|Author:||Emma Carlson Berne|
Helen Keller lived in darkness and silence, but she dazzled the world with her accomplishments. Her powerful story lives on in this remarkable biography by Emma Carlson Berne. Find out about: the illness that destroyed young Helen's sight and hearing; her explosi... read more
Hundreds of goat-lovers and goat-breeders and elderly pioneers have contributed their favourite stories, usually from their childhood days which they spent with their pet goats, working goats and racing goats. This book also unveils a whole social history of regional and outback Queensland.
What if you could see a loved one who has died, not in a future spiritual realm, but here and now, in this lifetime? It is possible, says Carol Bowman, author of "Children's Past Lives" and a pioneer in reincarnation studies. Based on in-depth research and direct obser... read more
Mouse can't sleep at night. He's kept awake by the sounds of people singing, orchestras zinging and ballerinas thudding in dance. He decides there must be more to life, so he sets out to climb the nearest mountain, heedless of the dangers that he may encounter there. Will he reach the top?.
In the universally acclaimed and award-winning The Bottom Billion, Paul Collier reveals that fifty failed states--home to the poorest one billion people on Earth--pose the central challenge of the developing world in the twenty-first century. The book shines much-needed light ... read more
|Reading Level:||From 8 To 12|
|Author:||Adam Jacot de Boinod|
Did you know that people in Indonesia have a word that means 'to take off your clothes in order to dance'? Or how many words the Albanians have for eyebrows and moustaches? Or that the Dutch word for skimming stones is ... read more
This history book offers the chance to read about the wild women, mad monks, naughty knights and crackers kings and queens of the Middle Ages.