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By Werry, Philippa
14-year-old Beatrice Thomas lives with her mother and younger sister Tilly in a small country town during WW1. She gets a job as a telegram girl and has to convince the telegram boys that she's up to the task, as she delivers telegrams through the Armistice, influenza epidemic an...d the return of the soldiers.Read more
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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.
"Reviews the historic events behind the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 and charts the celebrations, tensions and protests witnessed in the years that followed, concluding with a summary of the Waitangi Day events held around the country on 6th February today"--Publishe...r information.Read more
"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's to stop them invading New Zealand next? But soon ...Frances, the only girl on the island, will have more to worry about than the threat of a Japanese invasion"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.Read more
By Marriott, Janice; Werry, Philippa
3 Out of the Zone is a spine-tingling collection of fantastic tales in which young people get caught up in events that no one would have predicted - least of all themselves.
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