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History & the past: general interest (Children’s/YA)

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  • Alexander the Great

    By Jamila Gavin
    Illustrated by David Parkins

    Hardback, AUS $32.99, NZ $34.99
    A beautifully illustrated biography of Alexander the Great by a Whitbread Award-winner.

  • Archie's War

    By Marcia Williams
    Illustrated by Marcia Williams

    Paperback, AUS $16.99, NZ $18.99
    A funny and moving story of life during the First World War, told through the eyes of schoolboy Archie Albright.

  • Bad News for Outlaws

    By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
    Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

    Hardback, AUS $29.99, NZ $32.99
    Bass Reeves... “One of the bravest men this country has ever known.” “The most feared deputy U.S. marshal that was ever heard of.” One of the first black deputy U.S. marshals west of the Mississippi.

  • Boats: Fast & Slow

    By Iris Volant
    Illustrated by Jarom Vogel

    Hardback, AUS $27.99, NZ $29.99
    This elegantly illustrated non-fiction book explores thousands of years of boat making and technological advancement as well as the significance of famous boats from legends and history.

  • Book: My Autobiography

    By John Agard

    Hardback, AUS $16.99, NZ $18.99
    “My name is Book and I’ll tell you the story of my life.” Non fiction like you've never read it before!

  • Castle Diary

    By Richard Platt
    Illustrated by Chris Riddell

    Paperback, AUS $9.99, NZ $12.99
    The medieval journal of Tobias Burgess, a young page.

  • Child Convicts

    By Net Brennan

    Paperback, AUS $17.99, NZ $19.99
    "My Name is 5418." Child Convicts is the heart breaking story of child convicts brought to Australia.

  • Fourth Down and Inches

    By Carla Killough McClafferty

    Hardback, AUS $29.99, NZ $32.99
    Football-particularly youth football--is a sport in crisis.

  • Ghost Walls

    By Sally M. Walker

    Hardback, AUS $29.99, NZ $32.99
    A fascinating story of colonial American history from an award-winning author. A perfect informational text for Common Core.

  • Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation

    By Martin W. Sandler

    Hardback, AUS $27.99, NZ $29.99
    Experience the race of rails to link the country—and meet the men behind this incredible feat—in a riveting story about the building of the transcontinental railroad, brought to life with archival photos.

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