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True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)

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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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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 13 November 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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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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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
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869504595
Published 5 March 2010 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Weighing it Up

Weighing it Up (Paperback)

By Valenzuela, Ali

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A teenager's frank account of her battle to overcome anorexia - from the brink of death to supporting other sufferers of eating disorders.

ISBN 9780340988404
Published 7 May 2009 by Hachette Children's Books
Interest Age 13-19 years
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Dangerous Days: The True Story of a Digger's Great Escape

Dangerous Days: The True Story of a Digger's Great Escape (Paperback)

By Brough, Ernest

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The true story of a young digger's legendary adventures during World War II in a revised edition for younger readers aged 13+.

ISBN 9780732287511
Published 1 April 2010 by HarperCollins
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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