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Young Dark Emu : A Truer History

By: Bruce Pascoe

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Magabala Books: 2019

Seller ID: 9781925360844

ISBN: 1925360849

Condition: New


Age range 10+ The highly-anticipated junior version of Bruce Pascoe’s multi award-winning book. Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers. Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pascoe compellingly argues for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer label for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. He allows the reader to see Australia as it was before Europeans arrived — a land of cultivated farming areas, productive f... View more info

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A Fortunate Life : Edition for Young Readers

By: A. B. Facey

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Australia, Fremantle Press: 2018

Seller ID: 9781925591446

ISBN: 1925591441

Condition: New


This edition has been specially adapted for young readers. Bert Facey saw himself as an ordinary man, but his remarkable story reveals an extraordinary life lived to the full. Bert Facey was a battler, ever optimistic and hopeful despite the hardships of his lfe. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. About the Author: A.B. Facey was born in 1894 and grew up on the Kalgoorlie goldfields and in the wheat-belt of Western Australia. His father died before he was two and he was deserted by his mother soon afterwards. He was looked after by h... View more info

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Aboriginal Stories of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A. W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334178

ISBN: 1876334177

Condition: New


Aboriginal Stories of Australia is an enthralling collection of traditional tales that date back to the beginning of time. Learn how Yhi the sun goddess introduced life to the world, why the emu cannot fly and how the kangaroo got its tail. Packed with myths and legends about creation, these stories retell how people and animals were made as well as how the moon and stars came to hang about us. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of Ne... View more info

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Aboriginal Tales of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A.W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334185

ISBN: 1876334185

Condition: New


A collection of 20 stories of fable and folklore that have been told by Aboriginal tribes all over Australia for thousands of years. There are stories such as Why Emus Cannot Fly and The Frog Who Caused a Flood. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of New Zealand's leading publishing houses of the time with an enduring list of local books. Reed wrote more than 200 books himself, with a range of reference works and popular accounts of M... View more info

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Ghost Ships # Mystery Files

By: Adrienne Montgomerie

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Crabtree Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 002433

ISBN: 0778780139

Condition: New


How does something enormous suddenly disappear? Readers will be amazed by how frequently large ships are lost without a trace. But sometimes it is the just crew that has disappeared. Get the facts on the Bermuda Triangle, the Mary Celeste, the Flying Dutchman, the Rosalie, USS Cyclops, and the lost ships of California's Colorado desert. View more info

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William Shakespeare English Playwright # People of Importance

By: Anna Carew-Miller

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Mason Crest Publishers: 2013

Seller ID: 003172

ISBN: 1422228592

Condition: New


This illustrated series exhibits biographical accounts of the great people of all time. 'People of Importance' includes a variety of figures, such as Vincent Van Gogh, Mother Teresa, Archimedes, Confucius, Dalai Lama, and Marco Polo. View more info

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Albert Einstein Great Scientist # People of Importance

By: Anne Marie Sullivan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Mason Crest Publishers: 2013

Seller ID: 003169

ISBN: 1422228401

Condition: New


This elegantly illustrated series exhibits fantastic biographical accounts of some of the most important people of all time. The series includes a variety of figures, such as Vincent Van Gogh, Mother Teresa, Sir Isaac Newton, Buddha, and Leonardo Da Vinci. View more info

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Pearson History 10 Student Book with Reader+

By: Bernie Howitt and Scott Baker and Ron Keith and Shirley Melissas

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Australia, Pearson Education: 2012

Seller ID: 9781486053568

ISBN: 1486053564

Condition: New


Pearson History 10 Combo Pack supplies both the Pearson History 10 Student Book and access to Reader+. Reader+ gives you access to the eBook version of your Student Book as well as bonus multimedia assets. It’s built to work online and offline, making content easily available anytime, anywhere, in every school. It works on PC and Mac, Android and iOS. The access code will give 15 months access to the Reader+ eBook from the date of activation. Learners can quickly navigate through their eBooks, read them, take notes and save bookmarks. Reader+ integrates multimedia (audio/video) and in... View more info

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Pearson History 10 Student Book and Activity Book with Reader+

