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Nitty Gritty 3: Walking into the Fire

Nitty Gritty 3: Walking into the Fire (Paperback)

By Cross, Gary

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Olivia Dempsey's life changes forever in December 1941 when a Japanese fighter plane appears in the clear blue sky above her school playing fields. The Japanese army has invaded the British colony of Malaya from the north and Georgia's father must leave their rubber plantation to... help fight the invaders. Ho Lap, the family's Chinese servant, is sent to take Olivia and her best friend Georgia to the train station. From there they are to travel to meet their mothers in the safety of Singapore. But safety proves hard to find and help is far away ...Nitty Gritty Novels are an exciting series of chapter books from New Zealand and International authors. Develop your students' critical literacy skills and challenge their thinking with Nitty Gritty Novels - high-interest, rich texts, targeted at young adolescents.
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ISBN 9781869706494
Published NZ 22 May 2009
Publisher Pearson Education
Format Paperback
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Series III
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ISBN-13 9781869706494
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pearson Education
Imprint Pearson Education New Zealand
Published 22 May 2009
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Cross, Gary
Series Nitty Gritty Novels. Series III
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Historical Fiction
English Language
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 166
Dimensions Height: 200mm
Dewey Code 823.2
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school;Young adult