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Reading Level:3 Biography

A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson is rightly recognised as Australia's greatest storyteller and most celebrated poet, the boy from the bush who became the voice of a generation.
He gave us our unofficial national anthem, 'Waltzing Matilda', and treasured ballads such as 'The Man from Snowy Riv... read more

Banjo (HB)
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#1 New York Times bestseller   With a new afterword Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Steve Carell * Timothée Chalamet * Maura Tierney * and Amy Ryan  "A brilliant, harrowing, heartbreaking, fascinating story, ... read more

Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction FTI
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Fourteen-year-old Jade Hameister had a dream: to complete the Polar Hat Trick. In 2016, she skied to the North Pole. In 2017, she completed the Greenland Crossing. In 2018, she arrived at the South Pole. This is the story of an adventurer who never gave up - who set herself incred... read more

My Polar Dream
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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor and writer Peter Phelps, is sharing this inspiring tale of resilience an... read more

The Bulldog Track - A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival on the Other Kokoda Trail
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It was the coup that killed Australian politics. Less than three years after taking government in a landslide election victory, Kevin Rudd was betrayed by his deputy and the factional powerbrokers of the Australian Labor Party, the 'Faceless Men', despite enjoying historically high ... read more

The PM Years
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The first authorised biography of Australia's outstanding naval hero, captain of the cruiser HMAS Sydney and later Chief of Naval Staff

Collins of Sydney
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This book features the lives of five strong, creative, intelligent women who dedicated their lives to serving the genius of others. Among fascinating friends, dramatic historic events and transcendent achievements, th... read more

Nophoto
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For five decades Tom Keneally has been one of Australia's most loved literary figures. Celebrated as one of the world's finest writers and known especially for the Booker Prize-winning Schindler's Ark, he is also respected for his humanitarianism a... read more

Interestingly Enough... the Life of Tom Keneally (HB)
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The story of a death, a policeman, an island and a country.The Tall Manis the story of Palm Island, the tropical paradise where one morning Cameron Doomadgee swore at a policeman and forty minutes later lay dead in a watch-house cell. It is the story of ... read more

The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island
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"A white hot flame indeed - here is an important contribution to our national story." --Kim Scott *** Mary Montgomerie Bennett (1881-1961) is an important but under-recognised figure in Australian history. A m... read more

A White Hot Flame: Mary Montgomerie Bennett, Author, Educator, Activist for Indigenous Justice
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Awards:Winner of Prime Minister's Literary Awards (Australia): Non-Fiction 2014. Shortlisted for Victorian Premier's Literary Award 2014 and CAL Waverley Library Award for Literature ('The Nib') 2013. Long-listed for Stella Prize 2014.

At the age of fifteen Madeleine saw herself as a painter and pianist, but Ms Medway peereddown at Madeleine during her entrance interview in 1957 and announced: 'You know dear, I thinkyou might write.'
Madeleine would write. But not for some time. The W... read more

Madeleine - A Life of Madeleine St John
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It's 3 a.m. and Elizabeth Gilbert is sobbing on the bathroom floor. She's in her thirties, she has a husband, a house, they're trying for a baby - and she doesn't want any of it. A bitter divorce and a turbulent love affair later, she emerges battered and bewildered and ... read more

Eat, Pray, Love ( Film Tie In)
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