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Walking into the Fire

Walking into the Fire
 

Olivia Dempsey's life changes forever in December 1941 when a Japanese fighter plane appears in the clear blue sky above her school playing fields. The Japanese army has invaded the British colony of Malaya from the north and Georgia's father must leave their rubber plantation to... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781869706494
Barcode 9781869706494
Published 22 May 2009 by Pearson Education
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Cross, Gary
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Series III

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ISBN-13 9781869706494
ISBN-10 1869706498
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Pearson Education
Imprint Pearson Education New Zealand
Publication Date 22 May 2009
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Cross, Gary
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Series III
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Historical Fiction
English Language
AU, NZ & South Pacific Books
New Zealand & Related
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Primary & secondary/elementary & high school;Young adult
Number of Pages 166
Dimensions Height: 200mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Dewey Code 823.2
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Olivia Dempsey's life changes forever in December 1941 when a Japanese fighter plane appears in the clear blue sky above her school playing fields. The Japanese army has invaded the British colony of Malaya from the north and Georgia's father must leave their rubber plantation to help fight the invaders. Ho Lap, the family's Chinese servant, is sent to take Olivia and her best friend Georgia to the train station. From there they are to travel to meet their mothers in the safety of Singapore. But safety proves hard to find and help is far away ...Nitty Gritty Novels are an exciting series of chapter books from New Zealand and International authors. Develop your students' critical literacy skills and challenge their thinking with Nitty Gritty Novels - high-interest, rich texts, targeted at young adolescents.

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