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            Bryan Williams: Pacific Pioneer
             

            Bryan Williams: Pacific Pioneer (Paperback)

            By Riley, David; Illustrated by Robertson, Chad

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            "Bryan Williams Pacific Pioneer is the inspirational story of one of the first great Pasifikan All Blacks. Bryan beat his opponents with speed, sidestepping or sometimes just by running over the top of them! He inspired future generations of Pasifikan All Blacks, like Michael Jon...es and Jonah Lomu. But Bryan and his All Blacks teammates did something even greater off the field. Something more important than rugby. Something that helped change a whole country"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9780473486228
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age Children
            Series Reading Legends
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            Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From
             

            Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From (Hardback)

            By Skipworth, Patrick; Illustrated by Stevenson, Nicholas

            • RRP: $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 May 20

            A stunning non-fiction picture book about the global diversity hidden in the English language

            ISBN 9781912920174
            Released NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher What on Earth Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II

            The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II (Hardback)

            By Rosen, Michael

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            A personal, powerful and resonant account of the Holocaust by one of this country's best-loved children's authors.By turns charming, shocking and heart-breaking, this is the true story of Michael Rosen's search for his relatives who "went missing" during the Second World War - to...ld through prose, poetry, maps and pictures. When Michael was growing up, stories often hung in the air about his great-uncles: one was a clock-mender and the other a dentist. They were there before the war, his dad would say, and weren't after. Over many years, Michael tried to find out exactly what happened: he interviewed family members, scoured the internet, pored over books and traveled to America and France. The story he uncovered was one of terrible persecution - and it has inspired his poetry for years since. Here, poems old and new are balanced against an immensely readable narrative; both an extraordinary account and a powerful tool for talking to children about the Holocaust.
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            ISBN 9781406386752
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Antarctic Journeys
             

            Antarctic Journeys (Paperback)

            By Werry, Philippa

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            "Antarctica is a fascinating place. It is beautiful, cold, remote, and difficult to get to, which means everyone who goes there - today or in the past - has a special reason for wanting to go. Antarctica Journeys is about the journeys - historical and contemporary, human and anim...al, large and small - that build up an overall picture of Antarctic history, geography, science and wildlife. Photographs, maps and paintings, letters, diaries, newspaper and eye-witness reports from the days of early exploration, as well as later research and interviews, paint a vivid picture of an amazing continent"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9781869664992
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2019
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Ancient Egyptians

            The Ancient Egyptians (Hardback)

            By Greenberg, Imogen; Illustrated by Greenberg, Isabel

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            Learn everything you need to know about the Ancient Egyptians, and some of the things they'd rather you didn't

            ISBN 9781847808257
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2016
            Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Discover...
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            Smoke, Flame, Fire!: A History of Firefighting

            Smoke, Flame, Fire!: A History of Firefighting (Hardback)

            By Apps, Roy

            Discover the amazing history of firefighting - from the pioneering Romans to WW2 Fire Guards and today's international search and rescue teams.

            ISBN 9780750297967
            Released NZ 12 Jul 2016
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Smoke, Flame, Fire!
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            Fact Cat: History: Florence Nightingale

            Fact Cat: History: Florence Nightingale (Hardback)

            By Howell, Izzi

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            Introducing young children to historical events with a global significance, the illustrated 'Fact Cat' character helps readers discover answers to key questions.

            ISBN 9781526301680
            Released NZ 31 Jan 2017
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Fact Cat: History
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            Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad
             

            Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad (Hardback)

            By Anderson, M. T.

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            A 2016 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist National Book Award winner M. T. Anderson delivers a brilliant and riveting account of the Siege of Leningrad and the role played by Russian composer Shostakovich and his Leningrad Symphony.In September 194...1, Adolf Hitler's Wehrmacht surrounded Leningrad in what was to become one of the longest and most destructive sieges in Western history-almost three years of bombardment and starvation that culminated in the harsh winter of 1943-1944. More than a million citizens perished. Survivors recall corpses littering the frozen streets, their relatives having neither the means nor the strength to bury them. Residents burned books, furniture, and floorboards to keep warm; they ate family pets and-eventually-one another to stay alive. Trapped between the Nazi invading force and the Soviet government itself was composer Dmitri Shostakovich, who would write a symphony that roused, rallied, eulogized, and commemorated his fellow citizens-the Leningrad Symphony, which came to occupy a surprising place of prominence in the eventual Allied victory.This is the true story of a city under siege: the triumph of bravery and defiance in the face of terrifying odds. It is also a look at the power-and layered meaning-of music in beleaguered lives. Symphony for the City of the Dead is a masterwork thrillingly told and impeccably researched by National Book Award-winning author M. T. Anderson.
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            ISBN 9780763668181
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2015
            Publisher Candlewick Press,U.S
            Interest Age Children
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            World War II
             

            World War II (Paperback, Unabridged edition)

            By Robinson, Sir Tony

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            Everything you need to know about World War II.

            ISBN 9781447227687
            Released NZ 27 Feb 2013
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders
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            Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
             

            Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (Paperback, New edition)

            By Lansing, Alfred

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            In this title, there is adventure, shipwreck, storms and survival on the high seas.

            ISBN 9780753809877
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2000
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Voyages Promotion
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