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 NZ Non Fiction

Awards:Finalist for the Non-fiction Elsie Locke Award of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2018.

The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand's history that many people wish they knew more about.
The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women and children. It e... read more

We know more about wars fought in Europe than the 19th century battles that occurred in our own country and this enlightening new book helps to rectify that. Werry’s absorbing text describes how the New Zealand wars began, where and when they were fought, who was involv... read more

The New Zealand Wars
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 12

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 NZ Non Fiction

Awards:Finalist: New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2014 Finalist: LIANZA Elsie Locke Non Fiction Award 2014 Winner of a 2014 Storylines Notable Book Award

This book exposes the rich history behind Anzac Day, seeking to answer the many questions children often ask their parents and teachers around the 25th of April every year. It covers all aspects of Anzac Day, from the Gallipoli Campa... read more

Anzac Day: The New Zealand Story: What It Is and Why It Matters
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Available Stock: 5

At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year New Zealanders remember the end of the First World War. Armistice Day. Kiwi soldiers returned home to a terrible influenza epidemic, as the population grieved for the loss of life. Memo... read more

PUBLICATION FEBRUARY 2016

Armistice Day: The New Zealand Story
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Available Stock: 3

The three young soldiers in the story are best friends from school, and they leave New Zealand together to go and fight at Gallipoli. Landing first in Egypt, they travel by ship to Anzac Cove and dig into trenches to fight the Turkish troops hold... read more

Best Mates: Three Lads Who Went to War Together
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Available Stock: 1

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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story
Awards:Storylines 2014 Notable Junior Fiction.

For Frances and her family, living on a lighthouse, the war is both far away and scarily close. There are rumours of submarines in the Pacific. The Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, taken Singapore and bombed Darwin, so what’... read more

PUBLICATION NOVEMBER 2013

Lighthouse Family: Coastal NZ, 1941-42 (My New Zealand Story)
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Description: Aimed at younger readers but providing an excellent resource for the whole family, this new book looks at the rich history behind Waitangi Day, universally recognised as New Zealand's national day. It reviews the historic events behind the signin... read more

Waitangi Day: The New Zealand Story
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story

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, Simon's best friend Marty is obsessed with the Space Race and... read more

PUBLICATION MAY 2014

Harbour Bridge: Auckland, 1958-59 (My New Zealand Story)
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Available Stock: 0

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 NZ Middle Fiction

Harry (short for Harriet) is supposed to be having her best year ever at school, but it's not turning out that way. Her brilliantly creative projects aren't always appreciated, and neither is her wild imagination. Then Mallory, the new girl with the unpronounceable surname, turns up, and Harry's imagination really takes off.

A Girl Called Harry
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Available Stock: 0