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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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Jet the Rescue Dog: ...And Other Extraordinary Stories of Animals in Wartime
 

Jet the Rescue Dog: ...And Other Extraordinary Stories of Animals in Wartime (Hardback)

By Long, David; Illustrated by Bailey, Peter

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As mascots, messengers, rat-catchers and even spies, animals have long marched into war alongside servicemen and women. Dogs, horses, cats have saved thousands of lives through instinct, intelligence, courage and devotion. This book tells the stories of these brave, silent heroes ...

ISBN 9780571304929
Release Date 1 November 2014 by Faber & Faber
Interest Age 7-9 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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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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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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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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Daydreams and Diaries

Daydreams and Diaries (Paperback)

By Wilson, Jacqueline

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Thousands of readers love the characters in Jacqueline Wilson's bestselling books: Hetty and Diamond, Ruby and Garnet, Jodie and Pearl - and, of course, Tracy Beaker! But how much do you know about Jacqueline herself? This book tells her story.

ISBN 9780440870692
Published 4 July 2014 by Random House
Interest Age 9-11 years
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Cleopatra: The Story of the Beautiful Egyptian Queen

Cleopatra: The Story of the Beautiful Egyptian Queen (Paperback)

By Wilding, Valerie

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Cleopatra, the last pharoah of Egypt, is one of the most famous and powerful women in history. This narrative biography gets deep into the gripping and dramatic chain of events.

ISBN 9781408124505
Published 15 November 2010 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Interest Age 13-19 years
Series Lives in Action
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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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