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            Leaving for the Front: A Boy's Story
             

            Leaving for the Front: A Boy's Story (Paperback)

            Illustrated by O'Connell, Michelle

            A story about the 2014 re-enactment of the day the first contingent of Wairarapa volunteers left for World War One. A small boy recounts his experiences of dressing up as a person from 1914, and watching the soldiers parade from the Materston town hall to the railway station.

            ISBN 9781508517474
            Released NZ 18 Apr 2015
            Publisher Createspace
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            You Are the First Kid on Mars
             

            You Are the First Kid on Mars (Hardback)

            Illustrated by O'Brien, Patrick

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            As we look back to the beginnings of the space race, 2009 is also the year for looking forward to humankindas next step toward the stars. In the spirit of books that once imagined colonies on the moon, Patrick OaBrien has created a unique look at your first trip to Mars. Using th...e most upto- date designs and theories of what it will take to establish a base on Mars, you are off on an incredible journey, over 35 million miles to the red planet. Filled with details, and vividly brought to life, this is an adventure that you are never going to forget.
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            ISBN 9780399246340
            Released NZ 13 Jul 2009
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-9 years
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            Ed Climbs a Big Hill
             

            Ed Climbs a Big Hill (Paperback)

            By Sobanja, Dreydon; Illustrated by Smith, Jennifer

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            Fictional story about the life of the New Zealand moutaineer Edmund Hillary. Edmund dreams of climing mountains as a child. Finally, he grows up to realise his dreams, and climbs Everest, the biggest mountain of all. Includes factual notes. Suggested level: primary.

            ISBN 9780473227838
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2013
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age 5-9 years
            Series Inspirational Kiwis
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            Willie Apiata VC: A Reluctant Hero
             

            Willie Apiata VC: A Reluctant Hero (Paperback, Abridged edition)

            By Little, Paul; With Lockyer, John

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            Corporal Willie Apiata became the first New Zealander since the Second World War to be awarded the Commonwealth's highest military award for his actions with the NZ SAS in Afghanistan. From his early life in small town East Coast New Zealand to his actions in the deserts of Afgha...nistan, this is his story in his words. Inspiring, and heart warming, this is the story of an ordinary Kiwi facing extraordinary challenges.
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            ISBN 9780143304579
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2009
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            You Can Save the Planet
             

            You Can Save the Planet (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

            By Hough, Richard

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            Reveals the impact of everyday life on the environment, and shows how even the smallest actions can make a difference to the future of our planet. This book is suitable for young adults and their families.

            ISBN 9780713686883
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2007
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Think!: Before It's Too Late
              

            Think!: Before It's Too Late (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Airport / Ireland / Export ed)

            By de Bono, Edward

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            The world is full of problems and conflicts. So why can we not solve them? This book examines why we think the way we do from a historical perspective and uses some of the author's famous thinking techniques combined with fresh ideas to show us how to change the way we think.

            ISBN 9780091924096
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2009
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Trees
             

            Trees (Hardback)

            By Gillespie, Lisa Jane

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            Part of the Beginners series, this book offers introduction to trees and plant-life for young readers. It offers reading practise for children who prefer fact to fiction.

            ISBN 9780746090220
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2009
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Series Beginners Series
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            Let's Learn Japanese Picture Dictionary

            Let's Learn Japanese Picture Dictionary (Hardback, Revised ed.)

            By Goodman, Marlene

            • RRP: $29.00
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            Introduces beginning language learners to more than 1,550 commonly taught basic words. The color dictionaries in this series contains 30 two-page spreads that illustrate the meanings of words. The panoramas focus on scenes familiar to children aged three through eight, such as ho...me life, the classroom, city life, sports, the zoo, and outer space.
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            ISBN 9780071408271
            Released NZ 31 Jan 2003
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 4-8 years
            Series Juv. Lang
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            Ultimate Skiing: Master the Techniques of Great Skiing
              

            Ultimate Skiing: Master the Techniques of Great Skiing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By LeMaster, Ron

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            Presented in full-color. Includes the latest developments in ski technique, technology and teaching methods. Features photo sequences of proper form on the slopes. Covers new techniques for the curved ski design and the key to fine-tuning boots for specific styles and terrains. I...ncluded analyses of world cup skiers.
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            ISBN 9780736079594
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2009
            Publisher Human Kinetics Publishers
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Pat Hanly
              

            Pat Hanly (Hardback)

            By O'Brien, Gregory

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            A magnificent colourful monograph from the series of major New Zealnd artists by Ron Sang Publications

            ISBN 9780473208646
            Published NZ 23 Aug 2012
            Publisher Ron Sang Publictions
            Interest Age General Audience
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