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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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Bob to the Rescue: An Illustrated Picture Book

Bob to the Rescue: An Illustrated Picture Book (Paperback)

By Bowen, James; Jenkins, Garry

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When Bob finds a lost little puppy in a park he tries to help.

ISBN 9781782954859
Published 1 December 2015 by Random House
Interest Age 0-5 years
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In the Sea There are Crocodiles

In the Sea There are Crocodiles (Paperback)

By Geda, Fabio; Translated by Curtis, Howard

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One night before putting him to bed, Enaiatollahs mother tells him three things: don't use drugs or weapons, don't cheat, don't steal. The next day he wakes up to find she isn't there. This book tells the story of ten-year-old Enaiatollah is left alone at the border of Pakistan t ...

ISBN 9781848531383
Published 1 October 2015 by Random House
Interest Age 12-19 years
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Ugly

Ugly (Paperback)

By Hoge, Robert

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Robert Hoge was born with a tumour in the middle of his face, and legs that weren't much use. There wasn't another baby like him in the whole of Australia, let alone Brisbane. But the rest of his life wasn't so unusual: he had a mum and a dad, brothers and sisters, friends at sch ...

ISBN 9780733634338
Published 11 August 2015 by Hachette
Interest Age 4-12 years
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My Secret Diary

My Secret Diary (Paperback)

By Wilson, Jacqueline; Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick

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A memoir of Jacqueline Wilson's life as a teenager - her problems with her family, first love, her school life and her friends. It includes extracts from her real secret teenage diaries and the stories she wrote as a teenager, to build up a picture of a real teenager and her inne ...

ISBN 9780552561563
Published 3 May 2010 by Random House
Interest Age 9-11 years
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The Peasant Prince

The Peasant Prince (Hardback)

By Cunxin, Li; Illustrated by Spudvilas, Anne

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This true story of a poor Chinese peasant boy who, plucked unsuspectingly at the age of ten from millions of others across the land to be trained as a ballet dancer, is a fairytale that has already captivated many children and young adults. Ages 5+.

ISBN 9780670070541
Published 29 October 2007 by Penguin
Interest Age 5-9 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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Sea Adventures

Sea Adventures (Paperback)

By Brook, Henry

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Part of the 'Usborne True Stories' series, this book contains thrilling stories of heroism, bravery and battling the odds to provide young readers with a truly compelling read.

ISBN 9780746093726
Published 1 June 2008 by Usborne Publishing Ltd
Interest Age 7-9 years
Series Usborne True Stories
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Ghosts

Ghosts (Paperback, New edition)

By Dowswell, Paul; Alan, Tony

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Contains stories of heroism, bravery and battling the odds. This title contains maps, line drawings and notes on sources and further reading. It is useful for fact-fans and reluctant readers.

ISBN 9780746093733
Published 1 June 2008 by Usborne Publishing Ltd
Interest Age 9-11 years
Series Usborne True Stories
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On Two Feet and Wings: One Boy's Amazing Story of Survival

On Two Feet and Wings: One Boy's Amazing Story of Survival (Paperback)

By Kazerooni, Abbas

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I was not aware that I was crying until I saw the tears hit my shoes. Even with all the lights at the airport, the night outside looked dark and the air seemed thick. I wiped my eyes and tried to figure out what I could do. I was alone in a foreign land at the age of nine, and I ...

ISBN 9781743311059
Published 1 August 2012 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Interest Age 11-14 years
Series Abbas Kazerooni Memoirs
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