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Going back where you came from is harder if it's where you already are... Migrants arrive in the Lucky Country from lands their forebears knew for a thousand years. They know where they are and why they’re here and what they face. Then there are their children…born in a country that can't spell their names, and of a heritage that doesn't know they were born. Reminded every day that he doesn't quite belong, and reminding himself where others forget or couldn't care less, second generation Ed Kaspar sets out on a journey to not only be an Australian but to be his country, to “be Australia,” with nineteenth century bush-balladist Henry Lawson as his guide. Determined to “romance the swag,” Ed abandons his career for outback sheep stations. He works his way to an iconic identity while at a crossroads in his life, while his nation is at a crossroads of its own. The chronicle explores the changing face of Australia, and a name among many that it went by, Ed Kaspar. With its small town focus, A Country Of Our Clay nonetheless brings a universality to a narrative with the power to awaken and share wherever anyone needs a place to call home. Published by Light River Books The World’s A Better Place Because We Read Books…Show more
Much of the research literature for BPD is far too technical and mysterious to be useful. And looking for reliable facts on the Internet may be risky since certain pages have helpful information while others provide dangerous advice and misconceptions. If you have BPD, this thoughtful book has just what you need: a simple path chart to help you understand this condition and its recovery.Show more
Much of the research literature for CBT is far too technical and mysterious to be useful. And looking for reliable facts on the Internet may be risky since certain pages have helpful information while others provide dangerous advice and misconceptions. If you have CBT, this thoughtful book has just what you need: a simple path chart to help you understand this condition and its recovery.Show more
New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents a follow up to his award-winning book Bomb: The Race to Build-and Steal-the World's Most Dangerous Weapon, taking listeners on a terrifying journey into the Cold War and our mutual assured destruction. As World War II comes to a close, the United States and the Soviet Union emerge as the two greatest world powers on extreme opposites of the political spectrum. After the United States showed its hand with the atomic bomb in Hiroshima, the Soviets refuse to be left behind. With communism sweeping the globe, the two nations begin a neck-and-neck competition to build even more destructive bombs and conquer the Space Race. In their battle for dominance, spy planes fly above, armed submarines swim deep below, and undercover agents meet in the dead of night. The Cold War game grows more precarious as weapons are pointed towards each other, with fingers literally on the trigger. The decades-long showdown culminates in the Cuban Missile Crisis, the world's close call with the third―and final―world war.Show more
Brought to you by Ladybird. Join our intrepid adventurer Cassandra (and Missy, the smartest bird in the universe) as she embarks on a brand new Ladybird Audio Adventure! On this adventure we're going to meet some of the world's most important inventors! These audiobooks help children learn about their environment on journey of discovery with the narrators Ben Bailey Smith (a.k.a. Doc Brown, rapper, comedian and writer) and Sophie Aldred (best known for her role as Ace in Doctor Who). Ladybird Audio Adventures is an award-winning original series for four to seven-year-olds; a new, entertaining and engaging way for children to learn about the world around them. These are special stories written exclusively for audio with fun sound and musical effects, perfect for listening at home, before bed and on long journeys. Other books in the Ladybird Audio Adventure series include Dinosaur Times, Deep Sea Dive, Outer Space, Amazing Vehicles, The Animal Kingdom, Rainforests, Creepy Crawlies, On the Farm, The Human Body and The Frozen Planet. These Ladybird stories were written by Sidra Ansari. (P) Penguin Audio 2021Show more
Brought to you by Ladybird. A collection of 366 curious questions asked by children from around the world, based on the award-winning podcast by original QI Elf, Molly Oldfield. How much bamboo can a giant panda eat? Do aliens exist? What we would do if we didn't have a prime minister? Why do hammerhead sharks have such strange-shaped heads? Find out the answers to these curious questions and much, much more! Find out why you taste things differently when you have a cold with Michelin star chef, Heston Blumenthal. Learn about everything from how astronauts see in the dark to what the biggest dinosaur was with experts from the Natural History Museum. Whether you listen to a question a day, or dip into it whenever you are feeling curious, this is a book to treasure and share all year round. © Molly Oldfield 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021Show more
Brought to you by Ladybird. A story about dealing with temper tantrums when tiny monsters don't get their way. Welcome to Monster Town! The monsters here are perfectly friendly, but they're not always very well-behaved . . . Jack is sweet and kind most of the time, but throws the BIGGEST tantrums Monster Town has ever seen when he gets upset. Will he ever learn how to keep his temper? With playful characters and reassuring text, this picture book series is perfect for adults and children to enjoy together, and provides practical tips to help manage tricky toddler behaviours. © Louis Growell 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021Show more
