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            Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different

            Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different (Hardback)

            By Brooks, Ben; Illustrated by Winter, Quinton

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            A beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess.

            ISBN 9781787471986
            Released NZ 10 Apr 2018
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Gender and Well-being
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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
            Interest Age General Audience
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            How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - The short essay that helped change the Covid-19 debate

            How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - The short essay that helped change the Covid-19 debate (Paperback)

            By Giordano, Paolo; Translated by Valente, Alex

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            Why contagion matters: a rallying cry for a new form of global solidarity in the wake of the CoV epidemic.

            ISBN 9781474619288
            Released NZ 16 Apr 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Wild Silence
             

            The Wild Silence (Hardback)

            By Winn, Raynor

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            • Pub Date
              15 Sep 20

            Following the hugely successful Sunday Times Bestseller, Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize nominee and Costa shortlisted, The Salt Path, Raynor Winn returns with her second brilliant book. This time the narrative explores the difficulties surrounding the return to mainstream life... after a period of homelessness. Recovering self-esteem and trust, in herself and in others, is harder than she expected. Raynor and her husband Moth continue to face his debilitating illness, until an incredible gesture by someone who read The Salt Path changes everything. This book is about readjusting to life after homelessness, but also about recovering trust and self-belief after a traumatic event - feelings that can translate to many episodes in the life of any of us.
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            ISBN 9780241401460
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Sounds Happy: My life based in the Marlborough Sounds
             

            Sounds Happy: My life based in the Marlborough Sounds (Paperback)

            By Sygrove, Martin

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            This account of 'commune' lifestyle in the 70's is candid and personal, hilarious and poignant. It is also a chronicle of love and marriage, heartache and loss, of spirituality and self-discovery.

            ISBN 9780473503857
            Published NZ 4 Dec 2019
            Publisher The Copy Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

            War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line (Paperback)

            By Nott, David

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            The gripping true story of a front-line trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones.

            ISBN 9781509837052
            Released NZ 14 Jan 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Hidden Valley Road

            Hidden Valley Road (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Digital original)

            By Kolker, Robert

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            The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.

            ISBN 9781787473812
            Released NZ 14 Apr 2020
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
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            Educated: The international bestselling memoir

            Educated: The international bestselling memoir (Paperback)

            By Westover, Tara

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            'A memoir to stand alongside classics by the likes of Jeanette Winterson and Lorna Sage ... a compelling and ultimately joyous account of self-determination' Sunday TimesTara Westover grew up preparing for the End of Days, watching for the sun to darken, for the moon to drip as i...f with blood.
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            ISBN 9780099511021
            Released NZ 19 Nov 2018
            Publisher Cornerstone
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            The School of Restoration: The Story of One Ugandan Woman Who Has Given Hope to Hundreds of Female Survivors of War and Violence

            The School of Restoration: The Story of One Ugandan Woman Who Has Given Hope to Hundreds of Female Survivors of War and Violence (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Achan, Alice; Tyndale, Philippa

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            Alice Achan was only twelve years old when the Lord's Resistance Army began to terrorise her peaceful village in northern Uganda. She spent five years on the run from the brutalities of the LRA, and then became the caretaker of her brother's young children after their mother died... of HIV/Aids. When her nieces were diagnosed with HIV/Aids Alice knew it was only a matter of time until it killed them, but she looked after them until the end. Their deaths plunged her into depression, which only began to lift after she took a teenage girl under her wing, who'd been kidnapped and raped by the LRA, and now had a baby by her rapists. Spurred on by her friend's plight, Alice established an organisation called CCF Pader to house and nurture young female victims of the sexual violence that was such a brutal trademark of the LRA's campaign. Out of this was to rise The Pader Girl's Academy - nicknamed 'the School of Restoration'. It has now helped hundreds of young girls, many of whom were left with babies and often HIV as a consequence of their rape and sexual enslavement. These were girls, women and children that no one wanted, yet whose humanity and potential Alice recognised. The School of Restoration teaches them skills to help them find work, educates them in the care and rearing of healthy children, and above all gives them back their identity and dignity. It is a profound and meaningful response to the outrage of sexual violence used as a weapon of war, and a beacon of light in the broader campaign of educating girls as a means of fighting poverty and raising living standards across Africa. Written in Alice's powerful yet understated voice, The School of Restoration is a compelling story about hope, forgiveness, redemption, and the human capacity to survive and even thrive against the backdrop of war and chaos.
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            ISBN 9781760875121
            Published NZ 17 Mar 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Life in a Box: Traveller. Antiques Dealer. Mother. Model. Iconoclast.

            Life in a Box: Traveller. Antiques Dealer. Mother. Model. Iconoclast. (Hardback)

            By Adams, Sarah Jane

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            Treasures and mementos from the estate of Sarah Jane Adams Auction catalogues can reveal a lot about a person - their lives, loves and style. Sarah Jane Adams, a jewellery & antiques dealer who became an international model and Instagram sensation overnight in her 60s, tells her ...story through a lifetime's collection of rare pieces, valuable jewellery and worthless objects, as well as personal photographs and effects from her 'estate'. Told with wit, pathos and charm. Life In A Box illustrates how style is always deeply personal to the wearer, laden with rich meaning and adventure and above all, redolent of our stories.
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            ISBN 9781760524951
            Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Murdoch Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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