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True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)

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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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Boy: Tales Of Childhood: Autobiography

Boy: Tales Of Childhood: Autobiography (Hardback)

By Dahl, Roald

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Roald Dahl writing about his own childhood is a treat for any Dahl fan - young or old. These stories are warm, touching, funny and show the development of one of our most treasured children's writers.

ISBN 9780857550460
Published 1 November 2012 by Random House
Interest Age 9-11 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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This Star Won't Go out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl

This Star Won't Go out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl (Paperback)

By Earl, Esther Grace

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Offers a collection of the journals, fiction, letters, and sketches of the late Esther Grace Earl, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 16.

ISBN 9780141354033
Published 29 January 2014 by Penguin
Interest Age 12-15 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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Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (Address book/Other, 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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The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition

The Diary of a Young Girl: Definitive Edition (Paperback)

By Frank, Anne; Translated by Massotty, Susan; Volume editor Frank, Otto; Pressler, Mirjam

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Anne Frank's diary is among the most enduring documents of the 20th century. It documents her life in hiding from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944 in German occupied Amsterdam.

ISBN 9780141315188
Published 11 December 2002 by Penguin
Interest Age 12-15 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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True Spy Stories

True Spy Stories (Paperback, New edition)

By Dowswell, Paul

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'Spies' is a collection of chilling tales from the world of espionage - from the glittering domain of Mata Hari in turn of the century Paris, to the clinical Cold War professionals of Washington and Moscow.

ISBN 9780746088227
Published 1 July 2007 by Usborne Publishing Ltd
Interest Age 8-11 years
Series Usborne True Stories
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