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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 9-11 years
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Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story
  

Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story (Paperback, Main)

By DePrince, Michaela; DePrince, Elaine

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Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story ...

ISBN 9780571314478
Release Date 29 July 2015 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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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 9-11 years
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Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood
 

Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood (Paperback)

By Bishop, Gavin

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Award-winning story by Gavin Bishop of his 1950s childhood in small-town New Zealand. Gorgeous illustrations and retro design make this a precious gift book as well as a much-loved tale. This charming book is a memoir of Gavin Bishop's idyllic childhood days, growing up in Kingst ...

ISBN 9781775532576
Published 8 November 2012 by Random House
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
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Snow Tigers

Snow Tigers (Paperback)

By Chapman, Simon; Illustrated by Camagajevac, Seb

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This work tells of Vladimir Arseniev and his band of Cossacks who are charged with making a map of the wilderness of Siberia. Luckily, they have the help of Dersa, an expert tracker. But even Dersa is afraid of the tigers that roam the wilderness

ISBN 9781842996096
Published 16 January 2009 by Barrington Stoke Ltd
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The Day the Island Exploded

The Day the Island Exploded (Paperback)

By Pratt, Alexandra; Illustrated by Camagajevac, Seb

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Life is hard enough on Deception, a remote Antarctic island. And then a volcano erupts! With help 2000km away, will anyone survive?

ISBN 9781842996959
Published 19 August 2009 by Barrington Stoke Ltd
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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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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 9-11 years
Series Chinese Cinderella
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The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition

The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition (Paperback, Definitive ed)

By Frank, Anne; Translated by Massotty, Susan; Volume editor Frank, Otto; Pressler, Mirjam; Illustrated by Brockway, Harry

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In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next two years Anne describes her thoughts, feelings and longings as she grows up in her diary which ends abruptly when, in Augu ...

ISBN 9780141315195
Published 28 February 2003 by Penguin
Interest Age 13-19 years
Series Puffin Modern Classics
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