Books tagged: australia

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Kangaroos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Steve Challis. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This book is about Kangaroos. It describes 12 widely differing species and has general information about the group as a whole. A number of myths are addressed. Illustrated with color pictures.
Black Gold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
With his job under threat from a vindictive boss (his ex-wife's father) Coalmine engineer Mitch Mayne is plunged into the secretive and dangerous world of international terrorism. Hunter Valley Mines are targeted by a group planning to end Australia's geographical isolation from terrorism and 'terrify the nation out of its senses'.
Outback Australia: True Stories - Vol. 1
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Weird, wonderful and funny stories from remote Outback Australia, as told by law enforcers, fishermen, scientists, historians and others.
Sticks and Stones
Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00)
This is a story about how a boy in a small Australian country town who is bullied by his classmates copes with the violence that is directed at him. This story would benefit anyone who is/has been bullied. It would also be useful to study in the classroom in conjunction with an examination of bullying.
Play Cafe
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Jessica is only just one year old and already she has to negotiate the politics of the playground.
Wombat Creek
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 46,500. Language: Australian English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Wombat Creek, set in the heart of lush pastoral country in Western Victoria, Australia, is the journey of two people’s longing to learn from the past and create a better future for themselves, together.
Jerry and the Orange Tree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
"Jerry and the Orange Tree" is a wonderfully written story with many life messages. It teaches children about promises, not giving up, and sticking to plans. It's a true story about a young boy and his relationship with his grandma who lives on the other side of the world. Their relationship is kept alive through a tree that was given to the young boy. Great for all ages.
Sweet Surrender
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies, Fiction » Romance » General
A story of love at first sight and the tangled web it produces in the life of Monica, a Sydney girl, as she has to learn to adjust to the various loves in her life and the unexpected impact they have.
Shute the Messenger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Compelling biography of a remarkable achiever, successful author and aviator Nevil Shute. Fricke interweaves the sweep of 20th Century history with Shute’s life and writing career. A lifelong passion for flying led Shute to fly a tiny plane to Australia where he settled in 1948 His diverse experiences fuelled and inspired his many books including A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
The old trucker
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(3.50)
the old trucker is set in the outback of Australia and is a flash fiction about the last run a truck driver does.