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True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)

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Anne Frank: The Authorized Graphic Biography

Anne Frank: The Authorized Graphic Biography (Paperback, Unabridged)

By (artist) Colon, Ernie; By Jacobson, Sid

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A biography of Anne Frank that covers the lives of Anne's parents, Edith and Otto; Anne's first years in Frankfurt; the Frank's immigration to Amsterdam; Anne's years in the secret annex; betrayal and arrest; her deportation and tragic death in Bergen-Belsen; the survival of Anne ...

ISBN 9780330520270
Published 1 January 2015 by Pan Macmillan
Interest Age 9-12 years
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A Gift from Bob: How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas

A Gift from Bob: How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas (Hardback)

By Bowen, James

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As Street Cat Bob and James spend a cold and challenging December on the streets together, James once more draws strength and inspiration from his extraordinary cat - learning important lessons about the true meaning of Christmas along the way.

ISBN 9781473605787
Published 11 November 2014 by Hodder & Stoughton
Interest Age 0-12 years
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The Princess and the Foal

The Princess and the Foal (Paperback)

By Gregg, Stacy

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A novel of heart and courage inspired by the incredible story of a real-life princess and the foal she loves.

ISBN 9780007469048
Published 13 November 2014 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 years
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True Survival Stories

True Survival Stories (Paperback, New edition)

By Dowswell, Paul

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From shark attacks and blazing airships to exploding spacecraft and sinking submarines, these are real stories of people who have stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale. Find out what separates the living from the dead when catastrophe strikes.

ISBN 9780746088234
Published 23 August 2007 by Usborne Publishing Ltd
Interest Age 8-11 years
Series Usborne True Stories
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Street Child

Street Child (Paperback)

By Doherty, Berlie

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Read the story of Jim Jarvis, the boy whose plight inspired Dr Barnardo to found his famous children's homes. Now published into the Essential Modern Classics list.

ISBN 9780007311255
Published 17 November 2009 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 years
Series Essential Modern Classics
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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (Hardback, Celebration edition)

By Kerr, Judith

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This unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing Germany before the Second World War, is now available in a special hardback edition to celebrate the 90th birthday of its author Judith Kerr, with a reproduction of the original illustrated cover.

ISBN 9780007532834
Published 19 July 2013 by HarperCollins
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Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories

Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Hall, Megan Kelley; Jones, Carrie

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As more and more teen suicides dominate the news, a generation's favorite authors--as varied as Alyson Nel, Jon Scieszka, and Mo Willems--come together to share their stories about bullying in a first-rate, deeply personal collection.

ISBN 9780062060976
Published 17 November 2011 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 13-19 years
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Cockawun & Cockatoo

Cockawun & Cockatoo (Paperback)

By Mattingley, Christobel; Illustrated by Morvell, Steve

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Two fledgling suphur-crested cockatoos are rescued by Arthur's uncle, from the building site of the first Parliament House in Canberra. Arthur grows up with these birds, caring for them when he and his family move from the city up to a farm in the mountains. Cockatoo soon flies a ...

ISBN 9780141301570
Published 31 July 1999 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (Paperback, Abridged edition)

By Mah, Adeline Yen

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The story of a Chinese woman and how she suffered appalling emotional deprivation and rejection by her family as a child growing up in China and Hong Kong. She tells of the consequences in her adult life, above which she rose to make a happy marriage and become a successful docto ...

ISBN 9780141304878
Published 2 August 1999 by Penguin
Interest Age 9-13 years
Series Chinese Cinderella
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Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek (A Memoir)

Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek (A Memoir) (Paperback)

By Van Wagenen, Maya

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Stuck at the bottom of the social ladder at 'pretty much the lowest level of people at school who aren't paid to be here,' the author decided to begin a unique social experiment: spend the school year following a 1950s popularity guide, written by former teen model Betty Cornell. ...

ISBN 9780141353258
Published 15 April 2014 by Penguin
Interest Age 12-15 years
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