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Anzac Girl: The War Diaries of Alice Ross-King by Kate Simpson and Jess Racklyeft (illustrator)

Title: Anzac Girl: The War Diaries of Alice Ross-King Author: Kate Simpson and Jess Racklyeft (illustrator) Genre: Historical Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: March 2020 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: The true story of Anzac girl Sister Alice Ross-King, who sailed to war in December 1914 and became the most decorated woman in… Continue reading Anzac Girl: The War Diaries of Alice Ross-King by Kate Simpson and Jess Racklyeft (illustrator)

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Women to the Front: The Extraordinary Women Doctors of the Great War by Heather Sheard and Ruth Lee

Title: Women to the Front: The Extraordinary Women Doctors of the Great War Author: Heather Sheard and Ruth Lee Genre: History, Non-Fiction Publisher: Ebury Press/Penguin Random House Published: 2nd April 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $34.99 Synopsis:At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many… Continue reading Women to the Front: The Extraordinary Women Doctors of the Great War by Heather Sheard and Ruth Lee

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Her by Garry Disher

Title: Her Author: Garry Disher Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 8th August 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 210 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Beautifully and powerfully written, this is a look at the darker side of Australia's past - and particularly the status of girls and women in our society - that will stay with you long… Continue reading Her by Garry Disher

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The Girl from Snowy River by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #2)

Title: The Girl From Snowy River (Matilda Saga #2) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 1 December 2012 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: The year is 1919. Thirty years have passed since the man from Snowy River made his famous ride. But World War I still casts its shadow across… Continue reading The Girl from Snowy River by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #2)