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              Books by Maria Gill

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              Ice Breaker
                

              Ice Breaker (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              Much has been written about explorer Ernest Shackleton's three courageous expeditions to the Antarctic. What is not so well-known is the crucial role that Captain Frank Worsley played in saving the lives of the crew of Endurance after it got stuck in ice floes and broke apart dur...ing the attempt to traverse the Continent in 1914. After abandoning their ship, in the Weddell Sea, Frank led marches across the ice in the hope of reaching land. When their ice flow split, endangering all their lives, the survivors boarded three small lifeboats. Frank navigated them to Elephant Island during a terrific storm. When they found the island uninhabited, Frank led a six-man rescue party 1300 kilometres overland to a whaling station in South Georgia. Without his precise navigation skills and incredible determination, the rescue party would never have made it. One day after reaching the whaling station, he set out again to go back and rescue the other members of the lifeboat party.
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              ISBN 9781869665364
              Published NZ 31 Jan 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              On the Brink
               

              On the Brink (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Fitzgibbon, Terry

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              As well as finding out how unique these animals are, you'll read what is harming them, and most importantly, what we can do to help them.

              ISBN 9781869665180
              Published NZ 18 Mar 2019
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              EARTHQUAKES!: SHAKING NEW ZEALAND
                

              EARTHQUAKES!: SHAKING NEW ZEALAND (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              Thousands of Earthquakes occur in New Zealand every year, some so small we don't feel them. Others such as the recent quakes in Christchurch and Kaikoura cause significant damage. This book explains what causes earthquakes and why New Zealand has so many, what types of quake occu...r and the most frequently affected areas of the country.
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              ISBN 9781869664862
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              Critical Essay Writing
                

              Critical Essay Writing (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              "Breaks down the essay writing task into manageable skills and offers ample opportunities to practise and apply each one, including in online contexts. It then sets out a multitude of lessons in which students combine these skills in different ways to produce both literary essays... and essays that are also important to success in other curriculum areas, such as persuasive, argument, and cause and effect essays"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781776550043
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2014
              Publisher Essential Resources Ltd
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