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            True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)

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            Wink

            Wink (Paperback)

            By Harrell, Rob

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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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            Going Bush
             

            Going Bush (Hardback, New title)

            By Wheatley, Nadia; Illustrated by Searle, Ken

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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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            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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            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 19 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 6-8 years
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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

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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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            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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            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

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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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            Into the White: Scott'S Antarctic Odyssey
              

            Into the White: Scott'S Antarctic Odyssey (Paperback)

            By Grochowicz, Joanna

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            The enthralling and harrowing true story of Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, with evocative photographs, and illustrations by Sarah Lippett.

            ISBN 9781760293659
            Published AU 26 Apr 2017
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            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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            Cheeky Dogs: to Lake Nash and Back

            Cheeky Dogs: to Lake Nash and Back (Hardback)

            By Bell, Johanna; Illustrated by Beasley, Dion

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            Every morning Is it time yet? Nearly Joie says. Out of the freezer comes the meat. Bones and sausages and chicken necks. Butcher knife on the bricks, me chopping up. Be careful! Or you'll cut your finger off. We can't have that Joie says. Meet deaf artist, Dion Beasley, and the p...eople he calls family. Dodging road trains by day and giant blue monsters at night, Dion weaves his way through life on an electric scooter, collecting rocks and dogs to make art. In his dreams he sees animals from overseas and his mother's country, Lake Nash, but every morning, without fail, he puts on his favourite socks and gets ready to feed the dogs. Is it time yet? Dion Beasley and Johanna Bell have collaborated on two other books, Too Many Cheeky Dogs and Go Home, Cheeky Animals, which won the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award in 2017.
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            ISBN 9781760528119
            Published AU 3 Jun 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded (Animal Stars, #4)

            The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded (Animal Stars, #4) (Paperback)

            By French, Jackie

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            This is the story of a small unassuming donkey. It's also the story of Gallipoli, of Jack Simpson, and New Zealander stretcher-bearer Richard Henderson, who literally took up the reins after Simpson's death. Exhaustively researched, it gives a new depth to our understanding of th...is story of Anzac heroism. Ages 9+.
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            ISBN 9780732288396
            Published AU 1 Apr 2009
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children
            Series Animal Stars
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