It is 1915. War is being fought on a horrific scale in the trenches of France, but it might as well be a world away from sixteen–year–old New Zealander Midge Macpherson, at school in England learning to be a young lady. But the war is coming closer: Midge's brothers are in the army, and her twin, Tim, is listed as 'missing' in the devastating defeat of the Anzac forces at Gallipoli ..
Voyages That Changed The World- 'Great Voyages' tells, chronologically, the stories of the most momentous sea voyages in history and, in so doing, provides an intriguing look at the exploration and unveiling of our world.
Brought up as female for 15 years, Jon can remember feeling different from other girls since he was only 5 years old. But it will take years of depression, incessant bullying, self-harm and isolation before he discovers why. When Jon eventually confides to his mother that he feels like a boy, Luisa commits herself unconditionally to helping her child. For Jon, the changes that follow are his path to happiness. But for Luisa, this means coming to terms with the enormous loss of her…
My Australian Story: Refugee by Alan Sunderland. The story of a 14-year-old's struggle to find freedom and a new start for himself and his family deftly explores the often controversial issues surrounding Australia’s treatment of refugees.
Afghani. From Kinglake to Kabul. In this collection of young people's writing, students from two vastly different countries share their stories of resilience, courage and hope. In doing so they illustrate the remarkable healing quality of words and illuminate what connects us as humans.