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              ANZAC Day, the New Zealand Story: What it is and Why it Matters
               

              ANZAC Day, the New Zealand Story: What it is and Why it Matters (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

              • RRP: $24.99
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              "This book exposes the rich history behind Anzac Day, seeking to answer the many questions children often ask their parents and teachers around the 25th of April every year. It covers all aspects of Anzac Day, from the Gallipoli Campaign and the Great War, right through to the fo...rmat of the commemorative services held annually throughout the country. The author identifies important memorials around New Zealand, examines the national anthem, the tradition of Anzac biscuits and the Last Post, Reveille music, plus much more. She also offers websites and projects for further study. The thoroughly researched information is presented alongside numerous images, both historic and contemporary, giving children a very clear view of the significance and background to Anzac Day"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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              ISBN 9781869663803
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2013
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Grey Ghosts
                 

              Grey Ghosts (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Challinor, Deborah

              • RRP: $38.00
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              We were known to the enemy as 'grey ghosts'. We could be here, and we could be there... The Grey Ghosts were New Zealand's Vietnam veterans. Their powerful story includes chilling accounts of death, injuries and emotional breakdown, along with the intense comradeship of soldierin...g, and a pervasive sense of humour that is uniquely our own. Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah Challinor interviewed 50 men who served in Vietnam, who speak out about 'fragging' (killing superior officers), the New Zealand Government's role in Agent Orange and chemical exposure, and their hostile reception when they returned. The result is compelling, reliving the Vietnam experience in vivid detail. First published in 1998, this updated edition includes new material on the subsequent handling of veteran's claims, and the reconciliation parade on Queen's Birthday weekend in 2008, when the men were finally welcomed home.
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              ISBN 9781869507718
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2009
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Armistice Day
               

              Armistice Day (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year New Zealanders remember the end of the First World War. Armistice Day, Philippa Werry's new book for children, commemorates the day when fighting stopped in Europe. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day,... it makes an excellent reference for the whole family. Kiwi soldiers returned home to a terrible influenza epidemic, as the population grieved for the loss of life. Memorials were erected and families sought to return to the battlefields overseas to visit graves of their loved ones. Well researched and drawing on illustration, photographs and text from various sources, this is a gripping, moving description of the aftermath of war in Europe, giving children a clear understanding of the establishment of the United Nations and New Zealand's role in international peacekeeping.
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              ISBN 9781869664411
              Published NZ 19 Feb 2016
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              My Brother's War
               

              My Brother's War (Paperback)

              By Hill, David

              • RRP: $19.99
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              "It's New Zealand, 1914, and the biggest war the world has known has just broken out in Europe. William eagerly enlists for the army but his younger brother, Edmund, is a conscientious objector and refuses to fight. While William trains to be a soldier, Edmund is arrested. Both b...rothers will end up on the bloody battlefields of France, but their journeys there are very different. And what they experience at the front line will challenge the beliefs that led them there"--Publisher information. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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              ISBN 9780143307174
              Published NZ 22 Aug 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              Willie Apiata VC: A Reluctant Hero
               

              Willie Apiata VC: A Reluctant Hero (Paperback, Abridged edition)

              By Little, Paul; With Lockyer, John

              • RRP: $26.00
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              Corporal Willie Apiata became the first New Zealander since the Second World War to be awarded the Commonwealth's highest military award for his actions with the NZ SAS in Afghanistan. From his early life in small town East Coast New Zealand to his actions in the deserts of Afgha...nistan, this is his story in his words. Inspiring, and heart warming, this is the story of an ordinary Kiwi facing extraordinary challenges.
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              ISBN 9780143304579
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2009
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
               

              The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Paperback, Film Tie-In)

              By Boyne, John

              • RRP: $25.99
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              Tells the story of a nine-year-old boy called Bruno. And sooner or later the reader arrives with Bruno at a 'fence', which is not meant to be crossed.

              ISBN 9781862305274
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781849920438
              Released NZ 2 Feb 2009
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Teddy Tells : The (nearly All True) Memoirs Of A Stuffed Mascot, Teddy King, S.m.
               

              Teddy Tells : The (nearly All True) Memoirs Of A Stuffed Mascot, Teddy King, S.m.

              By Logan, Felicity

              • RRP: $26.00
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              As we begin to commemorate World War I, you will be considering material to display for your borrowers. How are you going to present the reality of war to youngsters? Try the Memoirs of a teddy-bear mascot! In an informative and not-too-demanding read for pre-teens or older . . .... let me introduce TEDDY KING, now aged 100! "T.K." belonged to a baby girl named Nancy. He is a feisty veteran of WORLD WAR ONE, when Nancy's father was on Gallipoli and then commanded the Pioneer Battalion. Teddy King was his Stuffed Mascot. Nancy became a nurse, serving in WORLD WAR TWO in the Pacific. Teddy King went with her, and both returned safely. Can you imagine the tales T.K. can tell? Now both Nancy and T.K. are 100 years old and live in Otaki. It was time to write his official "Memoirs". The book has a spine and 108 pages with illustrations, historical photos, bibliography and list of websites.
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              ISBN 9780473262914
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2013
              Publisher Misc Pub
              Interest Age General Audience
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              A Rose for the Anzac Boys

              A Rose for the Anzac Boys (Paperback)

              By French, Jackie

              • RRP: $17.99
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              It is 1915. War is being fought on an horrific scale in the trenches in France, but it might as well be a world away from sixteen-year-old Midge MacPherson, who has been sent to England to learn to be a young lady. .

              ISBN 9780732285401
              Published NZ 26 Mar 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Soldier Boy
               

              Soldier Boy (Paperback, New title)

              By Hill, Anthony

              • RRP: $25.00
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              On 28th June 1915, young James Martin sailed from Melbourne on the troopship Berrima - bound, ultimately, for Gallipoli. He was just fourteen years old. This is Jim's extraordinary story, the story of how a young and enthusiastic schoolboy became Australia's youngest Anzac. Ages ...12 and over.
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              ISBN 9780141003306
              Published NZ 2 Apr 2001
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              U.F.O. (Unavoidable Family Outing)
                

              U.F.O. (Unavoidable Family Outing) (EPUB ebook)

              By Hackett, Dave

              A crazy road trip adventure, narrated by Boy, whose Morris Minor driving father has decided to take the family on a driving holiday to Cape York. Madness ensues after a kidnapping and extortion attempt, car breakdowns, weird bearded men and a detour to Tamworth. Age 10+.

              ISBN 9781742283234
              Available in EPUB
              Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
              Language en
              Released NZ 6 Feb 2006
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series U.F.O (Unavoidable Family Outing)
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