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New Zealand Girl: Hene And The Burning Harbour
  

New Zealand Girl: Hene And The Burning Harbour (Paperback)

By Morris, Paula

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"Northland, 1845. When Hene's twin brother falls dangerously ill, her parents fear she will also catch the sickness, so they send her away from her home at the pa to the Paihia mission station. Life with the missionaries is difficult. Hene must wear a hot European dress and learn... read full description below.

ISBN 9780143307730
Barcode 9780143307730
Published 1 January 2013 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Series New Zealand Girl (part: 2)
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ISBN-13 9780143307730
ISBN-10 0143307738
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 1 January 2013
International Publication Date 21 August 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Morris, Paula
Series New Zealand Girl (part: 2)
Category Historical Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 102g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 414338

Description of this Book

Book two in the New Zealand Girl series, Paula Morris's Hene and the Burning Harbour tells the story of Hene, a Maori girl living in 1840s New Zealand. Northland, 1845. When Hene's twin brother falls dangerously ill, her parents fear she will also catch the sickness, so they send her away from her home at the pa to the Paihia mission station. Life with the missionaries is difficult. Hene must wear a hot European dress and learn to sew, which she hates. Meanwhile, across the water in Russell, the world is in turmoil. Hone Heke has cut down the flagpole again and has attacked Korororeka. Hene sees smoke and fire from across the bay; the town is on fire and her best friend from the mission house, Rangi, is trapped there. Hene is the only one who can save her. What was life like so many years ago? Find out through the eyes of a girl who's just like you.

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Author's Bio

Paula Morris (Ngati Wai) was born in Auckland. She is the author of a short story collection and four adult novels, the most recent of which was Rangatira, fiction winner at the 2012 New Zealand Post Book Awards. She has also written young adult fiction, including Ruined, first published in the United States, which has sold more than 300,000 copies.

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