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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 ...

ISBN: 9781682809365

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A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf

A radical nature-travelogue from the founder of national parks

by John Muir

<p><em>‘Many a beautiful plant cultivated to deformity, and arranged in strict geometrical beds, the whole pretty affair a laborious failure side by side with divine beauty.’</em></p> <p><em><strong>A Thousand-Mile Walk to the ...

ISBN: 9781911342137

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781783067800

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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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Among The Islands: Adventures In The Pacific

by Tim Flannery

Twenty-five years ago, a young curator of mammals from the Australian Museum in Sydney set out to research the fauna of the Pacific Islands. Starting with a survey of one of the most inaccessible islands in Melanesia - Woodlark, in

ISBN: 9781921922923

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Australia

A German traveller in the age of gold

by Friedrich Gerstäcker

<p>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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Belle: The True Story of Dido Belle [Film tie-in edition]

by Paula Byrne

The extraordinary true story behind the film Belle. The life of Dido Elizabeth Belle &#8211; the first mixed race aristocrat who was brought up as the adopted daughter of Lord Mansfield &#8211; the Lord Chief Justice of England. Now a Major ...

ISBN: 9780007542727

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Black Klansman

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

by Ron Stallworth

<p><strong>·</strong> <strong>ADAPTED AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY SPIKE LEE</strong><br /> <strong>·</strong> <strong>NOMINATED FOR SIX 2019 ACADEMY AWARDS &amp; WINNER OF 'BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY' BAFTA</strong><br /> <strong>·</strong> ...

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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Breakthrough

how one teen innovator is changing the world

by Jack Andraka

<p>**An inspiring teenage memoir from globally renowned young scientist Jack Andraka. **</p> <p>Have you ever had a problem you would give everything to solve — a problem so difficult you would spend years searching for a solution?</p> <p>When

ISBN: 9781925307207

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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

<p>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 compassion and ...

ISBN: 9781473861800

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Dead Men's Silver

The Story of Australia's Greatest Shipwreck Hunter

by Hugh Edwards

<p>The story of more than sixty years of diving adventures, through starkly contrasting locations and extraordinary advances in technology. From boyhood dreamer to master treasure hunter, Hugh Edwards documents his life through tales of ...

ISBN: 9780730499084

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Dirty John and Other True Stories of Outlaws and Outsiders

by Christopher Goffard

A collection of newspaper stories by award-winning Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard-including &#8220;Dirty John,&#8221; the basis for the hit podcast and the upcoming Bravo scripted series starring Connie Britton and Eric Bana. ...

ISBN: 9781982113254

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Don't Die in Autumn: The Heartwarming Memoir of Eric Dempsey, Ireland’s Most Loved Birdwatcher

by Eric Dempsey

<p><p><b>Eric Dempsey is mad about birds. In fact, they have changed his whole life.</b><br><br>Having once been gainfully employed by a semi-state company in a secure, pensionable job, he gave it all up to dedicate his life to ...

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Explorers and Their Quest for North America

by Philip J Potter

<p>On 11 October 1492 the sun set on a clear Atlantic Ocean horizon and the night was cloudless with a late rising moon. As the lookouts high in the riggings of Christopher Columbus’ three ships strained their eyes into the golden light of the ...

ISBN: 9781526720559

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Flaws in the Ice

in search of Douglas Mawson

by David Day

<p>In <em>Flaws in the Ice</em>, 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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