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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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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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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 8 May 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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Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Change: Courageous Actions Around the World

Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Change: Courageous Actions Around the World (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Sundem, Garth

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Includes thirty true stories profiling ordinary kids doing extraordinary things around the world.

ISBN 9781575423500
Published 1 May 2010 by Free Spirit Publishing Inc.,U.
Interest Age 9-13 years
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Line of Fire: Diary of an Unknown Soldier August - September 1914

Line of Fire: Diary of an Unknown Soldier August - September 1914 (Paperback)

By Barroux; Translated by Ardizzone, Sarah

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A remarkable find in a rubbish heap ... One winter morning, Barroux was walking down a street in Paris when he made an extraordinary find: the real diary of a soldier in the First World War. Barroux rescued the diary and illustrated the soldier's words.

ISBN 9781907912399
Published 1 April 2014 by Phoenix Yard Books
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Night of the Werewolf

Night of the Werewolf (Paperback)

By Townsend, John

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France, the 1760s. The villagers cower in fear of a terrifying beast that stalks their livestock and attacks their children. Rumours are rife. Is the beast a wolf or is it something far more horrific - a werewolf? And can anyone kill it and stop the attacks?

ISBN 9781842997765
Published 1 September 2010 by Barrington Stoke Ltd
Interest Age 10-14 years
Series Reality Check
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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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Alone Yet Not Alone: Their Faith Became Their Freedom

Alone Yet Not Alone: Their Faith Became Their Freedom (Paperback, Revised edition)

By Craven, Tracy Leininger

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A true story of an American family. Pioneers in an untamed land, caught between two civilizations, a true test of survival, the ultimate test of faith. An ultimate story of survival.

ISBN 9780310730538
Published 25 December 2012 by Zondervan
Interest Age 8-11 years
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Spartacus: The Story of the Rebellious Thracian Gladiator

Spartacus: The Story of the Rebellious Thracian Gladiator (Paperback)

By Bradman, Tony

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Spartacus was a rebel at heart. He fought back against the Roman system of slavery, and inspired thousands of other slaves to join him and rebel. This biography looks at the life of the great Spartacus - charting his changing fortunes and epic battles.

ISBN 9781408113356
Published 1 July 2010 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Interest Age 13-19 years
Series Lives in Action
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