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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 57 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Rebels by Adam and Lisa Murphy
    Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Rebels - by Adam and Lisa Murphy

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788450928 | ISBN 10: 1788450922

    Adam himself interviews the dead famous who made names for themselves in history by fighting against injustice – including Gandhi, George Washington, Mary Wollstonecraft and William Wallace.   Discover the life stories of righteous rebels †... more

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  • Cover image of book Lightning Mary by Anthea Simmons
    Lightning Mary - by Anthea Simmons

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783448296 | ISBN 10: 1783448296

    Ordinary is what most people are and I am not. I am not ordinary at all. I am a scientist.   One stormy night, a group of villagers are struck by lightning. The only survivor is a baby - Mary Anning. From that moment on, a spark is lit within ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Feminist Picture Book by Yelena Moroz Alpert, Lydia Ortiz and Patrick Rafanan
    Little Feminist Picture Book - by Yelena Moroz Alpert, Lydia Ortiz and Patrick Rafanan

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780735361034 | ISBN 10: 0735361037

    Celebrate 25 amazing women throughout history with Mudpuppy's Little Feminist Picture Book.   With easy to process words by Yelena Moroz Alpert and colorful illustrations by Lydia Ortiz and Patrick Rafanan, this book is the perfect way to int ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brilliant Women: Incredible Sporting Champions by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw
    Brilliant Women: Incredible Sporting Champions - by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781526304704 | ISBN 10: 1526304708

    In Incredible Sporting Champions, you will meet just a few of the incredibly talented, dedicated and brave women who have refused to let people decide for them what they are capable of achieving. Travel back to meet Babe Didrikson Zaharias, who singl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories for South Asian Supergirls by Raj Kaur Khaira
    Stories for South Asian Supergirls - by Raj Kaur Khaira

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911271222 | ISBN 10: 1911271229

    50 fascinating stories to inspire the next generation of South Asian Super Women. 100% of author’s share of proceeds from book sales will be donated to charity.  Through the fascinating stories of 50 women from Afghanistan, Pakistan, India ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boy Oh Boy by Cliff Leak
    Boy Oh Boy - by Cliff Leak

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786033291 | ISBN 10: 1786033291

    From boys to men, be inspired by 30 coming-of-age stories of sportsmen, artists, politicians, educators and scientists.   Meet 30 positive male role models from throughout history. From activists like Mahatma Gandhi and Frederick Douglass to c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai by Hiba Noor Khan, illustrated by Rita Petruccioli
    The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai - by Hiba Noor Khan, illustrated by Rita Petruccioli

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241372753 | ISBN 10: 0241372755

    Malala Yousafzai is: A student A campaigner An inspiration Malala is known across the world for her bravery, resilience and hope in the face of terrifying adversity. From playing in the Swat Valley in Pakistan to making speeches at the U ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Female Pilot by Matthew Clark Smith, illustrated by Matt Tavares
    Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Female Pilot - by Matthew Clark Smith, illustrated by Matt Tavares

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406386257 | ISBN 10: 1406386251

    Take to the skies with the beautifully told tale of Sophie Blanchard – a woman meant for the air – as she discovers the incomparable sensation of flight.  Behold the story of Sophie Blanchard, an extraordinary woman who is largely forgott ... more

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  • Cover image of book Emmeline Pankhurst by Haydn Kaye, illustrated by Michael Cotton-Russell
    Emmeline Pankhurst - by Haydn Kaye, illustrated by Michael Cotton-Russell

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910989616 | ISBN 10: 1910989614

    True life stories of the most amazing people EVER!   Meet EMMELINE PANKHURST, the feisty campaigner who fought a tough battle to win the vote for British women - and inspired thousands of others all over the world.   Find out:   - Why ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little People, Big Dreams: Harriet Tubman by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illustrated by Pili Aguado
    Little People, Big Dreams: Harriet Tubman - by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illustrated by Pili Aguado

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786032898 | ISBN 10: 1786032899

    New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad conductor who 'never lost a single passenger.'   Little Harriet was born into slavery on a plantation i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World by Vashti Harrison
    Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World - by Vashti Harrison

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241346877 | ISBN 10: 0241346878

    Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world.  Did you know that WIFI was invented by a glamorous Hollywood star? Or that the first computer programmer was a woman born in 1816?   These amazing little l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls
    Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls' Rights - by Malala Yousafzai

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526361592 | ISBN 10: 1526361590

    The extraordinary true story of a young girl's courage in the face of violence and extremism, and an incredible testament to what can be achieved when we stand up for what we believe in.   This illustrated adaptation of Nobel Peace Prize winner Ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Guys: 50 Heroes Who Changed the World with Kindness by Rob Kemp, illustrated by Paul Blow
    The Good Guys: 50 Heroes Who Changed the World with Kindness - by Rob Kemp, illustrated by Paul Blow

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526361448 | ISBN 10: 1526361442

    A gloriously illustrated celebration of men who have changed the world with kindness and compassion.   A life-changing book that shows kids it's cool to be kind.   A gloriously illustrated celebration of heroes who have changed the worl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little People, Big Dreams: Georgia O
    Little People, Big Dreams: Georgia O'Keeffe - by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illustrated by Erica Salcedo

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786031211 | ISBN 10: 1786031213

    New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's greatest artists, in this true story of a talented painter who broke boundaries.   As a child, little Georgia viewed the world dif ... more

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  • Cover image of book Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present by Jamia Wilson, illustrated by Andrea Pippins
    Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present - by Jamia Wilson, illustrated by Andrea Pippins

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786030887 | ISBN 10: 1786030888

    Meet 52 icons of color from the past and present in this celebration of inspirational achievement — a collection of stories about changemakers to encourage, inspire and empower the next generation of changemakers.   Jamia Wilson has carefully c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter
    Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different - by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter

    £17.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787471986 | ISBN 10: 1787471985

    A beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess. "This book can save lives. This book can change lives. This book can help to bring forth another generati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fantastically Great Women Who Made History by Kate Pankhurst
    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History - by Kate Pankhurst

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408878903 | ISBN 10: 1408878909

    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst's hugely successful, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, number one best-selling children's non-fiction title in the UK market in 2017. Thi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fact Cat: Mary Seacole by Izzi Howell
    Fact Cat: Mary Seacole - by Izzi Howell

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526303677 | ISBN 10: 1526303671

    A charming introduction to key curriculum topics for young children.   Find out about the life of Mary Seacole. Read about her childhood and discover how she learned about herbal medicines. Learn about her hotel and shop and find out how she h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Canary Across the Mersey by Dr Michael Boyle, illustrated by Ian Wright Creative
    Canary Across the Mersey - by Dr Michael Boyle, illustrated by Ian Wright Creative

    £5.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781999939502 | ISBN 10: 1999939506

    Canary Across the Mersey is a children's book that tells the true story of a Liverpool boy. The book was written by Dr Michael Boyle with illustrations by Ian Wright Creative.   The story is about a young boy called Michael who enjoyed everyth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little People, Big Dreams: Rosa Parks by Lisbeth Kaiser, illustrated by Marta Antelo
    Little People, Big Dreams: Rosa Parks - by Lisbeth Kaiser, illustrated by Marta Antelo

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786030177 | ISBN 10: 1786030179

    New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Rosa Parks, 'The Mother of the Freedom Movement', in this inspiring story.   In this true story of an inspiring civil rights activist, Rosa Parks grew up during seg ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, The First Woman Pilot by Matthew Clark Smith, illustrated by Matt Tavares
    Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, The First Woman Pilot - by Matthew Clark Smith, illustrated by Matt Tavares

    £11.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780763677329 | ISBN 10: 0763677329

    Behold the story of Sophie Blanchard, an extraordinary woman who is largely forgotten despite her claim to being the very first female pilot in history.   In eighteenth-century France, “balloonomania” has fiercely gripped the nation... bu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo
    Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls - by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

    £17.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141986005 | ISBN 10: 014198600x

    THE SENSATIONAL NO.1 BESTSELLER   What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the ki ... more

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  • Cover image of book For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai
    For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story - by Rebecca Langston-George, illustrated by Janna Bock

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781491465561 | ISBN 10: 1491465565

    She grew up in a world where women were supposed to be quiet. But Malala Yousafzai refused to be silent. Discover Malala's story through this powerful narrative telling, and come to see how one brave girl named Malala changed the world. ... more

