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            Kia Kaha: A Storybook of Maori Who Changed the World
             

            Kia Kaha: A Storybook of Maori Who Changed the World (Hardback)

            By Morrison, Stacey; Sherlock, Jeremy

            • RRP: $45.00
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            A powerful illustrated storybook for the tamariki and rangatahi of Aotearoa New Zealand celebrating Maoritanga! KIA KAHA is a collection of true stories about amazing Maori who have achieved incredible things. Each of them blazed a trail in their own way, and this pukapuka was wr...itten to show that with your kura huna, your special gifts, YOU can make a difference too. Written by Stacey Morrison and Jeremy Sherlock, and featuring fabulous illustrations by Akoni Pakinga, Haylee Ngaroma, Isobel Joy Te Aho-White, Jess Thompson aka Maori Mermaid, Josh Morgan, Kurawaka Productions, Miriama Grace-Smith, Ngaumutane Jones aka Ms Meemo, Reweti Arapete, Taupuruariki Whakataka-Brightwell, Xoe Hall and Zak Waipara, KIA KAHA is a very special book for the young people of Aotearoa. Featuring people and groups both historic and contemporary, who have achieved great things from land marches and language revival to hip hop and contemporary Maori fashion design, this pukapuka will fill readers of all ages, and from all walks of life, with aroha, whanaungatanga and hope for our future. Kia kaha - be strong, go hard!
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            ISBN 9780143776437
            Published NZ 28 Sep 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 7-12 years
            Availability
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            The Adventures of Mittens: Wellington's Famous Purr-sonality
             

            The Adventures of Mittens: Wellington's Famous Purr-sonality (Paperback)

            By Bruinsma, Silvio; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Join Mittens, Wellington's pawsome celebrity cat, on his real-life adventures in this feline-fabulous picture book by Silvio Bruinsma and Phoebe Morris. Have you met Mittens? If not, it's only a matter of time. Mittens is the most famous cat ever to parade the streets of Wellingt...on with his noble nose and fabulously fluffy tail in the air. Mittens is on a mission to leave no corner of the CBD unexplored, no passerby unsmooched, no business, school or residence uninspected. He naps in shop windows, hails cars, crosses busy roads on the green light and, like any self-respecting cat, he lives for attention - but only when he's in the mood for it. The Turkish angora caught the the attention of the world when, just by being his inquisitive and charming self, his antics cheered up Wellingtonians during the 2020 lockdown. Wellington's mayor awarded Mittens a key to the city and HRF (His Royal Floofiness) was even nominated for New Zealander of the Year! Read all about Mittens' adventures around the capital city in this delightful rhyming story by Silvio Bruinsma, Mittens's guardian, with exuberant illustrations by the acclaimed illustrator and hippest of Wellingtonians, Phoebe Morris.
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            ISBN 9780143775850
            Published NZ 3 Aug 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 3-7 years
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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

            • RRP: $19.99
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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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            Ground Zero

            Ground Zero (Paperback)

            By Gratz, Alan

            • RRP: $21.99
            • $17.59
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            It's September 11, 2001. Brandon, a 9-year-old boy, goes to work for the day with his dad... at the World Trade Center in New York City. When two planes hit the towers, Brandon and his father are trapped inside a fiery nightmare as terror and confusion swirl around them. Can they... escape-and what will the world be like when they do? In present-day Afghanistan, Reshmina is an 11-year-old girl who is used to growing up in the shadow of war, but she has dreams of peace and unity. When she ends up harboring a wounded young American soldier, she and her entire family are put in mortal danger. But Reshmina also learns something surprising about the roots of this endless war. With his trademark skill and insight, Alan Gratz delivers an action-packed and powerful story of two kids whose lives connect in unexpected ways, and reminds us how the past and present are always more linked than we think.
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            ISBN 9781760979430
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2021
            Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
            Interest Age Children
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            Welcome to Trashland

            Welcome to Trashland (Paperback)

            By Cole, Steve; Illustrated by Vidal, Oriol

            • RRP: $14.99
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            Theo works scouring the dump of Agbogbloshie for scraps to sell for cash. But when a stranger asks for help finding treasure, Theo sees a chance to escape this life. A thrilling new environmental adventure from bestselling author Steve Cole.

            ISBN 9781781129821
            Released NZ 14 Sep 2021
            Publisher Barrington Stoke Ltd
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            162 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Cat from Muzzle
             

            The Cat from Muzzle (Paperback)

            By Sutton, Sally; Illustrated by Tulloch, Scott

            • RRP: $19.99
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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
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            The King's Medal
              

            The King's Medal (Paperback)

            By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Hughes, Alistair

            • RRP: $24.99
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            • Pub Date
              11 Nov 21

            Poppa reveals a war medal in his hand to his grandson. Manu asks, 'Did you win it?' 'Sort of, a King gave it to me,' the old man says. He then tells Manu how his Anzac platoon rescued the Greek King, Prime Minister and the rest of their party on a Greek Island during World War II....
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            ISBN 9781990003349
            Published NZ 11 Nov 2021
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Herbert: The Brave Sea Dog
             

            Herbert: The Brave Sea Dog (Paperback)

            By Belton, Robyn

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Herbert was a small dog who lived in Nelson by the sea. Everybody liked him, but the person who loved him most was Tim. One fine day, an excited Herbert set off with Tim's father on a boat, heading for their cottage in the Marlborough Sounds. However, the weather soon turned roug...h and Herbert was catapulted into the biggest adventure of his life, from which he emerged a hero. Robyn Belton's heartwarming, beautifully illustrated retelling of a true-life adventure will delight children aged 3 to 7, their parents, teachers and librarians.
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            ISBN 9781877333972
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2008
            Publisher Potton & Burton
            Interest Age 3-7 years
            Availability
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            My New Zealand Story: Journey To Tangiwai
             

            My New Zealand Story: Journey To Tangiwai (Paperback)

            By Hill, David; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky

            • RRP: $19.99
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            MY NZ STORY JOURNEY TANGAWAI

            ISBN 9781775436386
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2021
            Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series My New Zealand Story
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            658 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story
             

            Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story (Paperback, Main)

            By Deprince, Michaela; Deprince, Elaine

            • RRP: $17.99
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            Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story....
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            ISBN 9780571314478
            Released NZ 29 Jul 2015
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            96 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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