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            True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)

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            Wink

            Wink (Paperback)

            By Harrell, Rob

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Surviving school with one eye open. Ross Maloy just wants to be a normal seventh grader. He does not want to lose his hair, or wear a weird hat, or deal with the kids at school who don't know what to say to 'the cancer kid'. But with a sudden and horrifying diagnosis of a rare ey...e cancer, blending in is off the table. Based on Rob Harrell's real-life experiences, and filled with his cartoons and illustrations, this very personal and poignant novel is an unforgettable, hilarious and uplifting story of survival, and of finding music, magic and laughter in all of life's weirdness. EARLY PRAISE FOR WINK: 'Wink is the story of a boy's survival that is both deeply personal and wildly funny. It's fun, it's important, and it's got songs! Rock on, Rob Harrell! Batpig forever!' - Max Brallier, New York Times bestselling author of Last Kids on Earth 'I loved Wink! Heartbreakingly funny, this book is proof that laughter is the best form of medicine. A smart, likable story that's full of heart.' - Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries 'Wink has all the right elements: humour, heart, and a Batpig. A deeply personal and moving story, it will (pun alert) rock you to the core.' - Terri Libenson, award-winning comics creator and author of the bestselling Invisible Emmie 'With a cast of characters that feel both deeply human and fully seen, this book has shot onto my list of all-time favourite books. Simply superb!' - Ingrid Law, author of Newbery Honor Book Savvy 'Funny, moving, and ultimately triumphant, Wink is a powerful story of everyday resilience, and of the different types of family that unexpectedly sprout up in the wake of tragedy.' - M.A. Larson, author of Pennyroyal Academy
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            ISBN 9781460758878
            Published AU 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Ugly (younger readers): The bestselling Australian story, now published internationally

            Ugly (younger readers): The bestselling Australian story, now published internationally (Paperback)

            By Hoge, Robert

            • RRP: $16.99
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            A beaut story about one very ugly kid.

            ISBN 9780733634338
            Published AU 11 Aug 2015
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age Children
            Series The Official Pokemon Ear
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            On Two Feet and Wings: One Boy's Amazing Story of Survival

            On Two Feet and Wings: One Boy's Amazing Story of Survival (Paperback)

            By Kazerooni, Abbas

            • RRP: $15.99
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            I was not aware that I was crying until I saw the tears hit my shoes. Even with all the lights at the airport, the night outside looked dark and the air seemed thick. I wiped my eyes and tried to figure out what I could do. I was alone in a foreign land at the age of nine, and I ...did not speak the language. I was, quite simply, terrified...
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            ISBN 9781743311059
            Published AU 1 Aug 2012
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series The Abbas Kazerooni Memoirs
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            Going Bush
             

            Going Bush (Hardback, New title)

            By Wheatley, Nadia; Illustrated by Searle, Ken

            • RRP: $29.99
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            A landmark publication from an acclaimed team - a beautiful and exciting picture book containing a message of hope. Nadia Wheatley and Ken Searle help sixteen children from eight schools in south-west Sydney explore their local environment and work collaboratively on art and writ...ing. Ages 7-12.
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            ISBN 9781741149111
            Published AU 1 Mar 2007
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King

            ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Racklyeft, Jess; By Simpson, Kate

            • RRP: $24.99
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            It was 1914 when Sister Alice Ross-King left Australia for the war. Nursing was her passion - all she had ever wanted to do. But Alice couldn't have imagined what she would see. She served four long years and was brave, humble and endlessly compassionate. Using extracts from Alic...e's actual diaries kept in the Australian War Memorial, this story captures the danger, the heartache and the history of the young nurse who would one day become the most decorated woman in Australia.
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            ISBN 9781760637019
            Published AU 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 6-10 years
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            Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

            Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (Paperback, Abridged edition)

            By Yen Mah, Adeline

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            The story of a Chinese woman and how she suffered appalling emotional deprivation and rejection by her family as a child growing up in China and Hong Kong. She tells of the consequences in her adult life, above which she rose to make a happy marriage and become a successful docto...r in the USA.
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            ISBN 9780141304878
            Released AU 2 Aug 1999
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Chinese Cinderella
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            Little Lion: A Long Way Home
             

            Little Lion: A Long Way Home (Hardback)

            By Brierley, Saroo; Illustrated by Whatley, Bruce

            • RRP: $24.99
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            • Pub Date
              3 Nov 20

            The extraordinary true story of survival that became an international bestseller and was made into the award-winning film, Lion, starring Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel. Now a stunning picture book illustrated by award-winning illustrator Bruce Whatley. Can you imagine being lost an...d not finding your way home again? Saroo Brierley became lost on a train in India when he was only five. He survived for weeks on the streets, before being taken into an orphanage and adopted by his Australian family. Despite being happy, Saroo always wondered about where he was from. And one day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for. This incredible true story celebrates the importance of hope and never giving up.
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            ISBN 9780143795094
            Published AU 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 6-8 years
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            Tim & Tigon
             

            Tim & Tigon (Paperback)

            By Cope, Tim

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            A young readers' edition of the bestselling ON THE TRAIL OF GENGHIS KHAN, the story of Tim Cope's journey through the land of the nomads on horseback.

            ISBN 9781760554293
            Published AU 10 Sep 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Unmasked Young Adult Edition

            Unmasked Young Adult Edition (Paperback)

            By Pitt, Turia

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            A young readers' edition of Turia Pitt's bestselling book Unmasked that is unflinchingly honest and completely inspirational. Telling the story of Turia's life before and after the fire, this young readers' this book unmasks the real Turia- funny, fierce, intelligent, flawed. Wit...h a new foreword from Turia, additional content and a new Q&A section, this edition covers topics such as confidence, goal-setting, family and friends and happiness that will resonate strongly with tweens and teens. Unmasked reveals the woman behind the headlines, and in so doing, uncover the grace, humour and inner-steel that gets Turia Pitt through every day - and which leaves the rest of us watching on in amazement.
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            ISBN 9780143790396
            Published AU 30 Apr 2018
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age Children
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            K-Zone Crazy Sports Facts: Extreme Edition
             

            K-Zone Crazy Sports Facts: Extreme Edition (Paperback)

            By Davis, Tony; Damaso, Elmer

            • RRP: $12.99
            • $12.99
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            Have you ever ridden a motorcycle while being attacked by a monkey? Or pedaled a BMX bike off a cliff before popping your parachute? K-Zone magazine presents surprising, awe-inspiring and disgustingly extreme facts about sport to thrill those sport-mad kids in your family, especi...ally seven to nine-year-old boys!
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            ISBN 9781742377629
            Published AU 1 Oct 2011
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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