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A Steminist Force

A valuable resource for promoting girl power and encouraging young girls to explore STEM subjects fearlessly! We are girls as bright as fire! We're a STEMINIST brigade. Leaving blazing trai..

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Against the Odds: The Incredible Struggles of 20 Great Adventurers

FROM THE WINNER OF THE ORDNANCE SURVEY CHILDREN'S TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019. Some of the greatest adventurers of all time have once failed. Many more have had to overcome great hardships to pu..

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Alias Anna: A True Story of Outwitting the Nazis

A Sydney Taylor Book Award 2023 Middle Grade Notable! A Jewish Book Council Award Middle Grade Finalist! The moving true story of how young Ukrainian Jewish piano prodigies Zhanna (alias "..

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Amelia Earhart

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..

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Anna Pavlova

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the true story of Anna Pavlova. Little Anna fell in love with ballet after watching..

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Astrid Lindgren: Volume 35

Little Astrid grew up on an old farm in Sweden. Her childhood was very happy, so happy that she never wanted to grow up. When she was four, her friend Edit read Astrid her first story. Suddenly, the e..

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Beyonce

In this book from the highly acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring life of Beyonce, the chart-topping superstar. Beyonce was quiet as a child but always enjoyed singing an..

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Breaking Through the Clouds:  Sometimes Turbulent Life of Meteorologist Joanne Simpson

When Joanne Simpson (1923-2010) was a girl, she sailed her boat beneath the puffy white clouds of Cape Cod. As a pilot, she flew her plane so high, its wings almost touched them. And when World War II..

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Captain Tom Moore

From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Captain Tom Moore, the veteran who raised over GBP30 million for the NHS during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. ..

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Coco Chanel

In this new 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 wi..

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David Attenborough

Little David grew up in Leicester on the campus of a university, where his father was a professor. As a child, he spent hours in the science library, collating his own specimens and creating a mini an..

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Dear Rebel: 125+ Women Share Their Secrets to Taking on the World

More than 100 extraordinary women share their advice, experiences, and the secrets of their success in their own words More than 125 extraordinary teens and women share their advice, experiences,..

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Evonne Goolagong

Evonne grew up on a hot, dusty farm in Australia. She was the third of eight children, and descendant of the Wiradjuri people, who have lived on the land for more than 60,000 years. Her talent for ten..

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Frida Kahlo

In this new 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 wi..

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Girls Rule: 50 Women Who Changed the World

Girls Rule presents the inspirational biographical stories of 50 incredible women from around the globe. From fierce pirate leaders, warrior queens and spies, to pioneering mountaineers, conservation..

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Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

Award-winning duo Catherine Thimmesh and Melissa Sweet inspire a new generation of innovators in this fascinating celebration of women inventors from diverse backgrounds. For fans of Women Who Dared a..

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Goddesses and Heroines: Meet More Than 80 Legendary Women From Around the World

A beautifully illustrated collection of profiles and stories of women from religion and myth, retold for children Discover the stories of goddesses and other powerful women shared throughout the ..

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This sequel to the sensational New York Times bestseller, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, showcases 100 brand-new bedtime stories of incredible women throughout hi..

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World

A continuation of the New York Times bestselling series, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the li..

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Great Lives in Graphics: Albert Einstein

The Great Lives in Graphics series is a new way of looking at the lives of famous and influential people. It takes the essential dates and achievements of each person's life, mixes them with lesser-kn..

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Greta Thunberg

When young Greta learned of the climate crisis she stopped talking. She couldn't understand why people in power were not doing anything to save our Earth. One day she started striking from school in h..

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Growing Up Powerful: A Guide to Keeping Confident When Your Body Is Changing, Your Mind Is Racing, and the World Is . . . Complicated

The Confidence Code for Girls meets The Care & Keeping of You in this bold, bighearted book about growing up with unshakable confidence. Puberty comes with a lot of changes for girls today. There..

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Harriet Tubman

Little Harriet was born into slavery in Maryland and laboured in the fields from the age of 12. But as an adult, she escaped, freeing herself before returning back to lead hundreds of enslaved African..

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Hedy Lamarr

Young Hedy Lamarr was fascinated with machines. At 5 years old, she would take apart her music box and put it back together to see how it worked. A gifted musician and actress, she soon found fame on ..

