True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)


"Your Guess is as Good as Mine"

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With illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 59 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Ashley, Bernard
ISBN:  1903015049
Publisher:  Barn Owl Books, London
Date:  2000  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Children's (6-12) True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"Greyfriars Bobby"

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This version of Eleanor Atkinson's novel, for the younger child, tells the story in pictures of the loyalty of the little dog who, so grieved by his master's death, sat day after day by his grave in Edinburgh. With colour illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 24 pages. Size: 144 x 208 mm. Weight: 70g.
Author:  Atkinson, Eleanor Brassey, Richard
ISBN:  1858817544
Publisher:  Orion Publishing Co
Date:  2000  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Children / Juvenile True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"The Last Duel"

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"Reality Check" series; True Stories That Are Stranger Than Fiction! Reading age 8+, interest age 10-12. The exciting history of duelling, and the last duel ever fought in Britain - find out about the men who fought it... the nail-biting nerves... and who walked away alive. A gripping read. With approx 10 b&w illustrations. Paperback, 80 pages. Size: 198 x 130 mm. Weight: 89g.
Author:  Beardsley, Martyn
ISBN:  1842994557
Publisher:  Barrington Stoke Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Children's (6-12) True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"And Nobody Got Hurt"

The World's Weirdest, Wackiest True Sports Stories

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Amazing and bizarre sports stories from award-winning sportscaster Len Berman With illustrations. Paperback, 128 pages. Size: 190 x 133 mm. Weight: 110g.
Author:  Berman, Len
ISBN:  0316010294
Publisher:  Little, Brown & Company
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"And Nobody Got Hurt 2!"

More of the World's Weirdest, Wackiest Most Amazing True Sports Stories

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An Emmy (tm)- Award winning sportscaster returns with more hilarious sports bloopers! With illustrations. Paperback, 128 pages. Size: 190 x 133 mm. Weight: 131g.
Author:  Berman, Len
ISBN:  0316067059
Publisher:  Little, Brown & Company
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Teenage / Young Adult True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"I Have Lived a Thousand Years"

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The author was 13 when the Nazis took Hungary. In intimate and excruciating detail, Livia Bitton-Jackson describes how her young life was transformed by her experiences, from suspension from school to surviving the horrors of Auschwitz. New ed. Paperback, 224 pages. Size: 198 x 130 mm. Weight: 247g.
Author:  Bitton-Jackson, Livia
ISBN:  0743408756
Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Ltd
Date:  2000  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Children / Juvenile True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"Invasion"

The Story of D-Day

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"Sterling Point Books" series; Part of a series which chronicles great characters throughout history up to the present day. With illustrations. Paperback, 176 pages. Size: 210 x 140 mm. Weight: 283g.
Author:  Bliven, Bruce
ISBN:  1402741413
Publisher:  Sterling Juvenile
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Children / Juvenile True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"Kids Like Me"

Young People's Stories of Coming to America

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Consists of profiles of 23 foreign-born adolescents and young adults with a short narrative in the form of an interview or self-description. This illustrated book teaches sensitivity to foreign cultures and the value of diversity to middle school children and older and includes activities, a list of resources, suggested books, and websites. With illustrations. Paperback, 208 pages. Size: 216 x 140 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Blohm, Judee Lapinsky, Terri
ISBN:  193193021X
Publisher:  Nicholas Brealey Publishing Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Teenage / Young Adult True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"Harald Hardnut"

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"Reality Check" series; A great adventure story ideal for classroom use - the Vikings are a popular subject at school. Tried and tested easy-to-read layouts ensure accessibility for all reluctant readers. Reading age: 8+, Interest age: 10-14. With approx 12 b&w illustrations. Paperback, 70 pages. Size: 198 x 130 mm. Weight: 98g.
Author:  Bradman, Tony
ISBN:  1842995359
Publisher:  Barrington Stoke Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Children / Juvenile True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"The First World War"

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"Usborne True Stories" series; Contains stories of heroism, bravery and battling the odds. This title includes maps, line drawings and notes on sources and further reading. With black line drawings. New ed. Paperback, 144 pages. Size: 194 x 152 mm. Weight: 177g.
Author:  Brook, Henry
ISBN:  0746088329
Publisher:  Usborne Publishing Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Children / Juvenile True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"Sea Adventures"

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"Usborne True Stories" series; New edition. With black line drawings. Paperback, 160 pages. Size: 198 x 152 mm. Weight: 163g.
Author:  Brook, Henry
ISBN:  0746093721
Publisher:  Usborne Publishing Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Children / Juvenile True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"The Wild West"

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"Usborne True Stories" series; Contains stories of heroism, bravery and battling the odds. This title also contains maps, line drawings and notes on sources and further reading. With full colour illustrations throughout. Paperback, 160 pages. Size: 196 x 130 mm. Weight: 157g.
Author:  Brook, Henry
ISBN:  0746093748
Publisher:  Usborne Publishing Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Children / Juvenile True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"Amelia Earhart"

Flying Solo

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"Sterling Point Books" series; Part of a series which chronicles great characters throughout history up to the present day. With illustrations, maps. Updated. Paperback, 208 pages. Size: 210 x 140 mm. Weight: 334g.
Author:  Burke, John
ISBN:  1402741405
Publisher:  Sterling Juvenile
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Children / Juvenile True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"The Land of Whizzing Arrows"

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"Reality Check" series; Interest age: 10-14 Reading age: 8+. Reality Check is a series of true stories that are stranger than fiction. With approx 10 b&w illustrations. Paperback, 72 pages. Size: 198 x 130 mm. Weight: 44g.
Author:  Chapman, Simon
ISBN:  1842994689
Publisher:  Barrington Stoke Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Primary & Secondary Education True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

"Mao's Last Dancer"

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Tells the true story of a poor Chinese peasant boy who, plucked unsuspectingly at the age of ten from millions of others across the land to be trained as a ballet dancer, turned the situation to his advantage to become one of the world's greatest ballet stars. With illustrations. Paperback, 352 pages. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Cunxin, Li
ISBN:  0141320869
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Children / Juvenile True Stories (Children's / Young Adult)

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