Books tagged: outback

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Beneath An Outback Sky
Series: Nash Family. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What happens when romance bursts into your life but you don't want it? Sophie Nash has seen personal loss devastate her family and doesn't have time for love. Geologist Charlie Kendall is a country boy at heart and dreams of escaping the city. Trouble is, like a boomerang, Charlie keeps returning. What's a woman to do?
An Alien in an Alien Land
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: Australian English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
It is the summer of 1978. Prosper is travelling alone through the remote Nullarbor Plain. As a young, female cadet-reporter for a small newspaper, The Perth Observer, she dreams of bigger things. She is searching for the 'elusive exclusive' that will help her career take off. Her dream is about to come true - an armoured alien creature, hell bent on sticking probes into her eyes...(AU English)
Wake Up Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Wake Up Time is the, often very graphic and anecdotal, story of a personal journey through remote areas of Australia’s Outback. In addition it offers an analysis of the confronting, sad, scary and puzzling situations of Indigenous Australians in remote communities. It seeks answers to the question why billions of dollars have not solved this humanitarian problem.
Dangerous Neighbours
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,250. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Jock Macdonald and his team fight to save Australia from invasion.
Six Souls, Two Jeeps and an Aussie Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: Australian English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Student Scribbler. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
For city folk looking to give their spotless four wheel drives a bit of a workout, there are few greater challenges than the ‘Australian Inland Loop’. Along with four friends, Brian and Joy Grant set out to explore this 5,000 km circuitous route. These are some of the roughest tracks you’ll ever find in Australia and it’s not for the faint hearted, but the rewards are beyond belief.
My Story
Price: Free! Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is my life story beginning from 1920 before I was born to the present 2014. Growing up in isolation as a child, battles to become integrated into ordinary society.
The Jack Chambers Adventures - The Book of Legends
Price: Free! Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
Jack Chambers loves to listen to his Grandads old war stories. He wishes that he could go on exciting adventures of his own. Then one day his Grandad reveals to him an ancient book hidden in an old treasure chest. Soon after Jack is whisked away on a dangerous quest and he has to overcome his fears as he faces the greatest adventure of his life.
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
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
Parasite
Price: Free! Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
An abandoned lab facility reveals evidence of a man-made biological weapon--a flesh eating parasite. The parasite has inhabited a pack of wild dingoes and threatens to destroy the Australian population unless a young married couple and their guide can find and destroy the infected animals.