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Helen Keller

Little Helen was curious and eager to learn about the world. After contracting an illness during childhood, she became deaf and blind at the age of one and was unable to talk. Helen and her family fou..

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Heroes: How to Turn Inspiration Into Action

The third non fiction children's book from Marcus Rashford and Carl Anka, following You Are a Champion and You Can Do It, full of tips and advice for young kids. Includes profiles of people who h..

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I Will Protect You: A True Story of Twins Who Survived Auschwitz

The illuminating and deeply moving true story of twin sisters who survived Nazi experimentation, against all odds, during the Holocaust. Eva and her identical twin sister, Miriam, had a mos..

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Jane Austen

New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the remarkable life of Jane Austen, the English novelist, in this true story of her life. Little Jane grew up in a big family that loved learnin..

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Jurgen Klopp (Little People; Big Dreams)

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Kylie Minogue

From the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Kylie, the Australian princess of pop! Little Kylie grew up with her parents and he..

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Landlines

Million-copy bestselling author Raynor Winn returns with her third and most ambitious memoir, a chronicle of her journey across Great Britain Raynor knows that her husband Moth's health is declin..

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Lenny Henry: Volume 106

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Sir Lenny Henry, the multi-talented comedian, actor, writer ..

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Leo Messi

In this book from the highly acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Leo Messi, one of the worlds most skilled and celebrated footballers. As a child, Leo developed..

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Lewis Hamilton: Little People Big Dreams

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Lewis Hamilton, Formula One champion. Little Lewis's ch..

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Lift-the-flap Questions and Answers about Jobs

Inspire the next generation with the limitless possibilities of all kinds of jobs. This engaging book takes a fresh look at the changing world of work and helps kids develop a greater understanding..

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Long Walk to Freedom: Illustrated Children's edition

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela is the amazing story of a true hero of our times; his famous biography has been specially adapted for children in a beautiful illustrated picture book format. ..

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Mandela

Great Lives in Graphics: Mandela is a graphic retelling of Mandela's story which gives children a visual snapshot of his life and long fight for freedom, whileeducating them on everything from the his..

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Marcus Rashford: Volume 83

In this book from the highly acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Marcus Rashford, the world-famous footballer and campaigner against child hunger. When Mar..

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Maria Montessori

New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Maria Montessori, the pioneering teacher and researcher. Maria grew up in Italy at a time when girls ..

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Marie Curie

Great Lives in Graphics: Marie Curie is a graphic retelling of Curie's story which gives children a visual snapshot of her life and the world she grew up in, while educating them on everything from ho..

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Marie Curie

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..

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Mary Shelley

New in the critically acclaimed Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Mary Shelley, the English novelist and creator of Frankenstein. When Mary Shelley was a little girl, s..

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Mission: Total Confidence

THE EAGERLY ANTICIPATED FOLLOW-UP TO ANT MIDDLETON'S BESTSELLING MISSION: TOTAL RESILIENCE Ant's warmly written, empowering guide gives readers the tools to realise their potential. It is packed wi..

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Mozart: Volume 105

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Mozart, world-renowned classical musician and composer. Wolf..

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Neil Armstrong

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon. Little Neil'..

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Nelson Mandela

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Nelson Mandela, South Africas first Black president and his ..

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Not Here to Make You Comfortable: 50 Women Who Stand Up, Speak Out, Inspire Change

A collection celebrating boldness, bravery and brilliance. Here are fifty times a woman did something brave. Something disruptive. Something exceptional. We saw them. And we were inspired ..

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Notes to Share: Inspiring Tear-Out Messages for Every Bag, Backpack, and Lunchbox

Here's a great way to brighten your child's day: slip an empowering note into their lunch box, backpack, or sports bag. With Notes to Share, the team behind the New York Times best-selling series..

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Oh Boy: A Storybook of Epic NZ Men

There are many kinds of hero! OH BOY is a striking collection of true stories about amazing New Zealand men who busted stereotypes and broke through obstacles to follow their passion. Heroes can..

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Olive Morris: Volume 102

From the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Olive Morris, the social justice activist and campaigner. Olive was a child when sh..

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Pele

In this book from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Pele, Brazil's all-time King of Football. With a sock full of rags for a ball, Pele honed his sk..

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