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True stories (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from True stories (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the True stories (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great True stories (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey

Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey

Author: Magdalena Newman Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/02/2020

In this uplifting and humorous memoir that includes black-and-white comic illustrations, mother and son tell the story of his growing up - from facing sixty-seven surgeries before the age of fifteen, to making friends, moving across the country, and persevering through hardships. How they tackle extraordinary circumstances with love and resilience is a true testament to Magda and Nathaniel's family, and to families everywhere who quietly but courageously persist.

Trailblazers: Beyonce

Trailblazers: Beyonce

Author: Ebony Joy Wilkins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

Be inspired by the lives of trailblazers past and present in this fun and factual biography series! How did Beyonce find her voice and become an international superstar? As a child, she may have been shy in the classroom, but when Beyonce stepped out on stage she transformed into a powerful performer. After singing and dancing in local talent shows, Beyonce went on to front best-selling girl band Destiny's Child, before setting out on a solo career that has inspired and empowered millions of people around the world. Singer, songwriter, record producer, activist and icon - discover the extraordinary story of Beyonce's rise to fame! TRAILBLAZERS biographies are packed with little-known trivia, fascinating facts and lively illustrations.

The Life of Anne Frank

The Life of Anne Frank

Author: Kay Woodward Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 09/01/2020

On the 75th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust, discover the inspirational biography of Anne Frank - the girl who refused to give up hope, even in the darkest of times. In 1942, Anne Frank was given the gift of a red-and-white checked diary for her thirteenth birthday. Nearly one month later Anne and her family went into hiding to escape the persecution of the Nazis, and so the diary of her life in hiding began. In this book, children can learn what life was like in the Secret Annex set to the background of tense radio news reports and constant fear of the ongoing war, as well as reading about Anne's thoughts, hopes and dreams of a better future. Packaged in a beautiful slipcase and featuring a red-and-white checked folder of additional content to personalise, including maps, recipes, drawings, letters to the future, story prompts, and much more. Readers can discover more about Anne, the Holocaust, and be inspired to keep their own diary.

The Blanket Thief

The Blanket Thief

Author: Lori Anne Dryer, Mannat Kaur Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2020

This is a true story about a lovable dog named Heidi who eventually learns to snug in under and share blankets, which turns out to be even more fun than stealing them away.

Blitz

Blitz

Author: Vince Cross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2020

My Story: Blitz is a thrilling wartime tale about two siblings evacuated to Wales. It's 1940, and with London under fire Edie and her little brother are evacuated to Wales. Miles from home and missing her family, Edie is determined to be strong, but when life in the countryside proves tougher than in the capital she is torn between obeying her parents and protecting her brother. Experience history first-hand with My Story in this all-new look!

The Magician of Auschwitz

The Magician of Auschwitz

Author: Kathy Kacer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2019

Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code

Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code

Author: Rebel Girls Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business

Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business

Author: Rebel Girls Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

True Stories of Heroes

True Stories of Heroes

Author: Paul Dowswell Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2019

Anyone can be a hero - from a housewife turned spy, to a six-year-old schoolgirl defying racism. Read the inspiring stories of people whose incredible bravery helped them stand up for what they thought was right. This collection of true stories is part of the popular Usborne Young Reading series, ideal for newly independent readers.

Rescue

Rescue

Author: David (Author) Long Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Astonishing real-life rescue missions from on, under and above the earth from the award-winning team behind Survivors and Heroes. How far would you go to save a life? Scrambling from the wreckage of his school after an earthquake, a nine-year-old Sichuan boy rescued two unconscious friends. 'I was hall monitor,' he said afterwards. 'It is my job to look after my classmates.' Whether dragging a friend from a blazing car, masterminding a search far below the earth's surface, or recovering astronauts from an aborted space mission, Rescue reveals the ingenuity, courage and doggedness of the human spirit all over the world. Another unputdownable collection of eye-opening and moving true adventures, both contemporary and historical. Impeccably told by David Long and brought to vibrant life by illustrator Kerry Hyndman. Praise for the series: 'True-story fans will love this.' Inis Children's Books Ireland 'Full of incredible real-life stories . . . Ultimately an inspirational book, beautifully illustrated.' Angels and Urchins 'A great collection of harrowing, true survivor stories.' Kirkus

Trailblazers: Harriet Tubman

Trailblazers: Harriet Tubman

Author: Sandra A. Agard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Be inspired by the lives of trailblazers past and present in this fun and factual biography series! How did Harriet Tubman help hundreds of enslaved people reach freedom? Born into slavery on a Maryland plantation, Harriet's life was full of hardship. In 1849, she made the brave decision to run away, journeying north on the Underground Railroad. Despite the dangers, she returned to the South again and again, leading many others to safety. Discover the story of this amazing abolitionist and find out how she overcame every obstacle in the fight for freedom. TRAILBLAZERS biographies are packed with little-known trivia, fascinating facts and lively illustrations.

Fantastic Female Adventurers

Fantastic Female Adventurers

Author: Lily Dyu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019