Wheelers Books
Refine By
Publication Date
Fiction / Non-Fiction
    Age
      Format
        Extended Format
        Show Large Print:
        Category
          Publication Country
            Latest Additions
            Language
              Price
              -

              Reading Age: 10 to 12 Years

              Stock Availability: Sort by: View:

              Total 4.45K jump to: go ‹ previous12345...next ›
              Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World
               

              Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World (Hardback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

              • RRP: $25.00
              • $18.75
              • Save $6.25
              • In Stock At Publisher

              "An inspiring illustrated story for children about Jacinda Ardern, and her meteoric rise to become the worlds youngest female leader"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143774518
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-10 years
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
              View details for this title
              Dawn Raid
               

              Dawn Raid (Paperback)

              By Smith, Pauline

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $15.19
              • Save $3.80
              • In Stock At Publisher

              What is an overstayer? Through Sofia's heartfelt diary entries, we witness the terror of being dawn-raided and gain an insight into the courageous and tireless work of the Polynesian Panthers in the 1970s as they encourage immigrant families across New Zealand to stand up for the...ir rights.
              Read more

              ISBN 9781775434757
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
              View details for this title
              Lost Wonders
               

              Lost Wonders (Paperback)

              By Ell, Sarah; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $18.74
              • Save $6.25
              • In Stock At Publisher

              The stories of these fascinating creatures - birds, insects, reptiles and plants - are told in an entertaining and accessible style, drawing on first-hand accounts and supported with useful illustrations. It draws on accounts of their demise, and of the social climate in New Zeal...and in which these extinctions occurred. Illustrated with line drawings by Phoebe Morris, and written in a relatable style, this is perfect for 8-12 year olds, telling true stories about the species and the people involved in their extinction and/or recovery. Featured species include those which are long gone - New Zealand's dinosaurs, penguins and pelicans, and the giant gecko; extinctions since the human habitation of New Zealand, including the moa, piopio, huia and laughing owl, and native fish the grayling; species which were lost and found - the takahe, taiko, Tecomanthe speciosa and the weevils of Canterbury; and those at risk of extinction and how it came to this - kakapo, kaki, Maui's dolphin, kauri and whitebait.
              Read more

              ISBN 9781988547442
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
              View details for this title
              Katipo Joe: Blitzkrieg
               

              Katipo Joe: Blitzkrieg (Paperback)

              By Falkner, Brian

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $15.19
              • Save $3.80
              • In Stock At Publisher

              After a narrow escape from Germany with his mother, Joe is recruited by MI5 and given a mission to infiltrate the Hitler Youth movement. Inspired by true events, Katipo Joe is a story of incredible heroism, unlikely friendships and unbearable tragedy, set against the backdrop of ...World War Two.
              Read more

              ISBN 9781775436447
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
              View details for this title
              New Zealand Nature Heroes
               

              New Zealand Nature Heroes (Paperback)

              By Candler, Gillian

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $23.99
              • Save $6.00
              • In Stock At Publisher

              "New Zealand Nature Heroes is designed to inspire and empower New Zealand kids to be naturalists and conservationists. The book features stories of 15 different nature heroes, people, who, in the past, or currently, are working to protect and understand New Zealand's natural worl...d."--Publisher's website.
              Read more

              ISBN 9781988550015
              Published NZ 6 Dec 2019
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Availability
              In-stock at publisher; ships 5-12 working days
              View details for this title
              My New Zealand Story: The Wahine Disaster
               

              My New Zealand Story: The Wahine Disaster (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $15.19
              • Save $3.80
              • In Stock At Publisher

              When Debbies grandmother gives her a copy of her forefathers old sea journal, she finds it fascinating. While Debbies own diary tells of 1960s school life and troubles with her friends, excerpts from the diary of 1841 tell of the hardships of life on an emigrant sailing ship. At ...home, sick with glandular fever, Debbie feels transported back in time. Is it the fever, or is her long-dead relative trying to tell her something? Following a trip to the South Island to visit relatives, Debbie boards the ferry to return home to Wellington. It is April 1968. The ferrys name is Wahine...
              Read more

              ISBN 9781775436379
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
              View details for this title
              Mission Girl
               

              Mission Girl (Paperback, New edition)

              By Beale, Fleur

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $15.19
              • Save $3.80
              • In Stock At Publisher

              "When her tribe is defeated in battle, Atap is captured and becomes a slave of her enemies. Freedom seems impossible; the penalty for runaway slaves is death. But when sickness strikes the village, Atap is blamed, and now it is even more dangerous to stay. To save her life, she e...scapes to the Pkeh mission station at Paihia. There, Atap is taught to read and write, and learns of the threat to Mori by some unscrupulous settlers greedy for land. Against the backdrop of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, Atap discovers how her education can save her tribal lands and help her reclaim her destiny as the guiding star of her people"--Publisher information.
              Read more

              ISBN 9781775436188
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
              View details for this title
              A Lion in the Meadow (He Raiona i Roto i Nga Otaota)
               

              A Lion in the Meadow (He Raiona i Roto i Nga Otaota) (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $16.49
              • Save $5.50
              • In Stock At Publisher

              I ki atu te tamaiti, "E whae, he raiona kei roto i nga otaota." Ka ki mai te whaea, "Horihori, e Tama." E mea ana koe he raiona kei roto i nga otaota? Ka takutakutia e Margaret Mahi tetahi paki whakamiharo, mo te pono, mo te pohewa. He maha nga tohu honore i whakawhiwhi...a ki a Margaret. He purakau tino whai take tenei ma ia tamaiti, ma ia tamaiti. He ataahua nga pikitia na Jenny Williams.
              Read more

              ISBN 9781869713911
              Published NZ 28 Aug 2018
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age Children
              Language (Maori)
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
              View details for this title
              Canterbury Quake
               

              Canterbury Quake (Paperback, New edition)

              By Wallace, Desna

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $15.19
              • Save $3.80
              • In Stock At Publisher

              "A re-release of Canterbury Quake for a new audience. Anyone would think Maddys world had crumbled when she didnt get a cell phone for her eleventh birthday. But Maddy soon has far more important things to worry about. In the dark of night, with a terrifying rumble and a deafenin...g roar, the world turns upside down! Suddenly, words like 'liquefaction,' 'aftershocks' and 'state of emergency' bubble to the surface of her vocabulary. As Maddy navigates the bumps and crashes of life after the big quakes, she discovers how strong family ties can be, and finds friendship in the most unlikely of places"--Publisher information.
              Read more

              ISBN 9781775436324
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
              View details for this title
              Tui Street Heroes: 2019
               

              Tui Street Heroes: 2019 (Paperback)

              By Kayes, Anne; Illustrated by Phillips, Craig

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $19.99
              • Available

              What happens when you find yourself on a dangerous journey, and you're expected to be the hero?

              ISBN 9780473489717
              Published NZ 5 Sep 2019
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              Showing available from publisher, allow 2-4 weeks for delivery
              View details for this title
              Total 4.45K jump to: go ‹ previous12345...next ›