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              The Tattooist of Auschwitz - YA Edition
               

              The Tattooist of Auschwitz - YA Edition (Paperback)

              By Morris, Heather

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              I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would bec...ome one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl. For Lale - a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer - it was love at first sight. And he was determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure this woman, Gita, did too. So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz. This edition is edited and updated for younger readers, and also contains extra materials, including classroom discussion points, additional photos, maps and documents and other educational resources.
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              ISBN 9781760686031
              Published NZ 3 Jun 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Hoot

              Hoot (Paperback)

              By Hiaasen, Carl

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              Compelling and wonderful, Carl Hiaasen's New York Times bestselling and Newbery Award-Winning first novel celebrating the natural world, reissued for its fifteenth anniversary.

              ISBN 9781529020854
              Released NZ 11 Jun 2019
              Publisher Pan Macmillan
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Two Wolves

              Two Wolves (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan

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              One afternoon, police officers show up at Ben Silver's front door. Minutes after they leave, his parents arrive home. Ben and his little sister Olive are bundled into the car and told they're going on a holiday. But are they? It doesn't take long for Ben to realise that his paren...ts are in trouble. Ben's always dreamt of becoming a detective - his dad even calls him 'Cop'. Now Ben gathers evidence and tries to uncover what his parents have done. The problem is, if he figures it out, what does he do? Tell someone? Or keep the secret and live life on the run? WINNER, Young Australian Best Books Award (YABBA) - Fiction for Years 7-9, 2015 HONOUR BOOK, Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year - Younger Readers 2015 'A tense, hard-edged, no-holds-barred thriller.' Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider series 'A high stakes adventure that will keep you guessing and breathless until the very end.' Michael Gerard Bauer, author of Don't Call Me Ishmael
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              ISBN 9781760892661
              Published NZ 18 Jun 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Te Rataka a Tetahi Kohine (Anne Frank's Diary)
                

              Te Rataka a Tetahi Kohine (Anne Frank's Diary) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Frank, Anne; Translated by Mason, Te Haumihiata

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              The world-famous Diary of a young girl was written by a Dutch Jewish teenager hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam during World War 2. Over the last 60 years it has sold more than 30 million copies and been translated into over 70 languages. Now it is available in Te Reo Maori! Ann...e Frank's masterpiece - her self-awareness, fears, frankness and humour - has been published in this new translation so that thousands of school, Kura Kaupapa Maori, and tertiary education institution students can enjoy it in Te Reo Maori. So can the growing number of adult learners who are studying the language.
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              ISBN 9780473478247
              Published NZ 14 Jun 2019
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Language (Maori)
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              Pages & Co.: Tilly and the Bookwanderers
               

              Pages & Co.: Tilly and the Bookwanderers (Paperback, edition)

              By James, Anna

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              A magical adventure to delight the imagination. A curl-up-on-the-sofa snuggle of a debut from a uniquely talented author.

              ISBN 9780008229870
              Released NZ 17 Jun 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Pages & Co.
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              Sick Bay

              Sick Bay (Paperback)

              By Weetman, Nova

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              Two very different Grade 6 girls meet in their school sick bay. Meg is a loner. Grieving over the death of her father, and struggling with changes at home, she wears slippers to school and hides out in sick bay to avoid other kids. New girl Riley, is a Type 1 diabetic and already... popular. She doesn't want to go to sick bay, but sometimes she has to if she's having a high or a low. As Meg and Riley are forced to spend more and more time together in the cramped sick bay room, they start to uncover each other's secrets and find the courage to be who they really are.
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              ISBN 9780702260322
              Published NZ 4 Jun 2019
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Young Dark Emu: A Truer History

              Young Dark Emu: A Truer History (Hardback)

              By Pascoe, Bruce

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              Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers. Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pascoe compellingly ar...gues for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer label for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. He allows the reader to see Australia as it was before Europeans arrived - a land of cultivated farming areas, productive fisheries, permanent homes, and an understanding of the environment and its natural resources that supported thriving villages across the continent. Young Dark Emu - A Truer History asks young readers to consider a different version of Australia's history pre-European colonisation.
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              ISBN 9781925360844
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2019
              Publisher Magabala Books
              Interest Age Children
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              One Careless Night

              One Careless Night (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Booth, Christina

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              The hauntingly beautiful story of our last thylacine. Where the mist swallows mountains and winds whisper through ancient trees a mother and her pup run wild and free. They hunt, but they are also hunted. Carted away. Sold for bounty. And then, one careless night ... The last thy...lacine is gone.One Careless Night tells the story of Tasmania's last Thylacine, that died in captivity after the zookeeper neglected to put the animals in their shelters for the night. The Thylacine and many other animals died that night of exposure.
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              ISBN 9781925381856
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Funny Kid Slapstick (Funny Kid, #5)

              Funny Kid Slapstick (Funny Kid, #5) (Paperback)

              By Stanton, Matt

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              'MY NEW ULTIMATE FAVOURITE BOOK!'- Lachie, aged 11, on Funny Kid for President Every kid wants to laugh, but Max is the boy who can make it happen. Only now he's been forced to join the local ice-hockey team, and there's nothing funny about slipping over and getting a frozen bum.... Or is there? Max is the funny kid ... and this time he's skating on thin ice! Epic fails, a wrestling rhinoceros called Roxanne, fake news, locker rooms filled with popcorn and the dreaded return of Mr Armstrong are just some of the things in store for Max and his friends in this brand-new Funny Kid adventure. For fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and WeirDo, FUNNY KID is the mega-bestselling series from author-illustrator Matt Stanton. MORE PRAISE FOR FUNNY KID 'my favourite thing in the book was everything' - Elliott 'better than Wimpy Kid, Big Nate and Tom Gates combined' - Ally 'humour is injected into every page' - Children's Book Council of Australia's Reading Time 'absolutely hilarious' - Tim Harris, author of the Exploding Endings series
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              ISBN 9780733339486
              Published NZ 17 Jun 2019
              Publisher ABC Books
              Interest Age 7-11 years
              Series Funny Kid
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              Front Desk (Scholastic Gold)
               

              Front Desk (Scholastic Gold) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Yang, Kelly

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              Four starred reviews and over ten best-of-year lists! * Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

              ISBN 9781338157826
              Released NZ 25 Jun 2019
              Publisher Arthur A. Levine Books
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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