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Allies (Paperback): Alan Gratz Allies (Paperback)
Alan Gratz 1
R203 R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Save R49 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From Alan Gratz, the highly acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author of the blockbuster Refugee, comes a thrilling new multi-perspective novel, this time centered around D-Day. D-Day, June 6, 1944: the most expansive military endeavor in history. No less than world cooperation would bring down Hitler and the Axis powers. And so people -- and kids -- across the globe lent their part. From the young US soldiers in the boats to spies in the French countryside, the coordination of thousands came together. Alan Gratz, author of the New York Times bestselling Refugee, explores the necessity of teamwork and heroism in dismantling tyranny in this epic, yet personal, look at D-Day in time for the 75th anniversary of the operation.

Shatter City (Paperback): Scott Westerfeld Shatter City (Paperback)
Scott Westerfeld 1
R233 R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Save R58 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Return to the stunning world of IMPOSTORS in this new book by global bestselling author Scott Westerfeld. When the world sees Frey, they think they see her twin sister Rafi. Frey was raised to be Rafi's double, and now she's taken on the role . . . without anyone else knowing. Her goal? To destroy the forces that created her. But with the world watching and a rebellion rising, Frey is forced into a detour. Suddenly she is stranded on her own in Paz, a city where many of the citizens attempt to regulate their emotions through an interface on their arms. Paz is an easy place to get lost . . . and also an easy place to lose yourself. As the city comes under a catastrophic attack, Frey must leave the shadows and enter the chaos of warfare - because there is no other way for her to find her missing sister and have her revenge against her murderous father.

My Gunsteling Storie-Bybel (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Ewald Van Rensburg My Gunsteling Storie-Bybel (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Ewald Van Rensburg
R169 R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Save R29 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

50 Bybelverhale uit die Ou en Nuwe Testament. Hierdie boek is vol lewendige en prettige illustrasies wat kinders aan God se Woord en Sy liefde vir hulle bekendstel. Elke Bybelverhaal het: 'n gebed om kinders te help om met God 'n band te vorm. 'n Christel

Student's Book 3 (Paperback, Edition): Student's Book 3 (Paperback, Edition)
R535 Discovery Miles 5 350 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Collins Social Studies for the Caribbean is a content and activity-led course set in contexts relevant to the Caribbean and suitable for lower-secondary students everywhere. It has been specially developed to help students develop the skills they need for success in social studies. Collins Social Studies for the Caribbean is a content and activity-led course set in contexts relevant to the Caribbean and suitable for lower-secondary students everywhere. It has been specially developed to help students develop the skills they need for success in social studies. The course provides student's books and accompanying workbooks for Forms 1, 2 and 3 to ensure all students gain a strong foundation in social studies in preparation for their studies in the individual subjects at CSEC level.

Your Voice Is Your Superpower - A Beginner's Guide to Freedom of Speech (and the First Amendment) (Paperback): Jessica... Your Voice Is Your Superpower - A Beginner's Guide to Freedom of Speech (and the First Amendment) (Paperback)
Jessica Bohrer, Sandy Bohrer
R162 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R30 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
D-Day: The World War II Invasion That Changed History (Paperback): Deborah Hopkinson D-Day: The World War II Invasion That Changed History (Paperback)
Deborah Hopkinson 1
R232 R174 Discovery Miles 1 740 Save R58 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

An authentic account of one of the most pivotal battles of World War Two. The World War Two invasion known as D-Day was one of the largest military endeavours in history. It involved years of planning, total secrecy and not only soldiers but also sailors, paratroopers and many specialists. Acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson weaves together the contributions of key players in D-Day in a masterful tapestry of official documents, personal narratives and archival photos to provide an action-packed and authentic account.

The Amber Spyglass (Paperback): Philip Pullman The Amber Spyglass (Paperback)
Philip Pullman; Illustrated by Chris Wormell 1
R239 R182 Discovery Miles 1 820 Save R57 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The third volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series. "We're going to the land of the dead and we're going to come back." Will and Lyra, whose fates are bound together by powers beyond their own worlds, have been violently separated. But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest war that has ever been - and a journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned... this edition has a stunning cover from celebrated artist, Chris Wormell.

