make that dream come true?Dave McGillivray is a world-renowned athlete, entrepreneur, captivating motivational speaker, and philanthropist. He’s also the director of the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest and maybe most famous annual race! But he wasn’t always so accomplished. In Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination, his nonfiction picture ... Read more

    $9.12 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Alexandra the Great

    The Story of the Record-Breaking Filly Who Ruled the Racetrack

    by Deb Aronson ...
    Alexandra the Great tells the gripping story of underdog filly Rachel Alexandra. Despite dominating every filly her age, her owner refused to let her compete against male horses. When a new owner saw her potential and raced her against bigger, stronger males, Rachel Alexandra thrived and went on to win the 2009 Preakness, the first filly to do so in 85 years, and the Woodward, a feat never before ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus