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  • Chinese Cinderellaby Adeline Yen Mah

    Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 9.99

    A riveting memoir of a girl's painful coming-of-age in a wealthy Chinese family during the 1940s. A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph and courage in the face of despair. Adeline's affluent, powerful... more...

  • 20th Century History for Cambridge IGCSEby John Cantrell; Neil Smith; Peter Smith; Ray Ennion

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 36.78

    Written by experienced examiners to completely cover the 20th century aspects of the Cambridge IGCSE in History, this comprehensive text covers all the relevant material AND provides focused skills development to ensure students achieve their best. With nearly 400 pages of practice, it will help learners excel. more...

  • How People Livedby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2011; Not Available

    An entertaining and eye-opening journey through the history of humans. How People Lived provides a colourful snapshot of life over different eras around the world, from prehistory to the present and beyond. Amazing drawings and illustrations provide a wealth of facts and information on clothes and customs, working life and much more - bringing... more...

  • The Port Chicago 50by Steve Sheinkin

    Roaring Brook Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin. On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away.... more...

  • Jandamarraby Mark Greenwood; Terry Denton

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 27.26

    The epic and tragic story of Jandamarra, Indigenous hero of the Kimberley told through text and illustrations. A story for all Australians, providing a unique insight into an extraordinary man and a powerful slice of history. more...

  • The Making of a Navy SEALby Brandon Webb; John David Mann; Marcus Luttrell

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    BEFORE HE COULD FORGE A BAND OF ELITE WARRIORS? HE HAD TO BECOME ONE HIMSELF. Brandon Webb's experiences in the world's most elite sniper corps are the stuff of legend. From his grueling years of training in Naval Special Operations to his combat tours in the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan, The Making of a Navy SEAL provides a rare and riveting look... more...

  • Claudette Colvinby Phillip Hoose

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2009; US$ 10.99

    "When it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. You can't sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ?This is not right.'" ? Claudette Colvin On March 2, 1955, an impassioned teenager, fed up with the daily injustices of Jim Crow segregation, refused to give her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Instead... more...

  • One Thousand Paper Cranesby Ishii Takayuki

    Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    The inspirational story of the Japanese national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue honoring Sadako and hundreds of other children who died as a result of the bombing of Hiroshima. Ten years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Sadako Sasaki died as a result of atomic bomb disease. Sadako's determination to fold one thousand... more...

  • History for the IB Diploma: Peacemaking, Peacekeeping: International Relations 1918?36by Nick Fellows

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 26.00 US$ 21.32

    An exciting new series that covers the three prescribed subjects for Paper 1 of the IB 20th Century World History syllabus. more...

  • Cambridge International AS Level International History 1871?1945by Phil Wadsworth

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Cambridge International AS Level History is a suite of three books that offer complete coverage of the Cambridge International AS Level History syllabus (code 9389). more...