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 NZ Middle Fiction

A family boards a ship bound for New Zealand. What will they find there?
Tests lie ahead – war, earthquakes, protest marches, brushes with death.
And so do some thrilling discoveries . . .
Master storyteller David Hill traces the fortunes of two New Zealand fa... read more

PUBLICATION MAY 2018

Finding
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:Viola Vincent

A chance meeting with Theo and his dog Mac alerts Caitlin to a puppy farm operating in her community. Through her alter ego Viola Vincent, and with the help of reporter friend Megan, Caitlin embarks on a mission to expose the cruel trade and rescue Sissy, a b... read more

Underdog (Viola Vincent Reporting)
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Astrid thinks she is imagining the quiet boy who appears in her room in the middle of the night. He's called Tamati and lives in New Zealand. Astrid lives in Sweden. What's he doing here? And why does he keep turning up? Tamati tells Astrid they are time twins - children born at t... read more

Time Twins
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

12 yr old Olly is fascinated in all things unexplained, from Bigfoot to hauntings to the Loch Ness Monster. His mates used to share his curiosity but now they say that stuff is for little kids. Olly keeps his wonder to himself - until he has a chance meeting with the town (so-called)... read more

Between
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Junior Fiction 2000.

Along a country road Kit runs to escape his loneliness. Then a great darkness- and the whole world has changed. An eerie new novel from David Hill

Time Out
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Can I use your computer, Millie?’ I said. ‘Just for a sec. Ours is stuffed.’ I typed in ‘Snails, Spells and Snazzlepops’ like I’d seen in the library. The green screen began pulsating again as the witch sailed around the page.... read more

Snails, Spells and Snazzlepops
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story

Like many 13-year-old girls, Sofia’s main worries are how to get some groovy go-go boots, and how not to die of embarrassment giving a speech at school! But when her older brother starts talking about protests and overstayers, and how Pacific Islanders ar... read more

“You're having an amazing family holiday, one where everyone is there and all 18 of you are squeezed into one house. All of sudden it's 4 o'clock in the morning and there's banging and yelling and screaming. The police are in the house pulling people out of bed... read more

Dawn Raid (My New Zealand Story)
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Winner - NZ Post Book Awards Junior Fiction 2014. Finalist: New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2014

William and Melissa have been roped into helping their weird grandparents fix up their holiday home in the country. How will they cope with no electricity, no cellphone reception, and only each other for company?

Teaching notes available

Dunger
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Category:

 NZ Junior Fiction

Series:Toitoi: A Journal for Young Writers and Artists
Awards:Winner of Copyright New Zealand Licencing Award - Best Resource in Primary 2016.

Toitoi is a quarterly journal of writing and art by New Zealand children, ages 5-13. With 100 pages of original stories, poetry and artwork, Toitoi gives our young writers and artists a real purpose and a wide audience. Toitoi can be read at home or at school and is a valuable classroom resource.

Toitoi: A Journal For Young Writers and Artists #11 (Autumn 2018)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Winner of The Storylines Tom Fitzgibbon Award 2017

Take one hyperactive frog, one pair of bright red undies and one epic plan for disaster on school athletics day, and you have the recipe for a youtube sensation! Meet Lucas Weed, aka undie man, one-time loser, now legend. Hes a prank-star extraordinaire!

PUBLICATION MARCH 2018

The Short But Brilliant Career of Lucas Weed
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Finalist in the New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012

Wee Jack Baines is tired of living in his brother's shadow. Unlike his brother Robert, Jack is no good at sports or rabbit-shooting, and is not popular at school. Luckily for him, though, his Uncle Onslow notices that, as well as being short, Jack has a gift with horses: perfect fo... read more

Just Jack
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

A family of rats is forced to leave their home, so sets out to find the fabled city of Ratenburg. Along the way they outwit vicious dogs, tricky rat traps and sharp-beaked hawks, and make some very dangerous crossings. The rat familys adventures test their character and... read more

The Road to Ratenburg
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