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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 youngest ever NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl who stood up to the Taliban.

            ISBN 9781780226583
            Released NZ 14 Oct 2014
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Promised Land

            A Promised Land (Hardback)

            By Obama, Barack

            • RRP: $69.99
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            A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man... searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency-a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil. Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation's highest office. Reflecting on the presidency, he offers a unique and thoughtful exploration of both the awesome reach and the limits of presidential power, as well as singular insights into the dynamics of U.S. partisan politics and international diplomacy. Obama brings readers inside the Oval Office and the White House Situation Room, and to Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, and points beyond. We are privy to his thoughts as he assembles his cabinet, wrestles with a global financial crisis, takes the measure of Vladimir Putin, overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds to secure passage of the Affordable Care Act, clashes with generals about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, tackles Wall Street reform, responds to the devastating Deepwater Horizon blowout, and authorizes Operation Neptune's Spear, which leads to the death of Osama bin Laden. A Promised Land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective-the story of one man's bet with history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a Black American, bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of
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            ISBN 9780241491515
            Released NZ 18 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi
              

            Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi (Paperback)

            Illustrated by Morris, Toby; By Calman, Ross; Derby, Mark; Translated by Walker, Piripi

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            Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi is a reorua (bilingual) graphic novel that takes a fresh and innovative look at our founding treaty. The book reflects current scholarship and has been reviewed by some of Aotearoa's foremost Te Tiriti o Waitangi experts.

            ISBN 9780473470654
            Published NZ 13 Jun 2019
            Publisher Lift Education
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            Language (English & Te Reo)
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            The Hunting: An explosive thriller from the bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series

            The Hunting: An explosive thriller from the bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Leather, Stephen

            • RRP: $34.99
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            The next action-packed standalone thriller from Sunday Times bestselling author Stephen Leather.

            ISBN 9781529345223
            Released NZ 9 Feb 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Matt Standing Thrillers
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            A Long Time Coming: The story of Ngai Tahu's treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown
             

            A Long Time Coming: The story of Ngai Tahu's treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown (Paperback)

            By Fisher, Martin

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            'A Long Time Coming' depicts the history of the Ngai Tahu settlement and shows how the two sides, Ngai Tahu and the Crown, led by Tipene O'Regan for Ngai Tahu and the Minister of Treaty Negotiations Douglas Graham, managed to negotiate one of the country's longest legal document.

            ISBN 9781988503110
            Published NZ 30 Dec 2020
            Publisher Canterbury University Press
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            The Platform: The Radical Legacy of the Polynesian Panthers: 2020
             

            The Platform: The Radical Legacy of the Polynesian Panthers: 2020 (Paperback)

            By Anae, Melani

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            In a book that is both deeply personal and highly political, Melani Anae recalls the radical activism of Auckland's Polynesian Panthers - the movement modelled on the US Black Panther Party 'but without guns'.

            ISBN 9781988587431
            Published NZ 23 Oct 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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            The Pianist of Yarmouk

            The Pianist of Yarmouk (Paperback)

            By Ahmad, Aeham

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            One morning on the outskirts of Damascus, two starving friends are walking through their desolate city and come across a familiar street that has been turned to rubble, concrete bridges towering above them like tombs and houses turned inside out. Aeham turns to the only comfort h...e has left and pushes his piano into the street to play a song of hope to his fellow Syrians. It is a song that will reach far beyond the streets of his home and carry consequences he could never have dreamed of. This tender and poetic account of Aeham's experiences, from losing his city, friends and family to leaving his country and finding safety, will move readers with its raw and candid emotion. This is a gripping portrait of a man's search for solace and of a country that has been fiercely torn apart.
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            ISBN 9780241347522
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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            The Rise and Fall of James Busby: His Majesty's British Resident in New Zealand
             

            The Rise and Fall of James Busby: His Majesty's British Resident in New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Moon, Paul

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            One of the British Empire's most troubling colonial exports in the 19th-century, James Busby is known as the father of the Australian wine industry, the author of New Zealand's Declaration of Independence and a central figure in the early history of independent New Zealand as its... British Resident from 1833 to 1840. Officially the man on the ground for the British government in the volatile society of New Zealand in the 1830s, Busby endeavoured to create his own parliament and act independently of his superiors in London. This put him on a collision course with the British Government, and ultimately destroyed his career. With a reputation as an inept, conceited and increasingly embittered person, this caricature of Busby's character has slipped into the historical bloodstream where it remains to the present day. This book draws on an extensive range of previously-unused archival records to reconstruct Busby's life in much more intimate form, and exposes the back-room plotting that ultimately destroyed his plans for New Zealand. It will alter the way that Britain's colonisation of New Zealand is understood, and will leave readers with an appreciation of how individuals, more than policies, shaped the Empire and its rule.
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            ISBN 9781350116658
            Released NZ 2 Nov 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Hunting: An explosive thriller from the bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series
             

            The Hunting: An explosive thriller from the bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series (Hardback)

            By Leather, Stephen

            • RRP: $60.00
            • $46.80
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            • Pub Date
              27 Apr 21

            The next action-packed standalone thriller from Sunday Times bestselling author Stephen Leather.

            ISBN 9781529345216
            Released NZ 27 Apr 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Matt Standing Thrillers
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            Kate Edger: The life of a pioneering feminist
              

            Kate Edger: The life of a pioneering feminist (Paperback)

            By Morrow, Diana

            • RRP: $40.00
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            • Pub Date
              30 Mar 21

            In 1877, Kate Edger became the first woman to graduate from a New Zealand university. She went on to become a pioneer of women's education and worked tirelessly to mitigate violence against women and children. Diana Morrow tells the story of Edger's life and provides valuable ins...ights into the role of women social reformers in our history.
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            ISBN 9781988592640
            Published NZ 30 Mar 2021
            Publisher Otago University Press
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