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            Dawn Raid
             

            Dawn Raid (Paperback)

            By Smith, Pauline

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            What is an overstayer? Through Sofia's heartfelt diary entries, we witness the terror of being dawn-raided and gain an insight into the courageous and tireless work of the Polynesian Panthers in the 1970s as they encourage immigrant families across New Zealand to stand up for the...ir rights.
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            ISBN 9781775434757
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series My New Zealand Story
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            Mission Girl
             

            Mission Girl (Paperback, New edition)

            By Beale, Fleur

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            "When her tribe is defeated in battle, Atap is captured and becomes a slave of her enemies. Freedom seems impossible; the penalty for runaway slaves is death. But when sickness strikes the village, Atap is blamed, and now it is even more dangerous to stay. To save her life, she e...scapes to the Pkeh mission station at Paihia. There, Atap is taught to read and write, and learns of the threat to Mori by some unscrupulous settlers greedy for land. Against the backdrop of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, Atap discovers how her education can save her tribal lands and help her reclaim her destiny as the guiding star of her people"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775436188
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series My New Zealand Story
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            Katipo Joe: Blitzkrieg
             

            Katipo Joe: Blitzkrieg (Paperback)

            By Falkner, Brian

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            After a narrow escape from Germany with his mother, Joe is recruited by MI5 and given a mission to infiltrate the Hitler Youth movement. Inspired by true events, Katipo Joe is a story of incredible heroism, unlikely friendships and unbearable tragedy, set against the backdrop of ...World War Two.
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            ISBN 9781775436447
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age Children
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            Canterbury Quake
             

            Canterbury Quake (Paperback, New edition)

            By Wallace, Desna

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            "A re-release of Canterbury Quake for a new audience. Anyone would think Maddys world had crumbled when she didnt get a cell phone for her eleventh birthday. But Maddy soon has far more important things to worry about. In the dark of night, with a terrifying rumble and a deafenin...g roar, the world turns upside down! Suddenly, words like 'liquefaction,' 'aftershocks' and 'state of emergency' bubble to the surface of her vocabulary. As Maddy navigates the bumps and crashes of life after the big quakes, she discovers how strong family ties can be, and finds friendship in the most unlikely of places"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775436324
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series My New Zealand Story
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            The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

            The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Paperback)

            By Boyne, John

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            Nine-years-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the Fury? Why did he make them leave their nice home in Berlin to go to 'Out-With'? And who are all the sad people in striped pyjamas on the other side of the fence? The grown-ups won't explain so Bruno decides there is... only one thing for it - he will have to explore this place alone.
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            ISBN 9780099572862
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2012
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Tattooist of Auschwitz - YA Edition
             

            The Tattooist of Auschwitz - YA Edition (Paperback)

            By Morris, Heather

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            I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would bec...ome one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl. For Lale - a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer - it was love at first sight. And he was determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure this woman, Gita, did too. So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz. This edition is edited and updated for younger readers, and also contains extra materials, including classroom discussion points, additional photos, maps and documents and other educational resources.
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            ISBN 9781760686031
            Published NZ 3 Jun 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            White Bird: A Graphic Novel

            White Bird: A Graphic Novel (Hardback)

            By Palacio, R. J.

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            A powerful, unforgettable graphic novel from the world of Wonder, by globally bestselling and award-winning author R J Palacio. To the millions of readers who fell in love with R J Palacio's Wonder, Julian is best-known as Auggie Pullman's classroom bully. White Bird reveals a ne...w side to Julian's story, as Julian discovers the moving and powerful tale of his grandmother, who was hidden from the Nazis as a young Jewish girl in occupied France during the Second World War. An unforgettable, unputdownable story about strength, courage and the power of kindness to change hearts, build bridges, and even save lives, from the globally bestselling author of Wonder.
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            ISBN 9780241397244
            Released NZ 7 Dec 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Wonder
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            Waiting for Anya

            Waiting for Anya (Paperback)

            By Morpurgo, Michael

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            A gripping historical adventure by a much-loved and award winning author. Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Stranger Things' Noah Schnapp. It is World War II and Jo stumbles on a dangerous secret: Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis, close to his moun...tain village in Spain. Now, German soldiers have been stationed at the border. Jo must get word to his friends that the children are trapped. The slightest mistake could cost them their lives.
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            ISBN 9781405294034
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Egmont UK Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Ghost of Howlers Beach (The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries, #1)

            The Ghost of Howlers Beach (The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries, #1) (Paperback)

            By French, Jackie

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            Butter O'Bryan has been told there are ghosts on Howler's Beach, but are there? Butter O'Bryan may live in a 'Very Small Castle' on the headland with his father and doting aunts, but he is very aware of the hardship that the Depression has created with 'susso' camps' and desperat...e unemployment. Butter has been told there are ghosts on nearby isolated Howler's Beach, but are there? And how can the children that Butter plays cricket with on the beach simply vanish? Who are these children and why do they refuse his help? Butter is certain the children are hiding a secret and he is determined to solve the mystery.
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            ISBN 9781460757727
            Published NZ 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries
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            Friday the Rebel Dog
              

            Friday the Rebel Dog (Paperback)

            By Brocker, Susan; Illustrated by McGrath, Raymond

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              1 Jul 20

            The collie dog slipped silently through the starlit night. She could smell sheep in the valley, hundreds of them. She knew what she had to do, and she had to do it quickly and quietly. This is the tale of New Zealands most notorious sheep-stealer and his loyal working dog. More t...han 160 years ago, James Mackenzie and his black-and-white collie, Friday, secretly herded 1,000 stolen sheep through rugged, unmapped mountain passes. A statue of the pair stands today in the heart of Mackenzie Country in the South Island.
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            ISBN 9781775436102
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age Children
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