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True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)

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The Survivors: And Other Incredible Stories of Extreme Survival

The Survivors: And Other Incredible Stories of Extreme Survival (Hardback, Main)

By Long, David; Illustrated by Hyndman, Kerry

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Featuring real-life stories about extreme survival, this book includes stories of a man who sucked blood from a shark, and a woman who froze to death.

ISBN 9780571316014
Published 1 November 2016 by Faber and Faber
Interest Age 9-11 years
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The Cuckoo and the Warbler
 

The Cuckoo and the Warbler (Paperback)

By Warne, Kennedy; Hunt, Heather

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This exquisite children's book recounts one of the most remarkable natural history stories in New Zealand - the bond shared between the shining cuckoo (piIpiIwharauroa) and the grey warbler (riroriro). The grey warbler nest is the only one in which a cuckoo will lay its egg, and ...

ISBN 9780947503048
Published 19 September 2016 by Potton & Burton
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Ugly

Ugly (Paperback)

By Hoge, Robert

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A beaut story about one very ugly kid.

ISBN 9780733634338
Published 11 August 2015 by Hachette
Interest Age 4-12 years
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The Cuckoo and the Warbler
 

The Cuckoo and the Warbler (Hardback)

By Warne, Kennedy; Hunt, Heather

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This exquisite children's book recounts one of the most remarkable natural history stories in New Zealand - the bond shared between the shining cuckoo (pipiwharauroa) and the grey warbler (riroriro). The grey warbler nest is the only one in which a cuckoo will lay its egg, and it ...

ISBN 9780947503055
Published 19 September 2016 by Potton & Burton
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Stories of Cowboys

Stories of Cowboys (Hardback)

By Punter, Russell; Illustrated by Fiorin, Fabiano

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Part of Young Reading series, this title aims to help young readers grow in confidence. It features three stories about different characters from pesky cattle rustlers and shifty sheriffs to bucking broncos and the king of the Rodeo.

ISBN 9780746085455
Published 20 November 2007 by Usborne Publishing Ltd
Interest Age 0-5 years
Series Young Reading Series One
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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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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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Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story
 

Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story (Paperback, Main)

By DePrince, Michaela; DePrince, Elaine

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Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story ...

ISBN 9780571314478
Published 29 July 2015 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Interest Age 12-19 years
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Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood
 

Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Bishop, Gavin

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Award-winning story by Gavin Bishop of his 1950s childhood in small-town New Zealand. Gorgeous illustrations and retro design make this a precious gift book as well as a much-loved tale. This charming book is a memoir of Gavin Bishop's idyllic childhood days, growing up in Kingst ...

ISBN 9781775532576
Published 8 November 2012 by Random House
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 9-11 years
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