From the #1 New York Times bestselling series comes the latest title in the Who HQ Now format for trending topics. It tells the history of a political and social movement that advocates for non-violent civil disobedience and protests against incidents of police brutality--and all racially motivated violence--against Black people. When a Black teenager named Trayvon Martin was senselessly killed in 2012, the African American community called for his murderer to be held accountable. But like many other racially sparked incidents in the past, his killer walked free. People looked for justice and healing in the moment. They turned to social media and a simple yet powerful hashtag emerged, #BlackLivesMatter. The message grew into an international movement and has now become the rallying cry during protests against police brutality and racial acts of violence. The movement gained even more attention and support in 2020 when it called for police reform in the United States after the police-related murder of George Floyd.Show more
Adapted for young readers! Join two-time Women's World Cup champion, Olympic gold medalist, and trailblazing activist Megan Rapinoe in the fight for equality and justice in this middle grade adaptation of her New York Times bestselling memoir, One Life. You know Megan Rapinoe as an international soccer superstar! She's also a fierce activist, boldly speaking out about issues of equality and justice-from LGBTQ rights to the equal pay movement to Black Lives Matter. In this adaptation for middle school readers of her memoir One Life, get to know Megan: from her childhood in a small California town where she learned to play soccer and how to fight for social justice; through high school, college and beyond; to 2016 when she became the first high-profile white athlete to take a knee in support of Colin Kaepernik, and also suing the United States Soccer Federation along with her teammates over gender discrimination. Using stories from her own life and career, Rapinoe discusses the responsibility we have to speak up. In this edition specifically for young readers, she reveals the impact everyone, even kids, can have on their communities and how kids can get involved in making the world a better place.Show more
Three years after being kidnapped as a "live specimen" in a cruel experiment to determine the cause of her deafness, Mary Lambert has grown weary of domestic life on Martha's Vineyard, and even of her once beloved writing. So when an old acquaintance summons her to an isolated manor house outside Boston to teach a young deaf girl to communicate, Mary agrees. But can a child of eight with no prior language be taught? And is Mary up to the task? With newfound purpose, Mary arrives only to discover that there is much more to the girl's story--and the circumstances of her confinement--than she ever could have imagined. Suddenly, teaching her and freeing her from the prison of her isolation, takes on much greater meaning, and peril. Riveting and complex, delicately nuanced and fervently feminist, Set Me Free is a masterful stand-alone companion to Show Me a Sign, and a searing exposé of ableism, racism, and colonialism that will challenge you to think differently about the dignity and capacity within every human being.Show more
During the reign of the New Kingdom of Egypt, the boy pharaoh Tutankhamun ruled and died tragically young. In order to send him on his way into the afterlife, his tomb was filled with every treasure he would need after death. And then, it was lost to time, buried in the sands of the Valley of the Kings. His tomb was also said to be cursed. Centuries later, as Egypt-mania gripped Europe, two Brits -- a rich earl with a habit for gambling and a disreputable, determined archeologist -- worked for years to rediscover and open Tutankhamun's tomb. But once it was uncovered, would ancient powers take their revenge for disturbing and even looting the pharaoh's resting place? What else could explain the mysterious illnesses, accidents, and deaths that began once it was found?Show more
Highlights Listen & Learn! Audio Studies are the perfect tools for educators, parents, and students. With full lessons that present key comprehension skills, an educational audiobook, and multiple-choice questions, these studies help listeners better understand elements such as plot, characterization, vocabulary, and other essential foundational skills. This Highlights Listen & Learn! Audio Study, intended for those in grade five, tells the story of a teenage boy who is inspired by a story his grandparents tell him. As a result, he feels inspired to perform something original at his own school talent show. In addition to the story, this Audio Study provides a full lesson on the importance of characters, how the sequence of events presented in a story can change our perception, and features key vocabulary words. Highlights has always been an essential part of childhood, inspiring memorable experiences for generations of families. Highlights' Fun with a Purpose philosophy has helped children grow to become their best selves-curious, creative, caring, and confident. Listen & Learn! Audio Studies will entertain and engage young children while encouraging literacy, self-confidence, and joyful learning!Show more
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