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My Brother's War
 

My Brother's War (Paperback)

By Hill, David

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"It's New Zealand, 1914, and the biggest war the world has known has just broken out in Europe. William eagerly enlists for the army but his younger brother, Edmund, is a conscientious objector and refuses to fight. While William trains to be a soldier, Edmund is arrested. Both b ...

ISBN 9780143307174
Published 22 August 2012 by Penguin
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Flight Path
 

Flight Path (Paperback)

By Hill, David

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"Pete and Paul yelled together. 'Bandit! Nine o'clock! Bandit!'Jack spun to stare. There was the Messerschmitt on their left, streaking straight at them.Eighteen-year-old Jack wanted to escape boring little New Zealand. But he soon finds that flying in a Lancaster bomber to attac ...

ISBN 9780143770527
Published 3 April 2017 by Penguin
Interest Age 13+ years
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Enemy Camp
 

Enemy Camp (Paperback)

By Hill, David

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'We knew straightaway that something was happening. Extra men in khaki uniforms stood at the main gates. Behind the wire, figures in blue sat on the ground. None of the usual moving around, washing up, wrestling, anything like that. Just rows of prisoners, sitting silently.' It's ...

ISBN 9780143309123
Published 29 February 2016 by Penguin
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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The Deadly Sky,
 

The Deadly Sky, (Paperback)

By Hill, David

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"It's 1974, and a dark, cold New Zealand winter. So when Darryl's mum announces she is going to the remote Pacific island of Mangareva for work, and she's taking him with her, he is thrilled. But even as Darryl soaks up the warmth and peaceful beauty of French Polynesia, his holi ...

ISBN 9780143308157
Published 23 July 2014 by Penguin
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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Speed King
 

Speed King (Hardback)

By Hill, David

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"The moment young Burt Munro saw a motorbike chugging down a quiet Invercargill street, he was hooked. More than fifty years later, he and his ancient Indian motorcycle would amaze the world by setting a land-speed record, one that remains unbroken to this day. Burt didn't have m ...

ISBN 9780143507222
Published 1 August 2016 by Penguin
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Brave Company
 

Brave Company (Paperback)

By Hill, David

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"Boy Seaman Russell Purchas is stationed on HMNZS Taupo. It's 1952, and the frigate has just entered hostile waters off the coast of Korea. Russell is determined to prove he is a hero, to shake off the shadow of his spineless uncle who died in the Second World War. Russell doesn' ...

ISBN 9780143307570
Published 21 August 2013 by Penguin
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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First to the Top
 

First to the Top (Hardback)

By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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"Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe. How did Ed, a small, shy boy from the tiny town of Tuakau in New Zealand, grow up to become the world's most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he c ...

ISBN 9780143506874
Published 29 July 2015 by Penguin
Interest Age Children
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Coming Back
 

Coming Back (Paperback, New title)

By Hill, David

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Suitable for teenagers, this work tells the story of a boy and a girl, one the driver of a car - the other injured by the car in an accident. How they both recover from the ordeal is told through monologues, as they grow to understand the world in new ways.

ISBN 9780954233020
Published 1 January 2007 by INT BOOKS
Interest Age 13+ years
Series Aurora New Fiction
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Journey to Tangiwai: Tangiwai, 1953
  

Journey to Tangiwai: Tangiwai, 1953 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Hill, David

The year is 1953. Peter Cotterill starts the year writing in a journal given to him by his Great Aunt. We follow him through a year of many changes as Napier struggles through hard times in the aftermath of WWII. The story culminates in a train ride to Auckland on Christmas Eve. ...

ISBN 9781775430063
Published 1 December 2010 by Scholastic
Interest Age 9-12 years
Series My New Zealand Story
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Sinking
 

Sinking (Paperback)

By Hill, David

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"Conrad [is] on his way to swimming training in the pre-dawn darkness. As he hurries through a park, a terrified old man bursts out of the trees at him, before running away. On his way home later, Con sees the same old man, perfectly at ease this time, with his grand-daughter, an ...

ISBN 9781775431329
Published 1 July 2013 by Scholastic
Interest Age Children
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