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Rebecca and the Queen of Nations

Rebecca and the Queen of Nations (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Burnside, Deborah

It's 1874 and when ten-year-old Rebecca Kelly is sent to the dreary Derry workhouse she decides that this is not the life for her. So she runs away and steals a horse to ride to Belfast. Rebecca is determined that she will join her brother, Felix, who is a sailor on the Queen of ...Nations, a ship bound for New Zealand, but this will be difficult for a young girl without a penny to her name. Rebecca must become a servant for the Walker family and earn her passage to the new colony. Join Rebecca as she experiences the excitements and fears of life as a nineteenth-century immigrant girl. The New Zealand Girl Series brings young readers quality, accessible historical fiction.
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ISBN 9780143307716
Published NZ 24 Jul 2013
Publisher Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Series New Zealand Girl
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ISBN-13 9780143307716
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Published 24 Jul 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Burnside, Deborah
Series New Zealand Girl
Category Historical Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 131mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 7mm
Dewey Code 823.3
Weight 102g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile