Books

Positive

David Menadue

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

An uplifting story of resilience and activism, the memoir of David Menadue, one of the longest surviving people with AIDS in Australia.

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The Alphabet of Light and Dark

Danielle Wood

Format: Paperback

AUD $23.99

Melding personal, family and colonial history, Wood's evocative and lyrical prose explores the past and place, searching and belonging, love, loss and grief. The Alphabet of Light and Dark is more than an historical novel; it's a novel about history.

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Run Like You Stole Something

Damian Farrow and Justin Kemp

Format: Paperback

AUD $32.99

The facts, myths, curiosities and absurdities of sports science - something for every sports fan.

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Storymaze 5: The Minotaur's Maze

Terry Denton

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

The fifth book in the hilarious Storymaze comic adventure series. During a visit to a health farm on the planet Knossus, Claudia falls in love with the fearsome Minotaur. Enlisting the help of her friends Nico and Mikey, she attempts to free the Minotaur from his prison at the very centre of an impenetrable maze.

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Storymaze 6: The Obelisk of Eeeno

Terry Denton

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

Like the mythical Tantalus, Nico is always just one good wave away from winning the world surfing championship he so desires. Nico and his friends travel to a competition on far-off Planet Eeeno where he finally surfs himself into an unbeatable position only to be thwarted by the sudden appearance of the Obelisk of Eeeno. The visual and verbal jokes in this high-energy, mad fantasy quest appeal to

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Watch Out for Jamie Joel

Mike Dumbleton

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.99

A courageous novel - honest, compassionate and wry - about what really goes on in a tough high school. Told alternately from the point of view of the most troublesome student (a difficult but astute girl) and the deputy principal (a sympathetic but overworked man), this story explores dangerous boundaries and reveals uncomfortable truths about parents, students and teachers.

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How to make a bird

Martine Murray

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.99

Mannie is escaping - from small town life, from family mysteries, from grief, from her fragile former self; she's heading for the city in search of an elusive 'something' to make herself feel right. A YA novel of rare sensitivity, whimsical humour and revelation.

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Master's Mates

Peter Corris

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

Peter Corris' world weary but always charismatic hero Cliff Hardy has long been established as Australia's favourite investigator. Often bloodied but never bowed in this latest gripping novel, Hardy is in pursuit of missing millions from Sydney to the Pacific Islands.

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All This Talk About Careers

Kate Armstrong

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

What are you going to do when you leave school? If you feel that you have to know and the pressure is on, dip into this inspiring book and discover how other people found their way to jobs they like, and how a career path can lead you in unexpected directions. Fifty people from a variety of professions tell their stories.

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Stone Voices

Neal Ascherson

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.95

This is the story of Neal Ascherson's return to his native Scotland. It is an exploration of Scottish identity as Ascherson weaves together a story of the deep past with the story of modern Scotland and its rebirth.

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