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            True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)

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            Wink

            Wink (Paperback)

            By Harrell, Rob

            • RRP: $24.99
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            Surviving school with one eye open. Ross Maloy just wants to be a normal seventh grader. He does not want to lose his hair, or wear a weird hat, or deal with the kids at school who don't know what to say to 'the cancer kid'. But with a sudden and horrifying diagnosis of a rare ey...e cancer, blending in is off the table. Based on Rob Harrell's real-life experiences, and filled with his cartoons and illustrations, this very personal and poignant novel is an unforgettable, hilarious and uplifting story of survival, and of finding music, magic and laughter in all of life's weirdness. EARLY PRAISE FOR WINK: 'Wink is the story of a boy's survival that is both deeply personal and wildly funny. It's fun, it's important, and it's got songs! Rock on, Rob Harrell! Batpig forever!' - Max Brallier, New York Times bestselling author of Last Kids on Earth 'I loved Wink! Heartbreakingly funny, this book is proof that laughter is the best form of medicine. A smart, likable story that's full of heart.' - Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries 'Wink has all the right elements: humour, heart, and a Batpig. A deeply personal and moving story, it will (pun alert) rock you to the core.' - Terri Libenson, award-winning comics creator and author of the bestselling Invisible Emmie 'With a cast of characters that feel both deeply human and fully seen, this book has shot onto my list of all-time favourite books. Simply superb!' - Ingrid Law, author of Newbery Honor Book Savvy 'Funny, moving, and ultimately triumphant, Wink is a powerful story of everyday resilience, and of the different types of family that unexpectedly sprout up in the wake of tragedy.' - M.A. Larson, author of Pennyroyal Academy
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            ISBN 9781460758878
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            331 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World
              

            Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World (Hardback)

            By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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            "An inspiring illustrated story for children about Jacinda Ardern, and her meteoric rise to become the worlds youngest female leader"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143774518
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-10 years
            Availability
            2 Ready to ship - Allow 3-5 days
            254 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

            Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (Paperback, Abridged edition)

            By Yen Mah, Adeline

            • RRP: $26.00
            • $19.50
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            The story of a Chinese woman and how she suffered appalling emotional deprivation and rejection by her family as a child growing up in China and Hong Kong. She tells of the consequences in her adult life, above which she rose to make a happy marriage and become a successful docto...r in the USA.
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            ISBN 9780141304878
            Released NZ 2 Aug 1999
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Chinese Cinderella
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Ugly (younger readers): The bestselling Australian story, now published internationally

            Ugly (younger readers): The bestselling Australian story, now published internationally (Paperback)

            By Hoge, Robert

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            A beaut story about one very ugly kid.

            ISBN 9780733634338
            Published NZ 11 Aug 2015
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age Children
            Series The Official Pokemon Ear
            Availability
            227 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            On Two Feet and Wings: One Boy's Amazing Story of Survival

            On Two Feet and Wings: One Boy's Amazing Story of Survival (Paperback)

            By Kazerooni, Abbas

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            I was not aware that I was crying until I saw the tears hit my shoes. Even with all the lights at the airport, the night outside looked dark and the air seemed thick. I wiped my eyes and tried to figure out what I could do. I was alone in a foreign land at the age of nine, and I ...did not speak the language. I was, quite simply, terrified...
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            ISBN 9781743311059
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2012
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series The Abbas Kazerooni Memoirs
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            Sky High: Jean Batten's Incredible Flying Adventures
              

            Sky High: Jean Batten's Incredible Flying Adventures (Hardback)

            By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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            "In 1934, Jean Batten set a world record for the fastest flight from England to Australia. Two years later, she made the first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143770367
            Published NZ 31 Jul 2017
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children
            Availability
            3 Ready to ship - Allow 3-5 days
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Diary of a Young Girl

            The Diary of a Young Girl (Paperback)

            By Frank, Anne; Volume editor Pressler, Mirjam; Translated by Massotty, Susan

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            Anne Frank's diary is among the most enduring documents of the 20th century. It documents her life in hiding from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944 in German occupied Amsterdam.

            ISBN 9780141315188
            Released NZ 11 Dec 2002
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Language (English)
            Availability
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            When Stars are Scattered
             

            When Stars are Scattered (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            Illustrated by Jamieson, Victoria; By Mohamed, Omar; Illustrated by Geddy, Iman

            • RRP: $24.89
            • $24.89
            • Internationally sourced

            Omar and his brother Hassan, two Somali boys, have spent a long time in the Dadaab refugee camp. The hunger is constant . but there's football to look forward to, and now there's a chance Omar will get to go to school . This book perfectly depicts life in a refugee camp for 8-12 ...year olds.
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            ISBN 9780571363858
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age Children
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            The Cat from Muzzle
             

            The Cat from Muzzle (Paperback)

            By Sutton, Sally; Illustrated by Tulloch, Scott

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            "Dwayne is a rumble-tumble tabby cat who knows where he belongs up on the farm at Muzzle Station. So, when hes taken to live far away in the town of Kaikoura, whats a cat to do? Shake the dust off his paws and start walking, of course! The trouble is, home is a very long way away..."--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143773085
            Published NZ 7 May 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 3-7 years
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Brave Bess and the ANZAC Horses
              

            Brave Bess and the ANZAC Horses (Paperback)

            By Brocker, Susan

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $19.99
            • To Order/ Indent titles

            This is the true story of the Kiwi war horses of the First World War.

            ISBN 9781869507916
            Published NZ 5 Mar 2010
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Availability
            Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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