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 People

Series:Little Guides to Great Lives

Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, Mandela's journey from political prisoner to president of South Africa is an incredible tale of triumph in the face of adversity. 2018 marks 100 years since his birth. Full color.

Nelson Mandela (Little Guides to Great Lives)

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 People

Reading Level:8.5 Kids Non Fiction

Here are 29 tales of amazing young girls and boys who have achieved the unimaginable - from surviving a plane crash in the jungle to inventing creative ways to rid our oceans of plastic. There are tales of triumph over illness and injury, and of overcoming bullying. Each incredible story is nar... read more

Rise Up

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 People

Series:Little People, Big Dreams

In this book from the highly acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Rosa Parks, the "Mother of the Freedom Movement." Rosa Parks grew up in Alabama, where she learned to stand up for herself at an early age. Rosa went on to become... read more

Rosa Parks (Little People, Big Dreams)
$19.99(AUD) inc GST

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 People

Series:Little People, Big Dreams

New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Rudolf Nureyev, one of the greatest male ballet dancers of all time. Rudolf fell in love with dance as a child. But he was not allowed to go to ballet school until h... read more

Rudolf Nureyev (Little People, Big Dreams)

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 People

"An eye-opening look into the story of Knight before his multibillion dollar company." --School Library Journal "A great story about how an ambition turned into a business...serves as a guide for accomplishing great things." --VOYA In this young reader's edition of the New Y... read more

Shoe Dog (Young Readers Ed)
$19.99(AUD) inc GST

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 People

Reading Level:teen 10+

This is the follow-up to the much loved and hugely successful Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different, the bestselling book that changed countless boys' lives around the world and gave them the confidence to be themselves.
What have the footballer Kyl... read more

Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different  #2

New York Times bestseller
 
Boys can be anything they want to be! This timely book joins and expands the gender-role conversation and gives middle-grade boys a welcome alternative message: that masculinity can mean many things.
You won't... read more

Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different
$35.00(AUD) inc GST

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 People

Working in her furniture store, Sarah E. Goode recognized a need for a multi-use bed and through hard work, ingenuity, and determination, invented her unique cupboard bed. As the first African-American woman to get a U.S. patent, she built a life far away from slavery--a life where her sweet dreams could come true. Full color. 1/4.

Sweet Dreams, Sarah - Sarah E. Goode: from Slave to Owner of a U. S. Patent
$25.99(AUD) inc GST

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 People

Series:Extraordinary Lives

Lawyer, writer, activist and First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama has become a role model and modern icon all over the world. From her childhood in Chicago, to her role as an advocate for women and diversity, via her incredibly influ... read more

The Extraordinary Life of Michelle Obama
$16.99(AUD) inc GST

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 People

A life-changing book that shows kids it's cool to be kind. A gloriously illustrated celebration of heroes who have changed the world with kindness and compassion, from David Attenborough to Nelson Mandela, Oskar Schindler to Usain Bolt.
What if we celebrated boys for their kindness... read more

The Good Guys
$26.99(AUD) inc GST

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 People

Series:Women in Science
Reading Level:6 Craft/Fashion/Art

A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts--from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keefe, to lesser-known names like 19th-century African American quilter Harriet Powers and Hopi... read more

Women in Art
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It's a scientific fact: Women rock!   A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering... read more

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers who Changed the World (HB)
$27.99(AUD) inc GST