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            I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World

            I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Paperback, Young Readers ed)

            By Yousafzai, Malala; McCormick, Patricia

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            Written by Malala for her peers, this is a brand new look at the girl behind the Nobel Prize-winning icon.

            ISBN 9781780622163
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2015
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Sisters of Auschwitz: The true story of two Jewish sisters' resistance in the heart of Nazi territory

            The Sisters of Auschwitz: The true story of two Jewish sisters' resistance in the heart of Nazi territory (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Iperen, Roxane van

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            The life-affirming story of female bravery, Jewish Nazi resistance and surviving the horrors of Auschwitz

            ISBN 9781841883748
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Legacy Trilogy
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            Bill Birch: Minister of Everything
              

            Bill Birch: Minister of Everything (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tattersfield, Brad

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            Birch's story, from humble rural Waikato roots to political change-maker, is of an ordinary New Zealander who achieved extraordinary things. He tells all in Bill Birch - Minister of Everything , written by former staffer and journalist Brad Tattersfield.

            ISBN 9780473501976
            Published NZ 30 Mar 2020
            Publisher Mary Egan Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            For King and Country, For: Four Brothers Four Crosses A New Zealand Story
             

            For King and Country, For: Four Brothers Four Crosses A New Zealand Story (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Vennell, Jock

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            The story of the four Christophers Brothers who were all killed in World War I leads to a more general discussion of the devasting effect of World War I on New Zealand

            ISBN 9781927167397
            Published NZ 30 Sep 2019
            Publisher Wily Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Complete MAUS

            The Complete MAUS (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Spiegelman, Art

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            Combined here are Maus I: A Survivor's Tale and Maus II - the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler's Europe. By addressing the Holocaust through cartoons the author captures the everyday reality of fear and the sensation of survival.

            ISBN 9780141014081
            Released NZ 24 Nov 2003
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            The Lost Boys
             

            The Lost Boys (Hardback)

            By Byrnes, Paul

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            In the First World War of 1914-1918, thousands of boys across Australia and New Zealand lied about their age, forged a parent's signature and left to fight on the other side of the world. Though some were as young as thirteen, they soon found they could die as well as any man. Li...ke Peter Pan's lost boys, they have remained forever young. These are their stories. This extraordinary book captures the incredible and previously untold stories of forty Anzac boys who fought in the First World War, from Gallipoli to the Armistice. Featuring haunting images of the boys taken at training camps and behind the lines, these tales are both heartbreaking and rousing, full of daring, ingenuity, recklessness, random horror and capricious luck. A unique perspective on the First World War, THE LOST BOYS is military history made deeply personal, a powerful homage to youthful bravery and a poignant reminder of the sacrifice of war.
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            ISBN 9781925870503
            Published NZ 29 Oct 2019
            Publisher Affirm Press
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            I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

            I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban (Paperback, Young Readers Edition)

            By Yousafzai, Malala; Lamb, Christina

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            The bestselling memoir of NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the school girl who stood up to the Taliban. I AM MALALA inspired the acclaimed new film HE NAMED ME MALALA, directed by Oscar-winner Davis Guggenheim.

            ISBN 9781474602112
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2015
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            Breaking Ranks
             

            Breaking Ranks (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McNeish, James

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            "This is the story of three men - a doctor, a soldier and a judge. They are men of rare achievement. The doctor has the gift of saving others but not himself. The soldier disobeys orders and abandons his command post in a bid to die with his men. The judge cares more to uphold a ...principle than save himself from ruin.All three defy convention in a way that exacts a price.The first two, Dr John Saxby and Brigadier Reginald Miles, destroy themselves. The death of the judge, Peter Mahon, is hastened by his stand for truth and justice on behalf of the victims of New Zealand's worst air disaster"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775540908
            Published NZ 27 Mar 2017
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Two Popes: Official Tie-in to Major New Film Starring Sir Anthony Hopkins

            The Two Popes: Official Tie-in to Major New Film Starring Sir Anthony Hopkins (Paperback, TV Tie-In)

            By McCarten, Anthony

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            On 28 February 2013, a 600-year-old tradition was shattered- Pope Benedict XVI made a startling announcement. He would resign. This story begins with the death of John Paul, through Benedict's election and reign - taking in the controversies that blighted the world's largest chur...ch - to his subsequent and shocking resignation. We see white smoke from the Sistine Chapel and a reluctant successor who breaks with tradition at once, declaring, I am a sinner. This is the most accurate definition. It is not a figure of speech, a literary genre. I am a sinner. Francis returns inside, invites the cardinals to join him, and serves them ice-cream. From the prize-winning screenwriter of The Theory of Everything and Darkest Hour, The Pope is a poignant and often funny tale of an odd couple, of two very different men whose destinies converge and profoundly influence each other. What issues occupy the two men as they walk and talk in the Vatican gardens together, or later, when they share a light dinner, accompanied by Benedict's favorite drink, Fanta? This is both a biography of two popes and a story of the grace and extra wisdom that comes if a sinner can put their sins behind them.
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            ISBN 9780241985489
            Released NZ 19 Nov 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different

            Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different (Hardback)

            By Brooks, Ben; Illustrated by Winter, Quinton

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            A beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess.

            ISBN 9781787471986
            Released NZ 10 Apr 2018
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Gender and Well-being
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