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The Pirates and the Nightmaker
  

The Pirates and the Nightmaker (Paperback)

By Norcliffe, James

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Pirates, castaways, ghost ships and flying boys - a magical children's adventure written with exceptional style, pace and grace. In The Pirates and the Night Maker we're taken back to 1740 when the ship Firefly has been taken in the night by pirates who sail the Caribbean. The sh ...

ISBN 9781775537694
Published 6 March 2015 by Random House
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Bakehouse
  

Bakehouse (Paperback)

By Cowley, Joy

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Bert is eleven and wants nothing more than to fight in the war. But he soon learns that the secrets and danger of war dont always stay at the front line.

ISBN 9781776570072
Release Date 1 August 2015 by Gecko Press
Interest Age 9-12 years
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1915: Wounds of War
 

1915: Wounds of War (Paperback)

By Menefy, Diana

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"When cousins Harriet and Mel joined the NZ Army Nursing Service to follow their brothers Frank and Drew into war, they had dreams of seeing the world, meeting new people and caring for the New Zealand boys. Harriet spends most of her time in the Egyptian hospitals and Mel on the ...

ISBN 9781775432746
Published 1 April 2015 by Scholastic
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Kiwis at War
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1914: Riding into War
 

1914: Riding into War (Paperback)

By Brocker, Susan

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Billy, a 17-year-old shepherd working on a farm in the Manawatu, lies about his age and enlists in the army, and after training is sent to Gallipoli.

ISBN 9781775432067
Published 1 August 2014 by Scholastic
Interest Age 9-14 years
Series Kiwis at War
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Evie's War
 

Evie's War (Paperback)

By Mackenzie, Anna

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"Evie is 18 and excited by the prospect of a tour of Europe. Instead she finds herself immersed in war, first in the Home Counties, then as a VAD nurse tending injured soldier's in a local hospital. After personal tragedy changes the course of her life, Evie travels to Belgium, e ...

ISBN 9781775537656
Published 24 June 2015 by Random House
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Hanna

Hanna (Paperback)

By Alexander, Goldie

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Hanna Kaminsky loves gymnastics, her best friend Eva, Elzas chicken soup with dumplings and reading. But in September 1939 the happy life that Hanna has always known disappears. The Nazis have invaded Poland and are herding all Jews into ghettos in the cities. Hannas family are f ...

ISBN 9781743629673
Published 1 March 2015 by SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series My Holocaust Story
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Whistling in the Dark
 

Whistling in the Dark (Hardback)

By Hughes, Shirley

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In the hardship of war, everything is rationed - except true friendship. From much-loved author Shirley Hughes comes a compelling wartime adventure set during the Liverpool Blitz.

ISBN 9781406360295
Release Date 1 August 2015 by Walker Books
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Ship of Dolls

Ship of Dolls (Hardback)

By Parenteau, Shirley

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Inspired by a project organized in 1926 by teacher-missionary Sidney Gulick, in which American children sent more than 12,000 Friendship Dolls to Japan in hopes of avoiding a future war, this story follows an 11-year-old girl as she attempts to reunite with her mother.

ISBN 9780763670030
Published 1 February 2015 by Candlewick Press,U.S
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The Peony Lantern
 

The Peony Lantern (Paperback)

By Watts, Frances

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The new historical saga from multi-award-winning author Frances Watts. A story of art, love and friendship, and finding your own path ...Kasumi, the daughter of an inn owner in a mountain valley, is brought to Edo as a lady-in-waiting for the wife of Lord Shimizu, a high-ranking ...

ISBN 9780733332920
Release Date 1 August 2015 by ABC Books
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Paperback)

By Boyne, John

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Nine-years-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the Fury? Why did he make them leave their nice home in Berlin to go to 'Out-With'? And who are all the sad people in striped pyjamas on the other side of the fence? The grown-ups won't explain so Bruno decides there is ...

ISBN 9780099572862
Published 1 August 2012 by Vintage
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