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Awards:ABIA Shortlisted Biography Book of the Year - 2019

A powerful and moving memoir about how the current system is letting down children and parents, and breaking dedicated teachers. Devastating, heart-breaking, enraging.
 'Gabbie's story needs to be shouted from the rooftops. She very eloquently shows us why and how education needs to ... read more

Teacher
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'Unquestionably the king of comic writing . . . Calypso is both funnier and more heartbreaking than pretty much anything out there' Hadley Freeman, Guardian
If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're get... read more

Calypso
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Some witnesses to the shooting say otherwise, though, and this act of aggression doesn't fit with the sweet, sensitive, but troubled young man that Elijah's family and friends knew him to be. The shooting devastates Elijah's family and the police officer alike. So what happened in t... read more

Waiting for Elijah
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Awards:2019 ABIA Shortlist, Shortlisted Non-Fiction Prize, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2019 AU; Winner People's Choice Award, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2019 AU; Shortlisted Best Non-Fiction, Indie Book Awards 2019 AU; Winner People's Choice Prize - Nib Literary Award 2018 AU; Shortlisted Nib Literary Award 2018 AU

Scorching, self-scouring: a young woman finds her steel and learns to wield it' - Helen Garner'Brutal, brave and utterly compelling...I can't remember a book I devoured with such intensity, nor one that moved me so profoundly' Rebecca Starford, author of Bad Behaviour and co-founder of K... read more

Eggshell Skull
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Former ABC radio presenter Alex Nicol brings back to life the voices and stories of regional Australia from bygone days.

Old Days, Old Ways: Stories from My Radio Days in the Bush
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'Educated is a remarkable memoir of a young woman raised in a survivalist family in Idaho who strives for education while still showing great understanding and love for the world she leaves behind.'
- BARACK OBAMA ________________________ Tara Westover grew up preparing for ... read more

Educated: A Memoir
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Writing and mental illness make excellent bedfellows, for better or worse. The Rapids--creative and courageous--is an extraordinary personal memoir peppered with film and literary criticism, as well as family history. With reflections on artists such as Carrie Fisher... read more

The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania
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Reading Level:3 Biography

Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In 2016--after fifty-six years in the industry, ... read more

Never Grow up, Only Get Older
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'I swim for every chance to get wasted - after every meet, every weekend, every travel trip. This is what I look forward to and what I tell no one: the burn of it down my throat, to my soul curled up in my lungs, the sharpest pain all over it - it seizes and stretches, becoming alive ... read more

Godspeed: A Memoir
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Awards:Longlisted Indie Book Awards 2019 Shortlisted ABIA Awards 2019

As a journalist, Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media. But one particular string of bad news stories--and a terrifying brush with her o... read more

Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens after the Worst Day of Your Life
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Awards:Shortlisted ABIA International Book of the Year 2019 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work  

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States   In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America-... read more

Becoming: Michelle Obama
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Out There
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