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True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)

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We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story

We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Sundquist, Josh

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A bright, poignant, and deeply funny autobiographical account of coming of age as an amputee cancer survivor, from Josh Sundquist: Paralympic ski racer, YouTube star, and motivational speaker.

ISBN 9780316251006
Published 8 March 2016 by Little, Brown
Interest Age 13-19 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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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 Allen & Unwin
Interest Age 11-14 years
Series Abbas Kazerooni Memoirs
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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 Faber and Faber
Interest Age 12-19 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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Australians All: A History of Growing Up from the Ice Age to the Apology

Australians All: A History of Growing Up from the Ice Age to the Apology (Hardback)

By Wheatley, Nadia; Illustrated by Searle, Ken

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When grown-ups sit around talking to each other, they're so boring, said Jess (aged about ten). All they ever talk about is politics and taxes. It seems so obvious: in regard to fiction for kids, we take it for granted that they will want to read about children their own age.

ISBN 9781741146370
Published 1 June 2013 by Allen & Unwin
Interest Age 10-13 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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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 30 May 2008 by Usborne Publishing Ltd
Interest Age 7-9 years
Series Usborne True Stories
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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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