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The Incidental Muslim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The Incidental Muslim is an honest, witty and heartfelt collection of columns and new musings by writer Amal Awad on growing up in Australia as a hybrid identity, with a look at career, life, love, feminism and her love of storytelling (even though Hollywood just can’t get their portrayals of Muslims right).
Arid Lands: Part One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Elizabeth’s family is dying. Not only must they face off with the murdering mutated animals of the wasteland, but they are running out of food, water, and air. She will go to great lengths to protect her sister, Mary, against the harsh world they live in – the roving, raping Arids, the giant snakes, lizards, and birds that’ll slit you open or eat you alive.
Stages | Episode Three
Series: Sophie Walker Novellas. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Sophie leaves Michael and chooses to live on her own, she only has one goal in mind — to sort out how she feels about Michael and James. Trying to soothe her growing sense of loneliness, Sophie throws herself into the world of online dating. Her encounters leave her wondering what kind of relationship she is really looking for and if there is any man out there who can measure up to James.
Naiad
Series: The Narun, Book Two. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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So this is what it feels like, John thought to himself, to crack open the door back to his normal life, the one he had abandoned in his search for Asha. But John Caldor’s life can never return to normal, it is now inextricably linked to the aaranya, the narun of the forest. And though they do not realise it yet, all of them are caught up in something bigger than they can imagine.
Being Your Best - Queensland Senior Student Handbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,420. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Secondary
BEST VIEWED IN PDF FORMAT - Being Your Best - Queensland Senior Student Handbook - is an educational publication written by a Queensland student for Queensland students.
Stages | Episode Four
Series: Sophie Walker Novellas. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
On tour, in a foreign country, Sophie was expecting to live the life of her dreams, but reality crashes in — not just for her, but for those she loves. When she comes back to Sydney, she has some tough decisions to make. Who needs to stay in her life, and who needs to go? What should she do about the things she can’t control? And will she ever find the man of her dreams?
Courtney Case and the Pobblebonk, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hi, I am Courtney Case. I live in Australia. In my spare time, I’m a Private Detective. I’ve got my best friend and trusty sidekick, Laura, and my cat, Maggie. Together, we are the Courtney Case Detective Agency. Sometimes, being a Private Detective is all about discovering the wonders of nature. That’s how it was this time. Join me! Educational Versions include Common Core exercises.
Sir Edmund Barton: Australia's First Prime Minister, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
Sir Edmund Barton was an Australian politician and judge. One of the "Fathers of Federation", he drafted many versions of Australia’s Constitution, inspired the people’s support, and travelled to England to petition Queen Victoria for Australia’s Federation. On January 1, 1901, Australia became a nation, and Barton was sworn in as the first Prime Minister. Read more about this man. Has CCSS tasks.
John Flynn: The Man Who Created Australia's "Mantle of Safety", Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: Australian English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
John Flynn was a man with a dream. The outback of Australia was a land of adventure. It was also a land of isolation and danger. Flynn wanted to create a “mantle of safety” across the outback. He set up hospitals, hostels, nursing homes and welfare centres, and created the world’s first aerial medical service – the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Read about him in this 15-Minute book. Hass CCSS tasks
Mary MacKillop: Australia's First Saint, Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religious / Christian / Biography & Autobiography
Mary MacKillop devoted her life to educating poor children. With the help of Father Woods, she established her own religious Order, the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. She set up over 100 schools, educated 12,000 children, and received approval from the Pope for her Order. Find out more about the woman who became Australia's first saint int his 15-minute bio. Includes Common Core exercis