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              Books in the My New Zealand Story series

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              Gumdigger: Northland, 1899-1900
               

              Gumdigger: Northland, 1899-1900 (Paperback)

              By Beattie, Kath

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              Reuben Radcliffe's father owns the store in the small township of Waipapa. When the bank forecloses on a loan, Reuben and his family are forced to leave their home and move into a tent. With no money and little food, Reuben has to leave school and find work. Heading north with hi...s father, Reuben joins a gang of Dalmatian gumdiggers.
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              ISBN 9781775430360
              Published NZ 1 May 2011
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Harbour Bridge: Auckland, 1958-59
               

              Harbour Bridge: Auckland, 1958-59 (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "Auckland in the 1950s: a time of rock'n'roll, milk bars, bodgies and widgies and teenage rebellion. The Auckland Harbour Bridge is under construction. Simon likes watching the bridge being built, and talking to his uncle and his mates about what's happening on site. Meanwhile, S...imon's best friend Marty is obsessed with the Space Race and younger sister Jo can't stop worrying about the fate of the dogs and monkeys that are the world's first space travellers. Everyone says that life on the North Shore will change once the bridge is finished ...but what does that mean for Simon and his family?--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775431664
              Published NZ 1 May 2014
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Journey to Tangiwai: Tangiwai, 1953
               

              Journey to Tangiwai: Tangiwai, 1953 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Hill, David

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              The year is 1953. Peter Cotterill starts the year writing in a journal given to him by his Great Aunt. We follow him through a year of many changes as Napier struggles through hard times in the aftermath of WWII. The story culminates in a train ride to Auckland on Christmas Eve. ...Unbeknownst to the travellers, a lahar washes away a railway bridge...
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              ISBN 9781775430063
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2010
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Pandemic: Spanish Flu, 1918
               

              Pandemic: Spanish Flu, 1918 (Paperback)

              By Stone, Sally

              World War I is finally drawing to an end, and 11-year old Freda Stone is looking forward to the return of her brother Bobby from the Western Front. However, as a lethal flu epidemic spreads, Freda's joy turns to fear and sorror. First person recount, in diary format. Suggested le...vel: intermediate, junior secondary.
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              ISBN 9781775430896
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2012
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              My New Zealand Story: Cup Magic Auckland/San Diego 1995
               

              My New Zealand Story: Cup Magic Auckland/San Diego 1995 (Paperback)

              By Battye, Susan

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              "Fictionalised diary of Mike Lucas whose parents are involved in Team New Zealand's 1995 America's Cup challenge in San Diego, where Peter Blake's Black Magic boat wins the cup. Mike is sent to live with his grandparents in Takapuna, where he learns to sail, and eventually he tra...vels to San Diego to support Team New Zealand"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775430285
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2013
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Earthquake!: Napier, 1930-31
               

              Earthquake!: Napier, 1930-31 (Paperback)

              By McVeagh, Janine

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              The story starts on the 25th of June, 1930 - a sad day in the Bourke household - the funeral of Katie's father. This Catholic family must now survive with earnings from the older siblings and the washing Katie's mother takes in. Then, in February 1931, disaster strikes the small ...town ...
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              ISBN 9781775430155
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2011
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Gold!: Otago, 1862
               

              Gold!: Otago, 1862 (Paperback)

              By Cartwright, Pauline

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              Gold has been discovered in the Otago hills and Mary is sure her father will be there. If only she can find him, she is sure their troubles will be over. My New Zealand Story is a series of vividly imagined accounts of life in the past ... making history come alive.

              ISBN 9781869439903
              Published NZ 22 Jul 2010
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Here Come the Marines: Warkworth, 1943
               

              Here Come the Marines: Warkworth, 1943 (Paperback, Redesigned ed.)

              By Orman, Lorraine

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              In 1943, 14 year-old Lillian Glenmore is sent with her sister Joyce to live with grandparents on a dairy farm near Warkworth. Her diary describes the social conditions and her experiences of the war, including the arrival of the U.S. Marines. Includes historical note and photogra...phs. First person recount. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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              ISBN 9781775430766
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2012
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Castaway: Disappointment Island, 1907
               

              Castaway: Disappointment Island, 1907 (Paperback)

              By O'Brien, Bill

              Samuel, the keeper of this diary, is 13 when he signs on as a cabin boy aboard a vessel bound for Sydney. The barque Dundonald sinks off Disappointment Island in the ocean south of New Zealand on 6 March 1907. Fifteen survivors endure a harsh winter on this remote island until th...eir rescue in late November that year.
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              ISBN 9781869439910
              Published NZ 22 Jul 2010
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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