Caribbean Social Studies for CSEC (Paperback): Stephenson Brathwaite, Judith Gill, Mark Wilson Caribbean Social Studies for CSEC (Paperback)
Stephenson Brathwaite, Judith Gill, Mark Wilson
R747 Discovery Miles 7 470 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Written by an experienced team of teachers and examiners, this title offers comprehensive and accessible new full colour text that clearly addresses all of the concepts in the latest CSEC syllabus. Full coverage of the latest syllabus is included with a focus on core social studies concepts which are supported by a variety of stimuli such as diagrams, pictures, texts of important documents, tables, statistics of the region, cartoons and charts. The book features plenty of current Caribbean case studies and guidance on the SBA and includes a CD-ROM with exam-practice questions and PowerPoint presentations. All questions and activities throughout the book are based on the specific objectives of the syllabus and modelled on those set in the examination.

His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife (TV tie-in edition) (Paperback): Philip Pullman His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife (TV tie-in edition) (Paperback)
Philip Pullman 1
R240 R200 Discovery Miles 2 000 Save R40 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

THE BOOK BEHIND THE BBC SERIES 'HIS DARK MATERIALS' - now with a TV tie-in cover The second volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy. First published in 1997, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, it won the UK's top awards for children's literature. "What is he? A friend, or an enemy?" "He is a murderer." Will has just killed a man. He's on the run. His escape will take him far beyond his own world, to the eerie disquiet of a deserted city, and to a girl, Lyra. Her fate is strangely linked to his own, and together they must find the most powerful weapon in all the worlds...

Thank You, Heroes (Paperback): Patricia Hegarty, Michael Emmerson Thank You, Heroes (Paperback)
Patricia Hegarty, Michael Emmerson 1
R100 R80 Discovery Miles 800 Save R20 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

The world is full of heroes, and we are thankful for every single one! Let's hear it for all our helper heroes, from NHS staff to teachers and delivery drivers to carers, who are always there for us when the going gets tough. Spend time giving thanks to those in your community and around the world! All of the publisher's profits from the sale of this book will be donated to NHS Charities Together.

A Terrible Thing to Waste - Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind (Paperback): Harriet A Washington A Terrible Thing to Waste - Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind (Paperback)
Harriet A Washington
R437 R359 Discovery Miles 3 590 Save R78 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A powerful indictment of the notion of hereditary intelligence, A Terrible Thing to Waste shows how environmental racism drives the black-white IQ gap and explains what can be done to remedy its toxic effects on marginalized communities. The 1994 publication of the The Bell Curve and its controversial thesis catapulted the topic of genetic racial differences in IQ to the forefront of renewed and heated debate. Now, in A Terrible Thing to Waste, award-winning science writer Harriet A. Washington adds her incisive analysis to the fray. She takes apart the spurious notion of intelligence as an inherited trait, pointing instead to environmental racism -- a confluence of institutional factors that relegate marginalized communities to living and working near sites of toxic waste, pollution, and urban decay -- as the prime cause of the reported black-white IQ gap. Investigating the deleterious heavy metals, neurotoxins, deficient prenatal care, bad nutrition, and pathogens as the main factors influencing intelligence, Washington explains why certain communities are so disproportionally affected and what can be done to remedy the problem. Featuring extensive scientific research and Washington's sharp, lively reporting, A Terrible Thing to Waste is sure to outrage, transform the conversation and inspire debate.

Collins Social Studies Atlas for the Bahamas (Paperback): Collins Social Studies Atlas for the Bahamas (Paperback)
R461 Discovery Miles 4 610 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Prepared specifically to support social studies, map skills, early geography skills plus history and heritage topics in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Social Studies curricula for upper primary and lower secondary. The atlas is fully illustrated and includes the most up to date reference and thematic mapping of the Bahamas, countries within the Caribbean Community and the broader Caribbean region. Maps are fully supported with illustrations, photographs and data. World maps cover international issues which have a bearing on Caribbean development.

Grenade (Paperback): Alan Gratz Grenade (Paperback)
Alan Gratz 1
R202 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R50 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

It's 1945, and the world is in the grip of war. Hideki lives with his family on the island of Okinawa, near Japan. When the Second World War crashes onto his shores, Hideki is drafted to fight for the Japanese army. He is handed a grenade and a set of instructions: Don't come back until you've killed an American soldier. Ray, a young American Marine, has just landed on Okinawa. This is Ray's first-ever battle, and he doesn't know what to expect -- or if he'll make it out alive. All he knows that the enemy is everywhere. Hideki and Ray each fight their way across the island, surviving heart-pounding ambushes and dangerous traps. But then the two of them collide in the middle of the battle... And choices they make in that single instant will change everything. Alan Gratz, New York Times bestselling author of Refugee, returns with this high-octane story of how fear and war tear us apart, but how hope and redemption tie us together. Reviews for Refugee: "An absolute must read for people of all ages" - Hannah Greendale, Goodreads "Like RJ Palacio's Wonder, this book should be mandatory reading..." - Skip, Goodreads "I liked how the book linked history with adventure, and combined to make a realistic storyline for all three characters" - AJH, aged 11, Toppsta