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  • Cover image of book 100 Women Who Made History: Meet the Women Who Changed the World by Dorling Kindersley
    100 Women Who Made History: Meet the Women Who Changed the World - by Dorling Kindersley

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241257241 | ISBN 10: 0241257247

    If you thought that it was a man's world, think again! 100 Women Who Made History is the exciting story of the women who changed the world, from Anne Frank to J.K. Rowling.   Meet the most talented and famous women in history, from politics, scien ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little People, Big Dreams: Maya Angelou by Lisbeth Kaiser, illustrated by Leire Salaberria
    Little People, Big Dreams: Maya Angelou - by Lisbeth Kaiser, illustrated by Leire Salaberria

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847808905 | ISBN 10: 1847808905

    In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream.  The book fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Boris Kulikov
    Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille - by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Boris Kulikov

    £17.50   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780449813379 | ISBN 10: 0449813371

    **Winner of a Schneider Family Book Award!**   Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read.   E ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Heroines: Tales of History
    The Book of Heroines: Tales of History's Gutsiest Gals - by Stephanie Warren Drimmer

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781426325571 | ISBN 10: 1426325576

    Everybody needs a role model. Discover true stories of superstars, war heroes, world leaders, gutsy gals, and everyday women who changed the world.   From Sacagawea to Mother Teresa, Annie Oakley to Malala Yousafzai, these famous women hiked u ... more

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  • Cover image of book History VIPs: Emmeline Pankhurst by Kay Barnham
    History VIPs: Emmeline Pankhurst - by Kay Barnham

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750299404 | ISBN 10: 0750299401

    Bring the 'dead famous' back to life! Discover exceptional figures from British history, and explore the society in which they lived.   Votes for Women! This biography tells the story of Emmeline Pankhurst, from her early campaigns for the rig ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted a Million Trees by Franck PrĂ©vot, illustrated by AurĂ©lia Fronty
    Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted a Million Trees - by Franck Prévot, illustrated by Aurélia Fronty

    £13.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781580896269 | ISBN 10: 158089626x

    A tree is worth more than its wood.   Wangari Maathai said, “Trees are living symbols of peace and hope.” The trees that she and her Green Belt Movement planted are more than symbols, they are the result of the hard work of the women she e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coming to England by Floella Benjamin
    Coming to England - by Floella Benjamin

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509835485 | ISBN 10: 1509835482

    A twentieth-anniversary edition of Floella Benjamin's classic memoir. Includes a new foreword by the author and some additional historical information. Beautifully illustrated by Michael Frith.   Floella Benjamin was just a young girl when she ... more

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  • Cover image of book Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, illustrated by Claudia Dávilla
    Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War - by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, illustrated by Claudia Dávilla

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781445145655 | ISBN 10: 1445145650

    If there was ever a book to make you sit up and pay attention, then Child Soldier is it.   Michel Chikwanine was only five-years-old when he was abducted from outside his school by rebel soldiers in The Democratic Republic of Congo. Child Soldier ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gandhi for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities by Ellen Mahoney
    Gandhi for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities - by Ellen Mahoney

    £15.50   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781613731222 | ISBN 10: 1613731221

    With his wire-rimmed glasses, homespun cloths, and walking stick, Mohandas Gandhi is an international symbol of nonviolence, freedom, simplicity, and peace. Tracing Gandhi's evolution from a shy boy in India to a courageous, world-traveling spiritual ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inspirational Lives: Nelson Mandela by Kay Barnham
    Inspirational Lives: Nelson Mandela - by Kay Barnham

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750293112 | ISBN 10: 075029311x

    Each book in this series is an individual biography of a person who is remarkable for their achievements and contribution to their time and industry.  The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. Each book looks at the backgro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst
    Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World - by Kate Pankhurst

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408876985 | ISBN 10: 1408876981

    Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world.   Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the world we live i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Real-life Stories: Malorie Blackman by Sarah Eason
    Real-life Stories: Malorie Blackman - by Sarah Eason

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750290456 | ISBN 10: 0750290455

    Dip into the lives of today's celebrities and take a look at their rise to fame, what their daily life is like, and how they inspire young people.   Malorie Blackman is one of the most successful and prolific children's authors writing today. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Emmanuel
    Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story Of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah - by Laurie Ann Thompson, illustrated by Sean Qualls

