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            True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)

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            Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World
             

            Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World (Hardback)

            By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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            "An inspiring illustrated story for children about Jacinda Ardern, and her meteoric rise to become the worlds youngest female leader"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143774518
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-10 years
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            ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King

            ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Racklyeft, Jess; By Simpson, Kate

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            It was 1914 when Sister Alice Ross-King left Australia for the war. Nursing was her passion - all she had ever wanted to do. But Alice couldn't have imagined what she would see. She served four long years and was brave, humble and endlessly compassionate. Using extracts from Alic...e's actual diaries kept in the Australian War Memorial, this story captures the danger, the heartache and the history of the young nurse who would one day become the most decorated woman in Australia.
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            ISBN 9781760637019
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 6-10 years
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            Wink

            Wink (Paperback)

            By Harrell, Rob

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            Surviving school with one eye open. Ross Maloy just wants to be a normal seventh grader. He does not want to lose his hair, or wear a weird hat, or deal with the kids at school who don't know what to say to 'the cancer kid'. But with a sudden and horrifying diagnosis of a rare ey...e cancer, blending in is off the table. Based on Rob Harrell's real-life experiences, and filled with his cartoons and illustrations, this very personal and poignant novel is an unforgettable, hilarious and uplifting story of survival, and of finding music, magic and laughter in all of life's weirdness. EARLY PRAISE FOR WINK: 'Wink is the story of a boy's survival that is both deeply personal and wildly funny. It's fun, it's important, and it's got songs! Rock on, Rob Harrell! Batpig forever!' - Max Brallier, New York Times bestselling author of Last Kids on Earth 'I loved Wink! Heartbreakingly funny, this book is proof that laughter is the best form of medicine. A smart, likable story that's full of heart.' - Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries 'Wink has all the right elements: humour, heart, and a Batpig. A deeply personal and moving story, it will (pun alert) rock you to the core.' - Terri Libenson, award-winning comics creator and author of the bestselling Invisible Emmie 'With a cast of characters that feel both deeply human and fully seen, this book has shot onto my list of all-time favourite books. Simply superb!' - Ingrid Law, author of Newbery Honor Book Savvy 'Funny, moving, and ultimately triumphant, Wink is a powerful story of everyday resilience, and of the different types of family that unexpectedly sprout up in the wake of tragedy.' - M.A. Larson, author of Pennyroyal Academy
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            ISBN 9781460758878
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Cat from Muzzle
             

            The Cat from Muzzle (Paperback)

            By Sutton, Sally; Illustrated by Tulloch, Scott

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            "Dwayne is a rumble-tumble tabby cat who knows where he belongs up on the farm at Muzzle Station. So, when hes taken to live far away in the town of Kaikoura, whats a cat to do? Shake the dust off his paws and start walking, of course! The trouble is, home is a very long way away..."--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143773085
            Published NZ 7 May 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 3-7 years
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            Maralinga, the Anangu Story
             

            Maralinga, the Anangu Story (Paperback)

            By Yalata and Oak Valley Communities; With Mattingley, Christobel

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            Maralinga: The Anangu Story is our story. We have told it for our children, our grandchildren and their children. We have told it for you. In words and pictures Yalata and Oak Valley community members, with author Christobel Mattingley, describe what happened in the Maralinga Tja...rutja lands of South Australia before the bombs and after.
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            ISBN 9781742378428
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2012
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

            The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition (Paperback, Definitive ed)

            By Frank, Anne; Translated by Massotty, Susan; Volume editor Frank, Otto; Pressler, Mirjam; Illustrated by Brockway, Harry

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            In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next two years Anne describes her thoughts, feelings and longings as she grows up in her diary which ends abruptly when, in Augu...st 1944, they were all betrayed.
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            ISBN 9780141315195
            Released NZ 28 Feb 2003
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series Puffin Modern Classics
            Language (English)
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            Legends and Lore

            Legends and Lore (Paperback)

            By Geographic Kids, National; Claybourne, Anna; Edited by Szu-Tu, Ariane

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            Interesting and curious historical legends and their background, for children --

            ISBN 9781426334627
            Released NZ 3 Jan 2020
            Publisher National Geographic Kids
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series History's Mysteries
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            Surprising Stories Behind Everyday Stuff

            Surprising Stories Behind Everyday Stuff (Paperback)

            By Geographic Kids, National; Warren Drimmer, Stephanie; Edited by Szu-Tu, Ariane

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            Who invented pizza? Why do people shake hands? Why do we wear underwear? You'll find the answers to these questions and more in this new series from National Geographic Kids!

            ISBN 9781426335297
            Released NZ 12 Jan 2020
            Publisher National Geographic Kids
            Interest Age 6-12 years
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            Go Girl: A storybook of epic NZ women
             

            Go Girl: A storybook of epic NZ women (Hardback)

            By Else, Barbara

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            "A collection of true stories about New Zealand women who have done extraordinary things. Some of the amazing women whose stories you will find in this book are Dame Whina Cooper, Janet Frame, Farah Palmer, Lucy Lawless, Kate Sheppard, Nancy Wake, Sophie Pascoe, Margaret Mahy, Ly...dia Ko, Merata Mita, Lorde, Rita Angus, Te Puea Herangi and many more"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143771609
            Published NZ 2 Apr 2018
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Fountains of Silence

            The Fountains of Silence (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sepetys, Ruta

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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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