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            Hindsight: Pivotal Moments in New Zealand History
             

            Hindsight: Pivotal Moments in New Zealand History (Paperback)

            By Hager, Mandy

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $32.00
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            Four pivotal moments in NZ history are examined through a variety of source materials and commentary that enlivens the event and describes its impact on our society and our growth as a global nation. A resource for all schools and libraries - a link to the onetree-house.com websi...te will hold downloadable resources.
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            ISBN 9780995106543
            Published NZ 10 Oct 2019
            Publisher OneTree House Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi
              

            Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi (Paperback)

            Illustrated by Morris, Toby; By Calman, Ross; Derby, Mark; Translated by Walker, Piripi

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            Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi is a reorua (bilingual) graphic novel that takes a fresh and innovative look at our founding treaty. The book reflects current scholarship and has been reviewed by some of Aotearoa's foremost Te Tiriti o Waitangi experts.

            ISBN 9780473470654
            Published NZ 13 Jun 2019
            Publisher Lift Education
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (English & Te Reo)
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            Knowledge Encyclopedia History!: The Past as You've Never Seen it Before

            Knowledge Encyclopedia History!: The Past as You've Never Seen it Before (Hardback)

            By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            Transform your view of history with this groundbreaking visual encyclopedia of the events of the past. From the disciplined armies of ancient Rome and the lives of ferocious samurai warriors to World War II and the rise of modern robotics, historical events are visualized in incr...edible detail, providing a fascinating introduction to the world through time. You'll find yourself transported into the past through engaging explanations, incredible illustrations, phenomenal photographs, and jaw-dropping computer-generated images. This new book in the Knowledge Encyclopedia series will inspire young readers with its vivid depictions of history and its comprehensive and authoritative information on a huge range of topics. Highly detailed CGI images bring subjects to life, allowing readers to peer inside ancient buildings, marvel at elaborate outfits, and become transported into the battles of history. Journey through history from our earliest ancestors right up to the world we live in today.
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            ISBN 9780241363379
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Knowledge Encyclopedia
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            Rebel Dogs! Heroic Tales of Trusty Hounds

            Rebel Dogs! Heroic Tales of Trusty Hounds (Paperback)

            By Hamilton, Kimberlie

            • RRP: $21.99
            • $17.59
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            Tail-wagging tales of real-life Rebel Dogs! Get your paws on the stories and secrets of some of history's most heroic hounds! An engaging collection packed with over 30 real-life dogs

            ISBN 9781407194356
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            An Unlikely Spy
             

            An Unlikely Spy (Paperback)

            By Deary, Terry

            • RRP: $22.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            This brand new, exciting adventure from bestselling Horrible Histories author Terry Deary brings the Second World War to life. Perfect for fans of Michael Morpurgo and John Boyne. World War II has begun. Brigit has been evacuated to Wales from her home near the aeroplane factorie...s of Coventry. But when it's revealed that her father is German, Brigit runs away to join her mother in a very special training camp, where Churchill is building a secret army of spies and saboteurs known as the Special Operations Executive. Brigit and her mother soon find themselves on the front line in Nazi-occupied France, where they search for double agents and meet with danger at every turn in their efforts to support the French resistance. But no-one will suspect Brigit is a spy, will they? After all, who would suspect a child? Featuring characters from The Silver Hand, this page-turning adventure sheds new light on the Second World War and will have readers gripped from start to finish. Flashbacks offer dramatic stories set in key moments in history.
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            ISBN 9781472962706
            Released NZ 2 Sep 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            People and Places A Children's Encyclopedia
             

            People and Places A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
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            Meet the people of the world and find out about some of the fascinating cultures that make up our global community. From Spaniards to Samoans, and the Miao to the Miskitu, this fully updated edition of DK's popular Encyclopedia of People will take you on a worldwide tour of conti...nents, peninsulas, and islands to discover what life is like for the billions of people on our planet. Discover how the Yakut people survive in the Arctic temperatures of Siberia, or why tattoos are so important in Maori culture. Learn about the Mbendeje people's hunting sign language that lets them silently creep up on unsuspecting prey. People and Places: a children's encyclopedia allows you to explore different cultures through illuminating photography and bitesize chunks of information. The perfect companion to geography and culture projects for school-aged children, this book is a treasure trove of facts and information about the people that make up our world.
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            ISBN 9780241364420
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
             

            Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay (Hardback)

            By Stewart, Alexandra; Illustrated by Todd-Stanton, Joe; Foreword by Fiennes, Ranulph

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            Tells the story of how Norgay and Hillary reached the top of Mount Everest in 1953, the first mountaineers to do so.

            ISBN 9781526600769
            Released NZ 17 Jun 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Pioneer Women
              

            Pioneer Women (Paperback)

            Edited by Ell, Sarah

            • RRP: $29.99
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            * First title in a new non-fiction series aimed at readers aged 12+ * A fascinating collection of writings portraying life for pioneer women * Liberally illustrated, with interesting ephemera and fact boxes

            ISBN 9780947506599
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2019
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series The NZ Series
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            Tales of Amazing Animal Heroes: With an introduction from Michael Morpurgo

            Tales of Amazing Animal Heroes: With an introduction from Michael Morpurgo (Hardback)

            By Unwin, Mike

            • RRP: $35.00
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            Prepare to be uplifted by these powerful true stories of animal heroes: meet heroic bears, drone-catching eagles, loyal dogs, sassy cats, and much, MUCH more! This book brings you the heart-wrenching stories of the real animals who traversed treacherous paths, made daring rescues... and went above and beyond to save human lives. These animals have all been caught in human conflict but have shown bravery, friendship, and comfort. Journey throughout history, from Hannibal's elephants to a guide dog in the Twin Towers. Uncover 34 amazing animal stories - and celebrate their emotional bond with humans. With astonishing colour illustration from five different illustrators, and knowledge from the experts at the Imperial War Museums, this is a book to treasure and share.
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            ISBN 9780241377086
            Released NZ 3 Dec 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Bryan Williams: Pacific Pioneer
             

            Bryan Williams: Pacific Pioneer (Paperback)

            By Riley, David; Illustrated by Robertson, Chad

            • RRP: $30.99
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            "Bryan Williams Pacific Pioneer is the inspirational story of one of the first great Pasifikan All Blacks. Bryan beat his opponents with speed, sidestepping or sometimes just by running over the top of them! He inspired future generations of Pasifikan All Blacks, like Michael Jon...es and Jonah Lomu. But Bryan and his All Blacks teammates did something even greater off the field. Something more important than rugby. Something that helped change a whole country"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9780473486228
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age Children
            Series Reading Legends
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