By: Bernie Howitt and Scott Baker and Ron Keith and Shirley Melissas

Price: $76.95

Publisher: Australia, Pearson Education: 2012

Seller ID: 9781486053551

ISBN: 1486053556


Pearson History 10 Combo Pack supplies the Pearson History 10 Student Book, Pearson History 10 Activity Book and access to Reader+ Reader+ gives you access to the eBook version of your Student Book as well as bonus multimedia assets. It’s built to work online and offline, making content easily available anytime, anywhere, in every school. It works on PC and Mac, Android and iOS. The access code will give 15 months access to the Reader+ eBook from the date of activation. Learners can quickly navigate through their eBooks, read them, take notes and save bookmarks. Reader+ integrates mu... View more info

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Black Snake : The Daring of Ned Kelly

By: Carole Wilkinson

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Australia, Black Dog: 2005

Seller ID: 9781876372934

ISBN: 1876372931

Condition: New


"Everyone looks on me like a black snake." - Letter from Ned Kelly to Sergeant Babington, July 1870. Ned Kelly was a thief, a bank robber and a murderer. He was in trouble with the law from the age of 12. He stole hundreds of horses and cattle. He robbed two banks. He killed three men. Yet, when Ned was sentenced to death, thousands of people rallied to save his life. He stood up to the authorities and fought for what he believed in. He defended the rights of people who had no power. Was he a villain? Or a hero? What do you think? About the Author: Carole Wilkinson is an award-winning and ... View more info

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Pearson History 10 Activity Book

By: Cassandra Andison and Sharon Betridge and Sharon Szczecinski and Brigida Zagora

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Pearson Education: 2012

Seller ID: 9781442540132

ISBN: 1442540133

Condition: New


Pearson History activity book for Year 10 consolidates students’ historical knowledge and understanding and historical skills in accordance with the Australian Curriculum History course. The activities can be set for homework, or for ‘fast finishers’ in the classroom that may need some extension exercises. The activity book provides a range of activities, including mapwork, which builds understanding of geography in the context of history; timelines, which develop understanding of chronology; evidence-based activities and questions and literacy-based activities and questions. Features:-... View more info

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Pearson History 8 Activity Book

By: Cassandra Andison and Shirley Melissas

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Pearson Education: 2011

Seller ID: 9781442534919

ISBN: 1442534915

Condition: New


Pearson History activity book for Year 8 consolidates students’ historical knowledge and understanding and historical skills in accordance with the Australian Curriculum History course. The activities can be set for homework, or for ‘fast finishers’ in the classroom that may need some extension exercises. The activity book provides a range of activities, including mapwork, which builds understanding of geography in the context of history; timelines, which develop understanding of chronology; evidence-based activities and questions and literacy-based activities and questions. Features:- ... View more info

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Our Past: Explorers

By: Charles Hope

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Wild Dog Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003550

ISBN: 1742033911

Condition: New


Explorers are an iconic part of Australian history. These fearless adventurers travelled all over the country, mapping the landscape as they searched for farmland and fame. Some of them were successful, while others were doomed to failure. Welcome to our past, and discover the fascinating world of explorers. View more info

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Forgotten Cities # Mystery Files

By: Charlie Samuels

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Crabtree Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 002434

ISBN: 0778780120

Condition: New


Tales of amazing cities that rose and fell have been passed down through the ages. Were they all real or imagined? Young readers will be fascinated by the facts that are known about these places and their amazing wonders: Atlantis, Angkor, the hanging gardens of Babylon, the secret codes of the Indus valley, Troy, Palenque, the terracotta warriors of X'ian, and Tyno Helig. View more info

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Conspiracy! # Mystery Files

By: Charlie Samuels

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Crabtree Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 002439

ISBN: 0778711307

Condition: New


A small percentage of people believe in conspiracy theories stories about secret plans to commit crimes and hide the truth. Readers will be shocked by such outrageous claims as Queen Victoria's grandson was Jack the Ripper, U.S. President Roosevelt allowed the Japanese to attack Pearl Harbor, billionaire Howard Hughes left his fortune to a stranger who gave him a lift one night, and the moon landing was a hoax! View more info

