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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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The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded: The Famous Story of Simpson and His Donkey - a True Anzac Legend

The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded: The Famous Story of Simpson and His Donkey - a True Anzac Legend (Paperback)

By French, Jackie

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This is the story of a small unassuming donkey. It's also the story of Gallipoli, of Jack Simpson, and New Zealander stretcher-bearer Richard Henderson, who literally took up the reins after Simpson's death. Exhaustively researched, it gives a new depth to our understanding of th ...

ISBN 9780732288396
Published 1 April 2009 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Animal Stars
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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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Caesar the Anzac Dog
 

Caesar the Anzac Dog (Paperback)

By Stroud, Patricia; Illustrated by Potter, Bruce

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When the New Zealand Rifle Brigade marched down Queen Street to board their transport ship to Egypt and the Western Front in World War I, they were led by their official mascot, a bulldog called Caesar. Trained as a Red Cross dog, Caesar rescued wounded soldiers at the Battle of ...

ISBN 9781869504595
Published 25 March 2003 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Brave Bess and the ANZAC Horses
 

Brave Bess and the ANZAC Horses (Paperback)

By Brocker, Susan

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This is the true story of the Kiwi war horses of the First World War.

ISBN 9781869507916
Published 5 March 2010 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 years
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True Grit

True Grit (Paperback, Junior edition)

By Grylls, Bear

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Who are the people that inspired Bear Grylls to become one of the world's toughest adventurers? From famous explorers whose never-say-die attitude led them to achieve astonishing feats, to everyday people unexpectedly caught up in life-threatening situations, True Grit is a colle ...

ISBN 9780552572620
Published 4 July 2014 by Random House
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Antarctic Expedition

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Antarctic Expedition (Hardback)

By Ganeri, Anita

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The awe-inspiring story of Ernest Shackleton and his epic expedition to cross Antarctica, one of the planet's most hostile environments.

ISBN 9780750292061
Published 10 March 2015 by Hachette Children's Books
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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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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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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