    £13.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780449817445 | ISBN 10: 044981744x

    Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah’s inspiring true story — which was turned into a film, Emmanuel’s Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey — is nothing short of remarkable.   Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hidden: True Stories of Children Who Survived World War II by Marcel Prins and Peter Henk Steenhuis
    Hidden: True Stories of Children Who Survived World War II - by Marcel Prins and Peter Henk Steenhuis

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781407149042 | ISBN 10: 1407149040

    Holocaust tales of children who hid to stay alive, collected by a top filmmaker and journalist.   It’s hard to get your head around, but Anne Frank was one of thousands. Now fourteen more Holocaust tales are finally told. How many children were hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Through My Eyes: Naveed by John Heffernan, edited by Lyn White
    Through My Eyes: Naveed - by John Heffernan, edited by Lyn White

    £5.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781743312483 | ISBN 10: 1743312482

    A heartfelt story of a teenage boy living in the conflict zone of Afghanistan.   The explosion jolts him awake. He sits up, gasping for air, heart thumping.   Was the blast real? Perhaps it had only happened in his head, a bad dream. Demons of ... more

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  • Cover image of book DK Eyewitness: Gandhi by DK Publishing
    DK Eyewitness: Gandhi - by DK Publishing

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781409370581 | ISBN 10: 1409370585

    DK Eyewitness Gandhi is a spectacular and informative guide to one of history's most complex and revered personalities. Striking photographs offer you a unique view of Mahatma Gandhi's legacy, tracing his life from his early childhood to his assassin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible... on Schindler
    The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible... on Schindler's List - by Leon Leyson, with Marilyn J. Harran and Elizabeth B. Leyson

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781471119682 | ISBN 10: 1471119688

    Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. With incredible luck, perseverance and grit, Leyson was able to survive the sadism of the Nazis, including ... more

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  • Cover image of book Real Lives: Harriet Tubman by Deborah Chancellor
    Real Lives: Harriet Tubman - by Deborah Chancellor

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781408178393 | ISBN 10: 1408178397

    The amazing story of Harriet Tubman.  Born a slave in the Deep South of the US, she escaped via the Underground Railroad to the north, then went back and helped some 70 more slaves to escape, at great personal risk. She worked as a nurse for the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson
    Nelson Mandela - by Kadir Nelson

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780062246363 | ISBN 10: 0062246364

    One day when Nelson Mandela was nine years old, his father died and he was sent from his village to a school far away from home, to another part of South Africa. In Johannesburg, the country's capital, Mandela saw fellow Africans who were poor and po ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Life of Stephen Lawrence by Verna Allette Wilkins
    The Life of Stephen Lawrence - by Verna Allette Wilkins

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781848531055 | ISBN 10: 1848531052

    Stephen Lawrence was a bright, athletic, young man with high hopes for the future. He lived in south-east London with his parents, younger brother and younger sister. On 22 April 1993, he was brutally murdered while he was waiting for the bus. He was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fantastic Mr Dahl by Michael Rosen
    Fantastic Mr Dahl - by Michael Rosen

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141322131 | ISBN 10: 0141322136

    Life story of Roald Dahl, World's No.1 storyteller, creator of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, Matilda, The BFG, James and the Giant Peach and many more, brought to life by Michael Rosen - author, poet and former Children's Laure ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sadako
    Sadako's Cranes - by Judith Loske

    £12.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9789881512604 | ISBN 10: 9881512603

    A true story about grief, hope and the dark side of nuclear power.   • Beautifully retold and illustrated by Judith Loske   • Even today, children from all over the world fold paper cranes as a sign of peace and hope and send them to Hiroshima ... more

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  • Cover image of book Benjamin Zephaniah: My Story by Benjamin Zephaniah, illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
    Benjamin Zephaniah: My Story - by Benjamin Zephaniah, illustrated by Victor Ambrus.

