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            The Girl Who Smiled Beads

            The Girl Who Smiled Beads (Paperback)

            By Wamariya, Clemantine; Weil, Elizabeth

            • RRP: $28.00
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            When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. they sought refuge where they could find it, and escaped when refuge became imprisonment. After spending six years seeking refuge in eight different countries, Clemantine and Claire were granted refugee status ...in America and began a new journey.
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            ISBN 9781786090508
            Released NZ 5 Feb 2019
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Girl Who Smiled Beads

            The Girl Who Smiled Beads (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wamariya, Clemantine; Weil, Elizabeth

            • RRP: $35.00
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            Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbours began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder.

            ISBN 9781786331472
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2018
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Murders at White House Farm: Jeremy Bamber and the killing of his family. The definitive investigation.

            The Murders at White House Farm: Jeremy Bamber and the killing of his family. The definitive investigation. (Paperback)

            By Lee, Carol Ann

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            The definitive account of a crime that shocked the country and continues to fascinate today.

            ISBN 9781529013313
            Released NZ 13 Jun 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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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....
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            ISBN 9780571314478
            Released NZ 29 Jul 2015
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            In Order To Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

            In Order To Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom (Paperback)

            By Park, Yeonmi

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            Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die - from starvation, or disease, or even execution. ...This book is the story of Park's struggle to survive in the darkest, most repressive country on earth; her harrowing escape to South Korea through China's underworld of smugglers and human traffickers; and her emergence as a leading human rights activist - all before her 21st birthday.
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            ISBN 9780241973035
            Released NZ 2 May 2016
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz - Costa Book of the Year 2019

            The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz - Costa Book of the Year 2019 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fairweather, Jack

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            This is the first full story of his amazing journey, drawing on exclusive family papers and recently declassified files as well as unpublished accounts from the camp's fighters to show how he saved hundreds of thousands of lives.

            ISBN 9780753545171
            Released NZ 18 Jun 2019
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            The Anzac Girls: The Extraordinary Story of Our World War I Nurses
             

            The Anzac Girls: The Extraordinary Story of Our World War I Nurses (Paperback)

            By Rees, Peter

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            The harrowing, dramatic and profoundly moving story of the Australian and New Zealand nurses who served in the Great War. Now a major six-part television series.

            ISBN 9781760293291
            Published NZ 23 Mar 2016
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Choice: A true story of hope

            The Choice: A true story of hope (Paperback)

            By Eger, Edith

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            One of those rare and eternal stories that you don't want to end and that leave you forever changed' DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. She explains how many of us live within a mind that has become a prison, and s...hows how freedom becomes possible once we confront our suffering.
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            ISBN 9781846045127
            Released NZ 20 Aug 2018
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives
              

            The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives (Paperback)

            By Slater, Dashka

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            One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter.One moment that changes both their lives forever.

            ISBN 9781526361233
            Released NZ 26 Jun 2018
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Great Australian Droving Stories
             

            Great Australian Droving Stories (Paperback, New title)

            By Marsh, Bill

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            This collection of amazing, hilarious, controversial stories pack a real punch. Listen as these drovers, ringers, stockmen, stockwomen and scoundrels speak about their way of life in an Australia that is fast disappearing.

            ISBN 9780733322303
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2007
            Publisher ABC Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Great Australian Stories
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