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              Books by Shirley Corlett

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              My New Zealand Story: The Wahine Disaster
               

              My New Zealand Story: The Wahine Disaster (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

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              When Debbies grandmother gives her a copy of her forefathers old sea journal, she finds it fascinating. While Debbies own diary tells of 1960s school life and troubles with her friends, excerpts from the diary of 1841 tell of the hardships of life on an emigrant sailing ship. At ...home, sick with glandular fever, Debbie feels transported back in time. Is it the fever, or is her long-dead relative trying to tell her something? Following a trip to the South Island to visit relatives, Debbie boards the ferry to return home to Wellington. It is April 1968. The ferrys name is Wahine...
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              ISBN 9781775436379
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              The Wahine Disaster: Wellington, 1968
               

              The Wahine Disaster: Wellington, 1968 (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

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              It is 1968 when Debbie's grandmother gives her a copy of her forefather's old sea journal. She finds it fascinating and very different from her own diary of school life and troubles with friends. One day, sick in bed, she thinks her long-dead relative is trying to tell her someth...ing. And then she boards the ferry Wahine for a voyage to Wellington. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431336
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2013
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Fire in the Sky: The Diary of James Collier, Tarawera, 1886
                

              Fire in the Sky: The Diary of James Collier, Tarawera, 1886 (Paperback, New title)

              By Corlett, Shirley

              For children ages ten and over this junior novel is set in the time of the eruption of Mount Tarawera 1886, which buried a village and destroyed New Zealand's famous Pink and White Terraces. The story is told through the eyes of fourteen year old James.

              ISBN 9781869436926
              Published NZ 19 Sep 2005
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series My story
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              In the Spotlight
               

              In the Spotlight (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

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              The idea of this book comes from the true story of the Pollards' Lilliputian Comic Opera Company, which first toured the company preformed the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera HMS Pinafore, with the entire cast made up of children.

              ISBN 9781877471216
              Published NZ 2 Feb 2012
              Publisher Giltedge Publishing
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series New Zealand's Own
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              A Catastrophe of Gigantic Proportions
                 

              A Catastrophe of Gigantic Proportions (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

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              When Angie Danwoolly hears that her loving but strange family intend to sell 115 year old Danwoolly House, she is devastated. For Hildred Danwoolly, the 12 year old ghost who has haunted the shadowed passageways for 103 years, it is a catastrophe. Can they join forces and s...ave their home? A mysterious stranger turns up claiming to be a Danwoolly descendant. Is he genuine or a dangerous liar? He seems to be searching for something. Is it something that could save Danwoolly House? Angie must dig deep for courage in her search for the truth. A Catastrophe of Gigantic Proportions A book to make you laugh out loud, and make your toes curl under in fright.
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              ISBN 9780995106277
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2018
              Publisher CreateBooks
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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