These graphic novels are about historical events, whether it is a documentary, biography or memoir. Learn a piece of history now.
Dive down and explore the seabed to uncover the fascinating history surrounding shipwrecks.
This book is partly set in Nazi Germany and partly set in the present day in El Paso, Texas. All of the characters must face difficult choices. What is right?…
Discover books that explore the history of bridge building.
Pulitzer Prize winning Australian-American author, Geraldine Brooks tells the story of the first Native American to graduate from Harvard University in the 17th century. Brooks takes a small piece of…
The story of four girls from very different backgrounds who are scattered across Australia but seek to maintain their friendship. If you are a fan of Judy Nunn or Joy…
The true story of an American Olympic runner who was captured and tortured by the Japanese while being a missionary in China during World War II. On Wings of Eagles…
Find out more about the history of this luxury liner.
This special release Christmas DVD is actually the finale episode of Season 2, "Comfort and Joy". It is a wonderful episode which depicts many true situations from history, albeit not…
This is the true story of US Colonel David "Mickey" Marcus who helped with the establishment of the state of Israel against surmounting odds. The film boasts an incredible cast…
These books focus on the Trojan War with characters from Greek Mythology. Including retellings of the Iliad, Odyssey, or Aeneid.
Celebrate Nelson Mandela Day on July 18th with these amazing resources available at your library
Do you like to read about kids who lived in a different time? Blast to the past with these great historical fiction books.
From 'Terrible Tudors' to 'Savage Stone Age' have a look at the Horrible Histories series that kids love!
Explore everything from gladiators to Julius Caesar. Kids will love unearthing these ancient facts.
The Vikings were a smart, creative, artistic, democratic people. Learn more about the world of the Vikings.
Young Egyptologists will delight in these titles.
An interesting and honest film inspired by horrible, true events of the Nazi regime's violence and torture.
Our favorite books about Tudor England. Every grim detail imaginable can be found in these fiction and nonfiction books.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Kokoda campaign during World War II.
Take a look into the interesting lives of New York's Jewish Community in the lead up to World War II.
Gammage opens our eyes to 1788 Australian landscape where a sophisticated, successful and sensitive farming was integrated across the land.
Go behind the scenes of the world's greatest museums and libraries. Discover fascinating stories and exceedingly unusual treasures that may never be displayed...
This is a fascinating and absorbing account of Aboriginal life from the time of their arrival in Australia 50,000+ years ago to the present day.
Explore the lives of queens who challenged male power, the fierce reactions they provoked and whether the term 'she-wolves' was deserved.
A television special taking a look at the devastation of the city of Darwin following the arrival of Cyclone Tracy on Christmas Day 1974.
From: Australasian Video Online
See what made the news in the 1600s to 1950. British Library Newspapers has 3 million pages of historic newspapers, newsbooks & ephemera.
From: Gale Primary Sources
Receipt for goods ordered from Edinburgh in 1838 and shipped to Mrs Leslie on the Darling Downs, Qld.
From: Early Experiences in Australasia
Historical fiction is a genre of novel that re-creates a period or event in history, and often uses historical figures for some characters.
After Cyclone Tracy, Darwin's people were determined to rebuild. View this documentary shot within a month of the disaster.
Discover the darker history of Brisbane with local author Jack Sim.
Browse through articles or issues of Australian newspapers that have been digitised by Trove. Who knows what you'll uncover...
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