Home Again: Stories About Coming Home From War (Paperback): Tony Bradman, Jim Eldridge, Emily Hibbs, E. L. Norry Home Again: Stories About Coming Home From War (Paperback)
Tony Bradman, Jim Eldridge, Emily Hibbs, E. L. Norry 1
R300 R251 Discovery Miles 2 510 Save R49 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

HOME AGAIN tells twelve moving tales of homecoming, centred around VE Day. With a foreword by Forces Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn. Produced in partnership with The Royal British Legion for the 75th anniversary of VE Day. A child evacuee, a Bletchley Park codebreaker, a rebel fighter, an Indian Army soldier... Each inspiring and authentic story helps to bring the end of World War Two into focus. Every story is followed by a fact file, packed with detail on different parts of the war. Stories written by Bali Rai, Leila Rasheed, Tony Bradman, Jim Eldridge, E.L. Norry and Emily Hibbs. 50p per paperback from the sale of HOME AGAIN in the UK will be paid to Royal British Legion Trading Limited which gives its taxable profits to The Royal British Legion (Charity no. 219279).

i-SPY On a Ferry - What Can You Spot? (Paperback): I Spy i-SPY On a Ferry - What Can You Spot? (Paperback)
I Spy 1
R85 R69 Discovery Miles 690 Save R16 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Search for over 140 things to see on a ferry with this i-SPY guide. This fun activity book encourages kids to explore boats, harbours, ferries and marina, in search of i-SPY points. A fun, interactive way to encourage curious children to learn about the world around them. What can you spot? Get i-SPYing with these features: * Vibrant colour coded photographs * Learn about items on deck to what can be seen from a ferry along the way * Points to score from common sights like fire alarm (5 points) to top spots such as hovercraft (40 points) Children love these fun and fascinating i-SPY activity books - discover over 30 other i-SPY guides in the series!

Look Inside: Jobs (Board book): Lara Bryan Look Inside: Jobs (Board book)
Lara Bryan; Illustrated by Wesley Robins 1
R245 R196 Discovery Miles 1 960 Save R49 (20%) In stock

What do grown-ups do all day? Lift the flaps to open up a world of possibilities and discover over 100 things you can be from a nurse to a musician or an astronaut. Includes Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites with activities and fun facts about jobs people do.

Terrible Trenches Field Book (Hardcover): Terry Deary Terrible Trenches Field Book (Hardcover)
Terry Deary; Illustrated by Martin Brown 1
R388 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R100 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Puts the Terrible Trenches in a whole new light! With fact file fold-outs, trench letters and much, much more. This commemorative guide to life on the Front Line marks 100 years since the end of the war with full-colour illustrations and paper novelty elements. From foul food to coping with legions of lice - discover all the dire details of life in the blood and mud of the First World War trenches. Want to know . . . how your own wee could save your life? which animals wore gas masks? why Big Bertha terrified the Brits? How would YOU survive? Get the facts - from both sides of the barbed wire - in this immersive and fascinating guide to the First World War from Horrible Histories duo, author, Terry Deary and illustrator, Martin Brown.

Sticker: First World War (Paperback, New Edition): Struan Reid Sticker: First World War (Paperback, New Edition)
Struan Reid; Illustrated by Emi Ordas 1
R175 R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Save R35 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This fascinating book introduces readers to some of the men and women who took part in the First World War. The book covers everyone from the soldiers, sailors and pilots to the female factory workers supporting the war effort at home and the doctors, nurses and ambulance drivers in the field hospitals behind the front line.

