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"A terroist bomb has forced Ruth's family to leave Indonesia and return to Takapuna, Auckland, where she desparately tries to establish a life at her new school. But instead she finds herself inexplicably sharing the exploits of a mysterious airman who went missing during World W... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780994106902
Barcode 9780994106902
Published 24 April 2014 by Makaro Press
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Harris, Jill
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ISBN-13 9780994106902
ISBN-10 0994106904
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 5-12 working days
Publisher Makaro Press
Imprint Submarine
Publication Date 24 April 2014
International Publication Date 8 February 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Harris, Jill
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
LIANZA 2015 Finalists: Young Adult Award
Children's Choice Awards 2015 - Young Adult
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress War - Fiction, Friendship - Fiction, Supernatural - Fiction, Space and time - Fiction
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code NZ823.3
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

A terrorist bomb has forced Ruths family to leave Indonesia and return to Takapuna Beach, Auckland, where she desperately tries to establish a life at her new school. But instead she finds herself inexplicably sharing the exploits of a mysterious airman who went missing during World War II.
The only person who makes any sense of whats happening to Ruth is physics geek Thomas
Barnard he knows something about the slippery nature of time. Help also comes from Ruths old friend Sally, who has a mysterious problem of her own. An exciting story about
a war that wont go away, the uncertainties of peace and the need for friends to make sense of both.
This is the fourth novel by award-winning writer, Jill Harris.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Young Adult Fiction Award 2015

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Author's Bio

Jill Harris is the author of: Sil (Longacre Press, 2005), which won an Honour Award in the 2006 New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards and was listed as a 2006 Storylines NZ Notable Book; Missing Toby (Longacre Press, 2007); and At the Lake (HarperCollins, 2011), a 2012 Storylines NZ Notable Book. Jill grew up in Takapuna, North Shore, New Zealand, spending a lot of her childhood swimming, boating, fishing and reading. She worked as a teacher and a librarian including three years teaching English in central Java, retiring to write children's fiction, poetry and liturgies. She has two adult sons and four grandchildren, and lives with her husband in Eastbourne, Wellington. Jill's books grow out of a commitment to the power of stories, music and the natural world. She thinks that a novel for children and young adults should be a rattling good yarn.

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