In the early 1800s magistrates in the Australian colonies were often frustrated by the language used by reoffending convicts to disguise their crimin... read more

James Henry Vaux's 1819 Dictionary of Criminal Slang and Other Impolite terms as Used by the Convicts of the British Colonies of Australia
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 Aboriginal History

Reading Level:3 Biography

Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the government's White Australia Policy. The loneliness and isolation he experienced during those years had a devastating impact on him ... read more

Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella
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The dramatic story of Mehdi Hasan and Ellen Donnelly, whose marriage convulsed high society in nineteenth-century India and whose notorious trial and fall reverberated throughout the British Empire, setting the benchmark for Victorian scandals... read more

An Appeal to the Ladies of Hyderabad - Scandal in the Raj
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Two hundred women from a variety of backgrounds are asked the same five questions. Their answers are inspiring human stories of success and courage, love and pain, redemption and generosity. From well-known activists, artists, and innovators to ev... read more

200 Women Who Will Change The Way You See The World
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AMBIVALENT CONQUESTS MAYA AND SPANIARD I
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Bridge to the Gods - Tales from Kyushu
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The Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London, embraces over 500 years of British history, more than 60,000 sitters and explores ideas of social change, power and influence. Arguably as powerful and influential as any individual are the heads of state and empire, whose ... read more

Tudors to Windsors
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Awards:Longlisted Miles Franklin 2019

Adam's life has been ruined by war . . . A veteran of the Iraq conflict who has suffered such extensive bodily trauma that he can only really survive by means of a mechanical skeleton.Marianna's has been ruined by men . . . A woman who has had to flee the country after her h... read more

A Stolen Season
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 Aboriginal History

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A collection of stories and essays by the award-winning author of Dark Emu, showcasing his shimmering genius across a lifetime of work. Bruce Pascoe has been described as a 'living national treasure' and his work as 'revelatory'. This volume of his best and ... read more

Salt Selected Essays and Stories
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 Australian History

A contemporary story about a young girl who has grown up in the city and who is to return to Badu Island to stay with her aka (grandmother). It is time for Wandihnu to learn about the customs and culture of her people who come from the Torres Strait. This moralit... read more

Wandihnu and the Old Dugong
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'How good is this book! So much intrigue. So many revelations. Such a brilliant read.’Laurie OakesIn an enthralling sequel to her bestselling The Road to Ruin, Niki Savva reveals the inside story of a bungled c... read more

Plots and Prayers: Malcolm Turnbull’s Demise and Scott Morrison’s Ascension
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 History

Series:Conqueror Ser.
Reading Level:good

The first book in the bestselling Conqueror series featuring Genghis Khan and his descendants. 'I am the land and the bones of the hills. I am the winter.' Temujin, the second son of the khan of the Wolves tribe, was only eleven when his father died in an ambush.His fami... read more

Wolf of the Plains (Conqueror #1)
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