Bigfoot (Paperback): Ken Karst Bigfoot (Paperback)
Ken Karst
R368 R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Save R71 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Life in the UK Test: Study Guide 2020 - The essential study guide for the British citizenship test (Paperback, 14th Revised... Life in the UK Test: Study Guide 2020 - The essential study guide for the British citizenship test (Paperback, 14th Revised edition)
Henry Dillon, Alastair Smith 1
R318 R262 Discovery Miles 2 620 Save R56 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The 2020 edition of the best-selling series includes the complete testable materials from Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents, the official Home Office materials. Passing the Life in the UK test is a compulsory requirement for anyone wanting to live permanently in Britain or become a British citizen. This practical study guide makes preparing for the test a lot easier. The new edition includes: A new foreword from Professor Thom Brooks, a leading expert on British citizenship. Updated advice on specific question formats and clear advice on how to avoid common mistakes. Focus points to help target your studies. Completely revised and expanded practice tests, based on customer feedback and the direct experience of our editors. This means we offer accurate and up-to-date advice on what the test is really like. Clear and easy to understand diagrams illustrating complex topics. Key advice from successful students and FAQs. The 2020 edition includes advice on what to study, the kinds of questions to expect and unique study aids. Our appendices help students develop the comprehensive understanding they will need to pass the test. This book offers detailed advice on the types of question you will be asked in the official test. Purchasers also get a free subscription to online practice tests at www.lifeintheuk.net, along with up-to-date news and information. This book provides students with everything required to help them pass their test with confidence. The latest official materials Expert and independent study advice Practice questions, including a FREE subscription to www.lifeintheuk.net

Life in the UK Test: Handbook 2020 - Everything you need to study for the British citizenship test (Paperback, 8th Revised... Life in the UK Test: Handbook 2020 - Everything you need to study for the British citizenship test (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)
Henry Dillon, Alastair Smith 1
R260 R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Save R46 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The 2020 edition of the bestselling Handbook series includes the complete testable materials from Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents, the official Home Office materials. Passing the Life in the UK test is a compulsory requirement for anyone wanting to live permanently in Britain or become a British citizen. This practical study guide makes preparing for the test a lot easier. The new edition includes: A new foreword from Professor Thom Brooks, a leading expert on British citizenship. Up-to-date advice on specific question formats and clear advice on how to avoid common mistakes. Focus points to help target your studies. Clear and easy to understand diagrams illustrating complex topics. Key advice from successful students and FAQs. The 2020 edition includes advice on what to study and unique study aids. Our appendices help students develop the comprehensive understanding they will need to pass the test. This book offers detailed advice on the types of question you will be asked in the official test. Purchasers also get a free subscription to online practice tests at www.lifeintheuk.net, along with up-to-date news and information. This book provides students with everything required to help them pass their test with confidence. The latest official materials Expert and independent study advice A FREE subscription to www.lifeintheuk.net

Walk Toward the Rising Sun - From Child Soldier to Ambassador of Peace (Hardcover): Ger Duany, garen thomas Walk Toward the Rising Sun - From Child Soldier to Ambassador of Peace (Hardcover)
Ger Duany, garen thomas
R451 R369 Discovery Miles 3 690 Save R82 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
ABC for Me: ABC What Can I Be? - YOU can be anything YOU want to be, from A to Z (Board book): Sugar Snap Studio, Jessie Ford ABC for Me: ABC What Can I Be? - YOU can be anything YOU want to be, from A to Z (Board book)
Sugar Snap Studio, Jessie Ford
R305 R248 Discovery Miles 2 480 Save R57 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
IB Economics Online Course Book (Digital product license key): Ian Dorton, Jocelyn Blink IB Economics Online Course Book (Digital product license key)
Ian Dorton, Jocelyn Blink
R1,225 Discovery Miles 12 250 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This Course Book was developed directly with the IB and most accurately supports the 2011 DP Economics syllabus. Used in hundreds of IB schools worldwide, you can trust it to cement comprehension and fully develop the skills central to assessment. Written by two leading IB Economics workshop leaders who have worked on the Economics curriculum review, and includes support directly from the IB. Accurate mapping to the most recent syllabus, so you can trust in a thorough approach. Supports the new quantitative syllabus component at HL, with lots of practice and activities to concretely strengthen comprehension. Activities seamlessly integrate the learner profile, with the best integration of the IB philosophy to develop outward-looking learners. Exam, portfolio and Extended Essay advice included to support top achievement. The online Course Book will be available on Oxford Education Bookshelf until 2019. Access is facilitated via a unique code, which is sent in the mail. The code must be linked to an email address, creating a user account. Access may be transferred once to an additional user.

The Who's Who of Grown-Ups - Jobs, Hobbies and the Tools It Takes (Hardcover): Owen Davey The Who's Who of Grown-Ups - Jobs, Hobbies and the Tools It Takes (Hardcover)
Owen Davey; Illustrated by Owen Davey; Edited by Gestalten
R476 R388 Discovery Miles 3 880 Save R88 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
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