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            White Bird
             

            White Bird (Hardback)

            By Palacio, R. J.

            • RRP: $40.00
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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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            Prince of Ponies
             

            Prince of Ponies (Hardback)

            By Gregg, Stacy

            • RRP: $25.00
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            A touching horse story from master storyteller, Stacy Gregg - a tale of survivors and the things we have to reconcile ourselves with when others are left behind...

            ISBN 9780008332310
            Released NZ 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 9-12 years
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            The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

            The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Paperback)

            By Boyne, John

            • RRP: $19.99
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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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            Dawn Raid
             

            Dawn Raid (Paperback)

            By Smith, Pauline

            • RRP: $18.99
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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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            Private Peaceful

            Private Peaceful (Paperback)

            By Morpurgo, Michael

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            Tonight, more than any other night of my life, I want to feel alive.

            ISBN 9780007486441
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2010
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Finding
             

            Finding (Paperback)

            By Hill, David

            • RRP: $19.99
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            "Traces the fortunes of two New Zealand families over seven generations, through wars, depressions, disasters, protest and social change"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143772392
            Published NZ 30 Apr 2018
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children
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            Canterbury Quake
              

            Canterbury Quake (Paperback, New edition)

            By Wallace, Desna

            • RRP: $17.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Feb 20

            "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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            Mission Girl
              

            Mission Girl (Paperback, New edition)

            By Beale, Fleur

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            • Pub Date
              1 Feb 20

            "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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            The Fountains of Silence

            The Fountains of Silence (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sepetys, Ruta

            • RRP: $30.00
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            From carnegie medal winning author Ruta Sepetys. Madrid, 1957. Tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine while Spanish citizens are gripped by a dark secret. Daniel Matheson, the son of an oil tycoon, hopes to connect with th...e country of his mother's birth through the lens of his camera. Photography -and fate - introduce him to Ana, a hotel maid, whose family is suffering under the fascist dictatorship of General Franco. Daniel and Ana's lives and hearts collide as they unite to uncover the hidden darkness within the city - a darkness that could engulf them all . . . Master storyteller Ruta Sepetys once again shines light into one of history's darkest corners in this epic, heart-wrenching novel about identity, unforgettable love and the hidden violence of silence.
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            ISBN 9780241422236
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Island at the End of Everything

            The Island at the End of Everything (Paperback)

            By Millwood Hargrave, Kiran

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            Ami lives on Culion, an island for people who have leprosy. Her mother is infected. She loves her home - but then islanders untouched by sickness are forced to leave. Ami's desperate to return before her mother's death. She finds a strange and fragile hope in a colony of butterfl...ies. Can they lead her home before it's too late?
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            ISBN 9781910002766
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2017
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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