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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 Fortunate Life: Fremantle Press Treasures Edition

by A B Facey

First sent to work at the age of eight, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer, farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then being rescued by Indigenous trackers, then gaining a hard-won literacy. He survived Gallipoli, raised a family

ISBN: 9781925591385

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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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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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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 & 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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Disturbed

by Henk Swanepoel & Carla van der Spuy

<p>why do people &amp;quote;lose their minds&amp;quote;? chris mahlangu did not just bludgeon eugene terre'blanche to death, it was reported that terre'blanche's body had been hacked and beaten 28 times with a steel pipe, a piece of broken steel

ISBN: 9780799382952

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Everything in its Place

First Loves and Last Tales

by Oliver Sacks

<p>From the best-selling author of <em>Gratitude</em> and <em>On the Move,</em> a final volume of essays that showcase Sacks’s broad range of interests–from his passion for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring ...

ISBN: 9781760786328

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Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

by Mitchell Zuckoff

<p>THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ‘The farewell calls from the planes… the mounting terror of air traffic control… the mothers who knew they were witnessing their loved ones perish… From an author who’s spent 5 years reconstructing its horror, ...

ISBN: 9780008342128

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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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Ghost Variations

The Strangest Detective Story In The History Of Music

by Jessica Duchen

<p>The strangest detective story in the history of music – inspired by a true incident. A world spiralling towards war. A composer descending into madness. And a devoted woman struggling to keep her faith in art and love against all the odds. ...

ISBN: 9781783529834

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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><em><strong>‘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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