Young adult non-fiction

Playground

Compiled by Nadia Wheatley, illustrated by Ken Searle

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $39.99

With historical and contemporary photographs, artwork by leading Indigenous artists, and new colour illustrations throughout, this compilation of Indigenous stories gives a fascinating insight into Aboriginal childhood, both traditional and contemporary.

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From Kinglake to Kabul

Neil Grant and David Williams

Format: Paperback

AUD $18.99

Kinglake had one day of disaster with far-reaching effects; Kabul has endured 30 years of war. In this remarkable collection of young people's writing, students from schools in Kinglake and Kabul share their stories of resilience, courage and hope.

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Max Your Marks

Rowena Austin and Annie Hastwell

Format: Paperback

AUD $18.99

Study advice and lifestyle tips for conquering Year 12, from top students around Australia.

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Maybe Tomorrow

Meme McDonald and Boori Monty Pryor

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

From the Aboriginal fringe camps of his birth to the catwalk, basketball court, DJ console and more. This is a new anniversary edition of Boori Monty Pryor's life, his pain, his joy and his hopes, and is as powerful now as it was when it was first published in 1998.

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Children of War

Deborah Ellis

Format: Paperback

AUD $16.99

Years have passed since the US and its allies invaded Iraq, and true democracy has yet to come. Four million Iraqis have been displaced; half are living in desolate tent camps, the others mostly stuck in Jordan and Syria. Deborah Ellis interviews some of the war's most tragic victims - Iraqi children.

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Riding the Black Cockatoo

John Danalis

Format: Paperback

AUD $18.99

The inspiring true story of one man's reconciliation journey. All through his growing-up years, John Danalis's family had an Aboriginal skull on the mantelpiece; yet only as an adult did he ask where it came from and whether it should be restored to its rightful owners.

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Juicy Writing

Brigid Lowry

Format: Paperback

AUD $18.95

Juicy Writing is a treasure-trove of inspiration and practical advice on creative writing - and on living a confident, creative life - especially for teenagers. It's a book to relish, to dip into, to read on the train, to lend to a friend. It will bring out the best in you.

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Right Book, Right Time

Agnes Nieuwenhuizen

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

A lively, trustworthy guide to the current best books for young people, by Australia's most respected YA book expert. With its emphasis on reading for pleasure, this book offers an exciting range of choices for readers of any persuasion. A boon for parents, teachers, librarians, booksellers and teenagers themselves.

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Battle Order 204

Christobel Mattingley

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.95

The riveting true story account of a young WW2 pilot's heroic journey, illustrated throughout with fascinating photographs, maps and excerpts from his log books.

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Kidoku

Format: Paperback

AUD $12.95

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