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            One Bright Moon

            One Bright Moon (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kwong, Andrew

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            From famine to freedom, how a young boy fled Chairman Mao's China to a new life in Australia Andrew Kwong was only eight when he witnessed his first execution. The desperate scene left him sleepless, anxious and doubtful about his fervour as a revolutionary in Mao's new China. Ye...t he knew if he devoted himself to the Party and its Chairman he would be saved. That's what his teacher told him. Months later, it was his own father on trial. This time the sentence was banishment to a re-education camp, not death. Yet it left the family tainted, despised, and with few means of survival during the terrible years of persecution and famine known as the Great Leap Forward. Escape seemed the only solution, and it would be twelve-year-old Andrew who undertook the perilous journey first. This is the poignant, resonant story of a young boy's awakening - to survival, education, fulfilment, and eventually to a new life of freedom in Australia.
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            ISBN 9781460758625
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World
             

            Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Saad, Layla; Foreword by Diangelo, Robin

            • RRP: $37.99
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            Essential for all people who hold white privilege. This book will open your eyes and change your life.

            ISBN 9781529405095
            Released NZ 31 Jan 2020
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
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            I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

            I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban (Paperback, Young Readers Edition)

            By Yousafzai, Malala; Lamb, Christina

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            The bestselling memoir of NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the school girl who stood up to the Taliban. I AM MALALA inspired the acclaimed new film HE NAMED ME MALALA, directed by Oscar-winner Davis Guggenheim.

            ISBN 9781474602112
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2015
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated
             

            Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Knox, Malcolm

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              5 Nov 20

            Why did the sacking of rugby player Israel Folau over his social media posts become one of the nation's most polarizing controversies? How could one man's religious views activate so many people in modern Australia? And what does the sides people found themselves on tell us about... the kind of country we've become? Starting with this striking incident, triple Walkley Award winning journalist Malcolm Knox paints a vivid portrait of the divisions that underlie our recent history, from marriage equality to the covid lockdown. He shows how free speech has become the new flashpoint of the 'culture wars', and how it remains our deepest national faultline.
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            ISBN 9781760856144
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World

            I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Paperback, Young Readers ed)

            By Yousafzai, Malala; McCormick, Patricia

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            Written by Malala for her peers, this is a brand new look at the girl behind the Nobel Prize-winning icon.

            ISBN 9781780622163
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2015
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

            The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. (Hardback)

            By Joseph, Peniel

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            In this dual biography of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, ... Peniel E. Joseph reveals a nuanced portrait of two men who, despite markedly different backgrounds, inspired and pushed each other throughout their adult lives. This is a ... revisionist biography, not only of Malcol...m and Martin, but also of the movement and era they came to define --
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            ISBN 9781541617865
            Released NZ 9 Jun 2020
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colourblindness

            The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colourblindness (Paperback)

            By Alexander, Michelle

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            Once in a great while a book comes along that radically changes our understanding of a crucial political issue and helps to fuel a social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander offers a stunning account of the rebirth of a caste-like sys...tem in the United States, one that has resulted in millions of African Americans locked behind bars and then relegated to a permanent second-class status, denied the very rights supposedly won in the Civil Rights movement. Challenging the notion that the election of Barack Obama signalled a new era of colourblindness in the United States, The New Jim Crow reveals how racial discrimination was not ended but merely redesigned. By targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of colour, the American criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control, relegating millions to a permanent second-class status even as it formally adheres to the principle of colourblindness. A searing call to action for everyone concerned with social justice, The New Jim Crow is one of the most important books about race in the 21st century.
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            ISBN 9780141990675
            Released NZ 6 Jun 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Do Something: Activism for Everyone

            Do Something: Activism for Everyone (Paperback)

            By Odedra, Kajal

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            A user's guide to Activism by one of the UK's biggest names in grass-roots campaigning shows in a few simple steps how we can all make a difference.

            ISBN 9781529355468
            Released NZ 9 Jul 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World
             

            Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World (Hardback)

            By Saad, Layla; Foreword by Diangelo, Robin

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            A 28-day challenge to combat racism, change the world, and become a good ancestor

            ISBN 9781529405101
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
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            The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
             

            The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X (Hardback)

            By Payne, Les; Payne, Tamara

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            • Pub Date
              5 Jan 21

            An epic biography of Malcolm X finally emerges, drawing on hundreds of hours of the author's interviews, rewriting much of the known narrative. Les Payne, the renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, embarked in 1990 on a nearly thirty-year-long quest to intervie...w anyone he could find who had actually known Malcolm X - all living siblings of the Malcolm Little family, classmates, friends, cellmates, Nation of Islam figures, FBI moles and cops, and political leaders around the world. His goal was ambitious: to transform what would become hundreds of hours of interviews into an unprecedented portrait of Malcolm X, one that would separate fact from fiction. The result is this historic biography that conjures a never-before-seen world of its protagonist, a work whose title is inspired by a phrase Malcolm X used when he saw his followers in Hartford, Connecticut, stir with purpose, as if the dead were truly arising, to overcome the obstacles of racism. Setting Malcolm's life not only within the Nation of Islam but against the larger backdrop of American history, the book traces the life of one of the twentieth century's most politically relevant figures from street criminal to devoted moralist and revolutionary. With a biographer's unwavering determination, Payne corrects the historical record and delivers extraordinary revelations - from the unmasking of the mysterious NOI founder Fard Muhammad, who preceded Elijah Muhammad; to a hair-raising scene, conveyed in cinematic detail, of Malcolm and Minister Jeremiah X Shabazz's 1961 clandestine meeting with the KKK; to a minute-by-minute account of Malcolm X's murder at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem in 1965. Introduced by Payne's daughter and primary researcher, Tamara Payne, who, following her father's death, heroically completed the biography, The Dead Are Arising is a penetrating and riveting work that affirms the centrality of Malcolm X to the African American freedom struggle.
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            ISBN 9780241503034
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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