Biographies

DisplayHistorical

  • Wild swans: Three daughters of China, Jung Chang
  • Zlata's diary, Zlata Filipovic
  • The diary of a young girl, Anne Frank
  • Joan of Arc, Mary Gordon
  • I have lived a thousand years: Growing up in the Holocaust, Livia Bitton Jackson
  • Red scarf girl: A memoir of the Cultural Revolution, Ji-Li Jiang
  • Angela's ashes: A memoir, Frank McCourt
  • Tis: A memoir, Frank McCourt
  • Asmir in Vienna, Christobel Mattingley
  • No gun for Asmir, Christobel Mattingley
  • Mary, bloody Mary, Carolyn Meyer
  • Cleopatra: Last queen of Egypt: An extraordinary life, Natalie Jane Prior
  • Nero: Evil emperor of Rome, Natalie Jane Prior
  • Maus: A survivor's tale, Art Spiegelman
  • Chinese Cinderella: The secret story of an unwanted daughter, Adeline Yen Mah

Historical series

The royal diaries

  • Biographies of famous monarchs when they were princesses. Includes diaries of Cleopatra, Marie Antoinette and Queen Elizabeth I.

Australian

  • Australian heroines: Stories of courage and survival, Susan Geason
  • Soldier boy: The true story of Jim Martin the youngest Anzac, Anthony Hill
  • Young digger, Anthony Hill
  • Famous Australian artists, Lois Hunter
  • Inside story: 20 famous Australians tell their story, Ross MacDowell
  • My place, Sally Morgan
  • Tapestry, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
  • Follow the rabbit-proof fence, Doris Pilkington
  • Maybe tomorrow, Boori Pryor

Ordinary Lives

  • Go ask Alice, Anonymous
  • She said yes: The unlikely martyrdom of Cassie Bernall, Misty Bernall
  • Katie.com: My story, Katherine Tarbox

Famous People

  • My side, David Beckham
  • Kurt Cobain: Journals, Kurt Cobain
  • Heavier than heaven: A biography of Kurt Cobain, Charles Cross
  • Prince William, Valerie Garner
  • If only, Geri Halliwell
  • Just for the record Just for the record, Geri Halliwell
  • Drew Barrymore, Anne E. Hill
  • Photo icons: The story behind the pictures Volume 1, Michael Koetzle
  • Photo icons: The story behind the pictures Volume 2, Michael Koetzle
  • Britney Spears, Norma Jean Lutz
  • The long hard road out of hell, Marilyn Manson

Authors

  • Ethel & Ernest: A true story, Raymond Briggs
  • Boy and Going solo, Roald Dahl
  • Marsden on Marsden, John Marsden
  • J.K. Rowling: A biography, Sean Smith
  • Lemony Snicket: The unauthorized autobiography, Lemony Snicket
  • The life and work of J. R. R. Tolkien, Michael White

Further information
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