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5th Grade Us History: Famous US Inventors

Fifth Grade Books Inventors for Kids

by Baby Professor

Show your gratitude to the people who made life today much more comfortable. This book accumulates information on some of the world's most famous US inventors. Complete with images and an easy-to-read format, this book is the perfect complement ...

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Adequately Explained by Stupidity?

Lockerbie, Luggage and Lies

by Morag G. Kerr

<p>Tunnel vision or organised cover-up? How the Lockerbie investigation got the wrong man. Twenty-five years after Maid of the Seas crashed on the town of Lockerbie, this groundbreaking book introduces an entirely new perspective on the ...

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Among the Islands

Adventures in the Pacific

by Tim Flannery

<p><strong>Tim Flannery takes us on an enthralling journey through some of the most diverse and spectacular environments on Earth.</strong></p> <p>Twenty-five years ago, as a young curator of mammals from the Australian Museum in Sydney, he set

ISBN: 9781921961601

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Auntie Dolly’s Letters: A courtship by post set against the backdrop of the Great Depression and World War II.

by Lynne Reece Loftus & Ken Loftus

<p>Sixteen years of letters full of love, hope and vivid commentary on life during the Great Depression and World War II.</p> <p>After Dolly Gibson died, her family discovered piles of letters in an old brown suitcase telling a love story that ...

ISBN: 9781782377009

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Australia

A German traveller in the age of gold

by Friedrich Gerstäcker

Friedrich Gerstäcker, the most illustrious and prolific of German travel writers, set foot in Australia in March 1851, having walked across the Andes, traipsed the goldfields of California, and sailed over the Pacific in search of new ...

ISBN: 9781743054635

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Black Klansman

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

by Ron Stallworth

<p><strong>***ADAPTED AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY SPIKE LEE - WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2018</strong> <strong>***</strong></p> <p><strong>What happens when a black detective goes undercover in the KKK? An extraordinary ...

ISBN: 9781473562684

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Brave Men of War

Tales of Valour 1965

by Lt Col Rohit Agarwal

<p>The ancient Greek poet Pindar once wrote, 'Unsung, the noblest deed will die.' <em>Brave Men of War</em>- from the heights of Kargil to the plains of Punjab-sets out to record acts of valour and tell the stories of the brave men, some of whom

ISBN: 9789386141392

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Brazen

Rebel Ladies Who Rocked The World

by Pénélope Bagieu

<p>Immerse yourself in the captivating adventures of some of history’s unsung heroines, whose stories are told through engaging voices, dazzling drawings and with startling wit.</p> <p>Discover the life of an apache warrior dubbed “strong as a ...

ISBN: 9781473558939

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Columbia Road

Of Blood and Belonging

by Linda Wilkinson

<p><strong>'Where I am going has little beauty. No landscape to take the breath away, no cultural highlights of note, just a street of Victorian shops and houses to which I now know I undoubtedly belong.'</strong></p> <p>A compelling memoir of ...

ISBN: 9781910463437

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Dampier, the Dutch and the Great South Land: The story of how Dutch sailors found Australia and an English pirate almost beat Captain Cook

by Rob Mundle

The extraordinary story of how Dutch sailors found Australia and an English pirate almost beat Captain Cook Rob Mundle is back on the water with another sweeping and powerful account of Australian maritime history. It is the story of ...

ISBN: 9780733338663

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Dark Valleys

Foul Deeds Among the South Wales Valleys 1845 - 2016

by Gary Dobbs

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Dark Valleys collects together more than a century of murders that took place in and around the valleys of South Wales. These horrific crimes shocked not only Wales, but also made national headlines. Although treated with ...

ISBN: 9781473861800

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Don't Die in Autumn

The Heartwarming Memoir of Eric Dempsey, Ireland’s Most Loved Birdwatcher

by Eric Dempsey

<p><strong>Eric Dempsey</strong> is recognised as one of Ireland’s leading bird experts and is a professional guide, speaker, wildlife photographer and writer. Eric is also an experienced broadcaster and a member of the ‘Mooney Goes Wild’ team ...

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Flaws in the Ice

in search of Douglas Mawson

by David Day

<p>In <i>Flaws in the Ice</i>, prize-winning historian David Day searches for the real Douglas Mawson. After travelling south on his own six-week odyssey to the Antarctic, the author answers the difficult questions about Mawson that have ...

ISBN: 9781922072771

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Fortunate Life A

by A B Facey

Albert Facey's story is the story of Australia. <br><br>Born in 1894, and first sent to work at the age of nine, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer and farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then rescued by Indigenous trackers, ...

ISBN: 9781925591408

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Ice with Everything

In climbing mountains or sailing the seas one often has to settle for less than one hoped.

by H.W. Tilman & Alex Ramsay

<p><strong><em>‘For most men, as Epicurus has remarked, rest is stagnation and activity madness. Mad or not, the activity that I have been pursuing for the last twenty years takes the form of voyages to remote, mountainous ...

ISBN: 9781909461413

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In Mischief's Wake

In the joy of the actors lies the sense of any action. That is the explanation, that the excuse.

by H.W. Tilman

<p><strong><em>‘I felt like one who had first betrayed and then deserted a stricken friend; a friend with whom for the past fourteen years I had spent more time at sea than on land, and who, when not at sea, had seldom been out of my ...

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Jack The Ripper: Illustrated

by Gary Reed & Mark Bloodworth

An illustrated primer to the most infamous serial killer in history! The shocking unsolved murder of five prostitutes in Victorian London ripped apart the society of the civilized world and led to incredible social changes. In this narrative of ...

ISBN: 9781629785561

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King Solomon and the Showman

The search for Africa's lost city

by Adam Cruise

<p>The legendary lost city of southern Africa and its untold riches fascinated the Romans, European explorers and writers such as Rider Haggard, Alan Paton, Wilbur Smith, and Lawrence Green. Even the apartheid government searched for it in vain.

ISBN: 9780624079613

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Learning from Leonardo

Decoding the Notebooks of a Genius

by Fritjof Capra

<p>Leonardo da Vinci was a brilliant artist, scientist, engineer, mathematician, architect, inventor, writer, and even musician—the archetypal Renaissance man. But he was also, Fritjof Capra argues, a profoundly modern man. Not only did Leonardo

ISBN: 9781609949914

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Letters from Alice: Part 1 of 3: A tale of hardship and hope. A search for the truth.

by Petrina Banfield

<p>The Forgotten Girl can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. This is PART 1 of 3. It is a stormy evening in 1920s London. When newly qualified almoner, Alice, stepped into the home of Charlotte, a ...

ISBN: 9780008264734

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