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365 real-life super-heroes : they really exist!
365 real-life super-heroes : they really exist!
Camerini, Valentina2020
Articles
Inspiring illustrated stories of real heroes - from the super-brave to the super-kind 365 Real-Life Superheroes is packed full of real stories about true superheroes- from Galileo to Greta Thunberg - or, in Australia, from Eddie Mabo to Lowitja O'Donoghue. Among the heroes profiled are sportspeop...
Agent Sonya : lover, mother, soldier, spy
Agent Sonya : lover, mother, soldier, spy
Macintyre, Ben, 1963-2020
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In the quiet Cotswolds village of Great Rollright in 1945, an elegant housewife emerged from her cottage to go on her usual bike ride. A devoted wife and mother-of-three, Mrs Burton seemed to epitomise rural British domesticity.However, rather than pedalling towards the shops with her ration book...
[1 copy, 8 reserves]
Albert Einstein : a curious mind
Albert Einstein : a curious mind
Albee, Sarah2020
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Complemented by photographic historical back matter, a leveled-reader introduction to the life of Albert Einstein explains how his innovative thinking paved the way for many world-shaping discoveries and inventions.
An Alice girl
An Alice girl
Heaslip, Tanya2020
Articles
Whether working the mobs of cattle with the stockmen, playing cattleduffing on horseback or singing and doing lessons at their School of the Air desks, Tanya Heaslip and her siblings led a childhood unimaginable to many Australians. Growing up on a vast and isolated cattle property just north of ...
Amazing athletes
Amazing athletes
Billioud, Jean-Michel2020
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Learn how these athletic stars became the best in the world. Relive Usain Bolt's astonishing record-breaking runs, learn about Charlotte Cooper, the first ever female Olympic champion, meet the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, Michael Phelps, and see some of the most impressive wins in...
Amelia Earhart : this broad ocean
Amelia Earhart : this broad ocean
Taylor, Sarah Stewart2020
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Grace, a young journalist, interviews Amelia Earhart who wants to become the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by air.
Anne Frank
Anne Frank
2020
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You may already know that Anne Frank wrote a but did you know that she had a pet cat named Moortje? Or that she loved ice skating? This graphic retelling of Anne's story gives children a visual snapshot of her life and the world she grew up in, while educating them on everything from World War II...
Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin
Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel)2020
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The fourth of five children, Aretha was born in Tennessee and took the stage at an early age in her father's church choir. She went on to become the bestselling rhythm and blues singer of all time, and the first woman to be installed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The art of her deal : the untold story of Melania Trump
The art of her deal : the untold story of Melania Trump
Jordan, Mary, 1960-2020
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"Based on interviews with more than one hundred people in five countries, The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump draws an unprecedented portrait of the first lady. While her public image is of an aloof woman floating above the political gamesmanship of Washington, behind the scene...
The art of resistance : my four years in the French underground : a memoir
The art of resistance : my four years in the French underground : a memoir
Rosenberg, Justus, 1921-2020
Articles
"In 1937, as the Nazis gained control and anti-Semitism spread in the Free City of Danzig, a majority German city on the Baltic Sea, sixteen-year-old Justus Rosenberg was sent to Paris to finish his education in safety. Three years later, France fell to the Germans. Alone and in danger, penniless...
Australian women pilots : amazing true stories of women in the air
Australian women pilots : amazing true stories of women in the air
Mexted, Kathy2020
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Women have been flying planes ever since there have been planes to fly, but, with a few notable exceptions, they have not been visible or well known. Tenacious, determined and sometimes fearless, Kathy Mexted shares the stories of ten extraordinary Australian women compelled to take to the skies....
Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna
Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel)2020
Articles
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Ayrton Senna, the legendary Formula One hotshot. From the moment his father gave four-year-old Ayrton Senna a go-kart, he was in love with racing. Showing promise from ...
Bachar Houli : faith, football and family
Bachar Houli : faith, football and family
Houli, Bachar2020
Articles
Bachar Houli is as accomplished an AFL footballer as they come. He has been part of two Richmond Premiership sides, he was an All-Australian in 2019, and with over 200 games to his name he remains a key part of a champion team. Picked at number 42 in the 2006 National Draft by Essendon, Houli pla...
Banks
Banks
Kieza, Grantlee2020
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Explorer, naturalist and president of Britain's Royal Society, Sir Joseph Banks was a larger-than-life character best known for his promotion of science. In 1768 Banks joined Captain James Cook's expedition to the South Pacific. The 30,000 specimens he brought back generated enormous interest, as...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
Battle of brothers : William, Harry and the inside story of a family in tumult
Battle of brothers : William, Harry and the inside story of a family in tumult
Lacey, Robert2020
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The world has watched Prince William and Prince Harry since they were born. Raised by Princess Diana to be the closest of brothers, how have the boy princes grown into very different, now distanced men? From royal insider, biographer and historian Robert Lacey, this book reveals the untold detail...
Battling the blues
Battling the blues
Boyd, Darius2020
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'A legend of the game' - Anthony Seibold 'He's a player that never lets his team down' - Billy Slater Darius Boyd broke into the Brisbane Broncos NRL team in 2006 straight out of high school and was part of the premiership-winning team in his debut season. He'd go on to win another premiership wi...
Becoming Superman : my journey from poverty to Hollywood
Becoming Superman : my journey from poverty to Hollywood
Straczynski, J. Michael, 1954-2020
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In this dazzling memoir, the acclaimed writer behind Babylon 5, Sense8, Clint Eastwood's Changeling and Marvel's Thor reveals how the power of creativity and imagination enabled him to overcome the horrors of his youth and a dysfunctional family haunted by madness, murder and a terrible secret. J...
Aretha Franklin
Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel ...2020
Ayrton Senna
Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel ...2020
Banks
Kieza, Grantlee2020
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
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