    £6.60   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007336456 | ISBN 10: 0007336454

    Find out what it's like to be a famous poet, author and performer in this autobiography by Benjamin Zephaniah.  Learn what it was like growing up in a house of seven children, meeting Nelson Mandela and how he sets about writing poetry, all ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Bejing by Clare Farrow and Guo Yue, illustrated by Helen Cann
    Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Bejing - by Clare Farrow and Guo Yue, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846865381 | ISBN 10: 1846865387

    Experience this coming-of-age tale that brings to life the time of the Cultural Revolution. A young boy growing up in the hutongs of China discovers the heartache of loving and having to let go when he captures a bird, only to discover that she will ... more

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  • Cover image of book How We are Smart by W. Nikola-Lisa, illustrated by Sean Qualls
    How We are Smart - by W. Nikola-Lisa, illustrated by Sean Qualls

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781600604447 | ISBN 10: 1600604447

    Musician Tito Puente. Ballerina Maria Tallchief. Explorer Matthew Henson. Congresswoman Patsy Mink. These are some of the people profiled in this book. They are well known for different reasons, but they also have something in common. They were all s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paul Robeson by Eloise Greenfiled, illustrated by George Ford
    Paul Robeson - by Eloise Greenfiled, illustrated by George Ford

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781600602627 | ISBN 10: 1600602622

    Paul Robeson, born in 1898 and the son of a pastor, learned from his father to love written and spoken words, to be proud of being black, and to stand up for what he believed was right. These were the things that guided Paul throughout his life. &n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girls are Best by Sandi Toksvig
    Girls are Best - by Sandi Toksvig

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781862304291 | ISBN 10: 1862304297

    For as long as history has been recorded, girls haven't had much of a look in amongst all the great men we remember. But that doesn't mean they weren't there. And it doesn't mean that they didn't achieve great things, come up with wonderful invention ... more

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  • Cover image of book Totally Jacqueline Wilson by Jacqueline Wilson and Nick Sharratt
    Totally Jacqueline Wilson - by Jacqueline Wilson and Nick Sharratt

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780552559683 | ISBN 10: 0552559687

    A lavish, full-colour extravaganza! Filled with pieces about Jacky's books, quizzes, ideas for parties, hobbies and games - and fantastic new stories from Jacqueline too. Also features a What Happened Next page, an article on how to get Jacqueline's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Akira to Zoltán: Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy
    Akira to Zoltán: Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World - by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781570915802 | ISBN 10: 1570915806

    A companion to Amelia to Zora, Akira to Zoltán features 26 contemporary men. Diverse in occupation as well as ethnic, religious, and national backgrounds, the book showcases positive role models for kids.  Each biography offers a childhood anecd ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr
    When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit - by Judith Kerr

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007274772 | ISBN 10: 0007274777

    Partly autobiographical, this is first of the internationally acclaimed trilogy by Judith Kerr telling the unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany at the start of the Second World War.  Suppose your country began to change. S ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jacky Daydream: Jacqueline Wilson - The Story of her Childhood by Jacqueline Wilson with Nick Sharratt
    Jacky Daydream: Jacqueline Wilson - The Story of her Childhood - by Jacqueline Wilson with Nick Sharratt

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780440867203 | ISBN 10: 0440867207

    Everybody knows Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson’s best-loved character. But what do they know about Jacqueline herself? In this fascinating book, discover...   ...how Jacky played with paper dolls like April in DustbinBaby.  ...how she dealt wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book War Boy: A Wartime Childhood by Michael Foreman
    War Boy: A Wartime Childhood - by Michael Foreman

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843650874 | ISBN 10: 1843650878

    'I woke up when the bomb came through the roof. It came through at an angle, overflew my bed by inches, bounced up over my mother's bed, hit the mirror, dropped into the grate and exploded up the chimney.'   The Second World War is an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Extraordinary Women Explorers by Frances Rooney
    Extraordinary Women Explorers - by Frances Rooney

    £5.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781896764986 | ISBN 10: 1896764983

    Extraordinary Women Explorers takes the reader across tens of thousands of miles over four continents, up to the top of the world, and through the extraordinary lives of 12 women. Their stories begin with Sacagawea, guide to the Lewis and Clark exped ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Story of Anne Frank by Jim Pipe
    The Story of Anne Frank - by Jim Pipe

    £5.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781846960017 | ISBN 10: 1846960010

    In this graphic novel the famous story of one young Jewish girl’s experience of the Holocaust is brought to life. Anne Frank’s early life is happy and comfortable, but in 1930s Europe, Germany’s political and economical problems lead to the rise of t ... more

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