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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 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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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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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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Wylie: The Dog That Never Gave Up
  

Wylie: The Dog That Never Gave Up (Hardback)

By Farthing, Pen

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'When people gave up on Wylie, Wylie refused to give up on people.' For a street dog born in the city of Kandahar, Afghanistan, to be crowned top dog at Scruffts, a competition for rescued crossbreeds held during Crufts, the largest dog show on earth, is nothing short of a miracl ...

ISBN 9781444799583
Release Date 9 September 2014 by Hodder & Stoughton
Interest Age All ages
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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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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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Crime and Detection

Crime and Detection (Paperback, New edition)

By Harvey, Gill

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Contains stories of heroism, bravery and battling the odds. This title includes maps, line drawings and notes on sources and further reading.

ISBN 9780746088340
Published 1 October 2007 by Usborne Publishing Ltd
Interest Age 8-11 years
Series Usborne True Stories
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The Young Julius Caesar

The Young Julius Caesar (Paperback)

By Corby, Caroline

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Looking at the often turbulent early lives of historical figures, this series is aimed at readers aged eight and above. It seeks to bring alive Ancient Egypt, Celtic Britain, Medieval Europe, Tudor England, and the New World, all periods most children cover in school.

ISBN 9781406312546
Published 1 September 2011 by Walker Books
Interest Age 9-12 years
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