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Lost Treasures # Mystery Files

By: Cynthia O'Brien

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Crabtree Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002417

ISBN: 0778780759

Condition: New


This exciting book describes some of the dangerous journeys and sometimes remarkable finds made by treasure hunters throughout history. Find out about lost pirate gold, a pharaoh's treasure protected by a curse, a fortune in ancient Roman coins found by a farmers son, and more! View more info

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Unsolved! # Mystery Files

By: Cynthia O'Brien

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Crabtree Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002420

ISBN: 0778780775

Condition: New


This astounding books documents examples of the great vanishing acts of history. Read about the woman who claimed to be Anastasia, the long-lost daughter of the murdered Russian Czar, pilot Amelia Earhart who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, the colony of Roanoke that vanished without a trace, and more! View more info

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Explore with Francisco Pizarro: Travel with the Great Explorers

By: Cynthia O'Brien and Lisa Dalrymple

Price: $15.95

Publisher: USA, Crabtree Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003782

ISBN: 0778717046

Condition: New


Pack you bags - We're going on an incredible trip! Travel with the Great Explorers takes you on some of the most remarkable journeys of exploration. Discover where the explorers went, why they went there, how they got there and what went right and wrong along the way. Raised in terrible poverty, Francisco Pizarro became a soldier of fortune in a quest for wealth and success. When he heard stories of a rich empire in South America, he decided to find it. Eventually, Pizarro reached the great empire of the Inca in Peru, and with just a handful of men, captured the Inca ruler. Offered a roo... View more info

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Pearson History 9 Student Book with Reader+

By: David Van Tol and Sharon Ottery and Ron Keith

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Australia, Pearson Education: 2012

Seller ID: 9781486053629

ISBN: 1486053629

Condition: New


Pearson History 9 Combo Pack supplies the Pearson History 9 Student Book and access to Reader+ Reader+ gives you access to the eBook version of your Student Book as well as bonus multimedia assets. It’s built to work online and offline, making content easily available anytime, anywhere, in every school. It works on PC and Mac, Android and iOS. Learners can quickly navigate through their eBooks, read them, take notes and save bookmarks. Reader+ integrates multimedia (audio/video) and interactive activities that enhance and extend the reading experience. The access code will give 15 m... View more info

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Pearson History 9 Student Book and Activity Book with Reader+

By: David Van Tol and Sharon Ottery and Ron Keith and Patrick Burke

Price: $76.95

Publisher: Australia, Pearson Education: 2012

Seller ID: 9781486053612

ISBN: 1486053610

Condition: New


Pearson History 9 Combo Pack supplies the Pearson History 9 Student Book, Pearson History 9 Activity Book and access to Reader+ Reader+ gives you access to the eBook version of your Student Book as well as bonus multimedia assets. It’s built to work online and offline, making content easily available anytime, anywhere, in every school. It works on PC and Mac, Android and iOS. The access code will give 15 months access to the Reader+ eBook from the date of activation. Learners can quickly navigate through their eBooks, read them, take notes and save bookmarks. Reader+ integrates multi... View more info

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Photographs In The Mud

By: Dianne Wolfer

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Australia, Fremantle Press: 2007

Seller ID: 003944

ISBN: 1921361042

Condition: New


The Kokoda Track, 1942. Jack and Hoshi are soldiers on opposite sides in the war who meet in battle, discovering that they have much more in common than they had ever realised. Photographs in the Mud is a beautifully illustrated and moving story of events on the Kokoda Track during the Second World War from the point of view of two soldiers - one Australian, the other Japanese. It tells a compassionate story about the personal human tragedy of war, for both the combatants and their loved ones at home. About the Author: Dianne Wolfer (born 1961) is an award-winning Australian children's aut... View more info

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Edward on the Somme: Life in the trenches in World War I Charles Edward Munro

By: Don Munro and Jacquelyn Munro

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 004022

ISBN: 1925236994

Condition: New


Edward was an Australian stretcher-bearer. He risked his life every day and night to save soldiers who were wounded in battle during World War I. This book provides some insight into the challenges Edward faced in France from 1916 to 1918. Target Audience: Juvenile. Notes: For children. View more info

