Kinglake had one day of disaster with far-reaching effects; Kabul has endured 30 years of war. In this remarkable collection of young people's writing, students from schools in Kinglake and Kabul share their stories of resilience, courage and hope.
When Peter Carey offered to take his son to Japan, 12-year-old Charley stipulated no temples or museums. He wanted to see manga, anime, and cool, weird stuff. His father said yes. Out of that comes this enchanting tour of Japanese culture. Carey makes observations that are intriguing even when they turn out to be wrong. Funny, surprising, distinguished by its wonderfully nuanced portrait of a father and son thousands of miles from home, Wrong About Japan is a delight.
On Giants' Shoulders: Great Scientists And Their Discoveries From Archimedes To DNA looks at the greatest minds of the last years of science. Explore the scientists behind the greatest milestones in science.