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Being Your Best - Queensland Senior Student Handbook
By Zan Fairweather
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,420. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Katie Paul
Series: Sophie Walker Novellas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction
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?
Asia's World Cup Story
By Aidan Williams
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,710. Language: British English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
A tale of unforgettable highs and more frequent lows, Asia’s World Cup story has been long and difficult. It’s a tale of struggles for recognition, representation and respect at football’s top table. From hapless minnows to shocking the world; for every humbling defeat there’s an extraordinary success. Sometimes controversial, occasionally magnificent, always intriguing: Asia’s World Cup Story.
Courtney Case and the Pobblebonk, Educational Version
By Jeannie Meekins
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction
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
By Jeannie Meekins
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Jeannie Meekins
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: Australian English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Jeannie Meekins
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction
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
Invisible Stains
By Jeannie Frazer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,850. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction
Invisible Stains is a fast paced and gritty psychological drama full of conflict, heartbreak, love and empowerment, that moves from the red dust of outback Australia to the enchanting boulevards of Paris.
Ned Kelly's Son
By Trevor Tucker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,680. Language: Australian English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Dream Write Publishing. Category: Fiction
What are the odds that a chance meeting of like souls in 1958 would result in the resurrection of hidden accounts of a mother and her son, whose amazing lives challenge the legend of Australia’s most iconic bushranger?
Cyber Nightmares: Autonomous Chaos
By Shayne T Wright
Series: Cyber Nightmares, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,800. Language: Australian English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction
A hi-tech cyber criminal group are hijacking autonomous mining infrastructure, in particular the 48,000T Iron Ore trains that snake across the Australian outback. The threat has been analysied, over 80% of exported Iron Ore production is at stake. The world wants steel, the world needs steel! The now infamous Chris Whiteman, and the team at CERT, must attempt to avert a global economic disaster.