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By Hereaka, Whiti

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New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014 Honour Award. "Bugs is about the unfolding lives of three young people in their last year of school in small-town New Zealand. Life is slow, and it seems not much happens in town or in Jez and Bugs's lives. But when Stone Cold arrives, the three ... read full description below.

ISBN 9781775501336
Barcode 9781775501336
Published 13 September 2013 by Huia Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781775501336
ISBN-10 1775501337
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Publisher Huia Publishers
Imprint Huia Publishers
Publication Date 13 September 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Hereaka, Whiti
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
LIANZA 2014 Children's Book Awards Finalists
LIANZA Young Adult Fiction Award
Number of Pages 250
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 525g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Coming of age
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 414755

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Bugs is about the unfolding lives of three young people in their last year of school in small-town New Zealand. Life is slow, and it seems not much happens in town or in Jez and Bugs's lives. But when Stone Cold arrives, the three come to different conclusions about how to deal with being trapped in a small town and at the bottom of the heap.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Honour Award 2014 -- Short-listed for New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Young Adult Fiction 2014 -- Short-listed for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Young Adult Fiction Award 2014

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Author's Bio

Whiti Hereaka (Ngati Tuwharetoa, Te Arawa) is a playwright, novelist, screenwriter, barrister and solicitor and has an MA in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters. She has had many plays produced for the stage, and in 2012 she won the Bruce Mason Award. She has won several awards for her scriptwriting, including Best New Play by a Maori Playwright, Adam Play Awards in 2010 for Te Kaupoi and again in 2011 for Rona and Rabbit on the Moon. In 2007, she was the writer in residence at Randell Cottage and wrote her first novel, The Graphologist's Apprentice, which was shortlisted for Best First Book in the Commonwealth Writers Prize South East Asia and Pacific 2011. She also held a residency at the Michael King Writers' Centre in 2012 and wrote the play Rewena, to be performed at Centrepoint theatre in 2013.

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