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Tough Stuff
By Kirsty Murray

Tough Stuff

True Stories About Kids and Courage

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Tough Stuff by Kirsty Murray

Book Description

Ordinary kids doing extraordinary things. Extraordinary kids trying to live ordinary lives. Real kids doing it tough..From the wolf girls of India to a 14-year-old Olympic champion; from Iqbal Masih, the inspirational 12-year-old human rights activist, to the Dalai Lama; from Auschwitz to outback Australia, Tough Stuff is packed with true stories that show what kids are made of...It's about children who have protested, rebelled, prayed, saved lives, earned a fortune, lost everything, become world-famous, or survived oppression and war...It's about kids making a difference in the adult world. It's about kids and courage...Tough Stuff is pacy, poignant, confronting. It speaks directly to children about things that matter.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781864489293
ISBN-10: 1864489294
Format: Paperback
(195mm x 130mm x 12mm)
Pages: 156
Imprint: Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Kirsty Murray

Kirsty Murray has lived in several countries, and worked as a forest ranger, artist and teacher, among other things. Now she is a full-time writer and editor. Kirsty lives in Melbourne with her husband, six children and a dog.

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