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Greek and Roman Myths: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends

By: Edited by Jake Jackson

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Flame Tree Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 003993

ISBN: 0857758195

Condition: New


The classical gods of Rome uncoiled from the fertile imaginations of the ancient Greeks whose gods were passionate and violent, jealous of their powers and subject to both mighty outbursts of love and all-consuming bouts of vengeful war. The dark forces of the ancient world were held at bay by the resourceful and emerging civilisation that formed the basis of Western culture, providing a tradition of fabulous tales that are retold in this new book. FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and myth, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewo... View more info

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Blake's Australian History Guide for Primary Students

By: Edward Connor

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2013

Seller ID: 9781742159409

ISBN: 1742159400

Condition: New


Blake’s Australian History Guide covers all of the key topics outlined in the primary Australian History curriculum for Grades 3 to 6. It has been written to capture students’ imaginations and encourage them to delve deeper into Australia’s fascinating history before and after white settlement. Each easy-to-read, single-page topic contains: Interesting facts and background information; Colourful images that illustrate the topic; TRY THIS activities to test understanding; Investigate and Discuss ideas for further investigation. The book also includes many additional interesting facts,... View more info

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Meet the Megafauna: The Giant and Unusual Animals That Roamed Australia Before and Just After Humans Arrived

By: Elaine Ouston

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Morris Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003089

ISBN: 0992505291

Condition: New


This book is educational and introduces the young reader to Australia's unique megafauna in an entertaining way. It is written as if the animals are presenting themselves to the reader. The book was written at the request of school librarians who purchased my fantasy series for middle readers featuring the megafauna of Australia. They asked for an entertaining book for younger readers with illustrations of the animals. A series of illustrated books will follow featuring two of the animals interacting as they would have in the wild. Once upon a time, a long, long time ago, many large and unusua... View more info

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You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Dentists!

By: Fiona MacDonald

Price: $15.95

Publisher: UK, Salariya Book Company: 2015

Seller ID: 003184

ISBN: 1910184624

Condition: New


Nowadays, going to the dentist is a safe and usually painless experience. But that wasn't always the case. In past centuries, the only cure for a decayed tooth was to yank it out - without anaesthetic, and with only the beating of a drum to numb your senses and drown out your screams. Read on, if you dare - and learn how lucky we are to live in modern times. View more info

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Primary Explorers History Through the Ages: The people and events that have shaped our lives

By: Hinkler

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Australia, Hinkler Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002358

ISBN: 1488949700

Condition: New


When did the first life forms appear on Earth? Why was the Roman Empire so successful? When was writing first invented? Inside this book find out how our world has been shaped by historical events, from the first humans through to modern times. Learn all about how and where early civilizations developed and how great events have shaped the world we know today. View more info

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Jacaranda Humanities Alive 8 Australian Curriculum learnON & Print (History,Geography, Civics & Citizenship, Economics & Business)

By: Jacaranda

Price: $84.95

Publisher: Australia, Jacaranda: 2018

Seller ID: 9780730365600

ISBN: 0730365603

Condition: New


Jacaranda Humanities Alive 8 Australian Curriculum learnON & Print Value Pack : Contains History, Geography, Civics & Citizenship, Economics & Business. View more info

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Secret Signs # Mystery Files

By: James Bow

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Crabtree Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 002437

ISBN: 0778711293

Condition: New


What if you wanted to send a message that only a few people could understand? That is when you would use secret signs. Readers will be intrigued by the examples of codes and ciphers used by ancient and modern armies, organizations with secret rituals, mysterious designs etched into the ground, symbols of ancient royalty, and stone buildings and statues whose purpose are no longer known. View more info

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Hidden Worlds # Mystery Files

By: James Bow

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Crabtree Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 002438

ISBN: 0778711285

Condition: New


What could be more exciting than the discovery of something that was hidden tens, hundreds, or even thousands of years ago? Readers will be amazed at the examples of hidden things revealed such as underground tunnels, abandoned towns, ancient cave paintings, and an emperor's lost tomb. View more info