Books

Skins

Sarah Hay

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

Winner of The Australian/Vogel Literary Award for 2001. A compelling, wild novel based on the true story of a young English woman who survives a shipwreck off the coast of Western Australia in 1835.

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Walking Home with Marie-Claire

Kirsty Murray

Format: Paperback

AUD $16.99

A story about the friendship between 12 year old Pauline ('PJ'), and a daring, unpredictable new girl, Marie-Claire, whose instinct for adventure leads them both into trouble

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Everybody Belongs

Ken Jupp

AUD $24.99

Everyone Belongs offers positive suggestions for developing an alternative education system in which all children have equal opportunity and value, and can learn together, each at their own pace.

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Freedom Ride

Ann Curthoys

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

This is the story of Australia's historic Freedom Ride, the 1965 bus journey into the heart of the country to fight racism, from one who was there.

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Holes audio

Louis Sachar

AUD $24.95

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Adult Learner at Work

Robert Burns

Format: Paperback

AUD $49.99

A comprehensive guide to the context, psychology and methods of learning for the workplace completely revised on the basis of the changing needs of a new decade.

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A Short History of Laos

Grant Evans

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.99

New in the Short History of Asia series, edited by Milton Osborne, this is a readable, well-informed and comprehensive history of Laos from the little-known pre-modern dynastic era to the present day.

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Granta 78: Bad Company

Ian Jack (ed.)

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.95

A new fiction special, introducing two new authors: Gary Shteyngart is not yet thirty. His story, 'Several Anecdotes About My Wife', is a funny & scurrilous account of a young Russian immigrant's disastrous marriage to a native New Yorker. Jon McGregor works as washer-up in a Nottingham restaurant. His story 'Jonas' is a lyrical and disturbing account of a mysterious death in the Anglian fens.

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Saltwater People

Nonie Sharp

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

A fascinating insight into the culture of the saltwater peoples of northern Australian coasts, their profound knowledge of and attachment to their sea country, how this endured despite dislocation and repression, and how this has shaped their values and relations with territory - with telling contrasts to our own western institutions and their origins.

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Storymaze 3: The Wooden Cow

Terry Denton

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

The third book in Terry Denton's crazy Storymaze series is as hilarious as its predecessors. This time our Ithacan heroes use Ancient Greek mythology to help Ulysses win the heart of the Queen of Friesia.

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