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            After the Tampa
             

            After the Tampa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Nazari, Abbas

            • RRP: $36.99
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            The heart-rending story of a seven-year-old 'Tampa' refugee who grew up to become a Fulbright scholar, highlighting the plight and potential of refugees everywhere.

            ISBN 9781988547640
            Published NZ 17 Aug 2021
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Boy At the Back of the Class

            The Boy At the Back of the Class (Paperback)

            By Rauf, Onjali Q.; Illustrated by Curnick, Pippa

            • RRP: $18.99
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            WONDER meets Walliams meets TWO WEEKS WITH THE QUEEN - told through the eyes of an 8-year old child, this is a heart-warming and funny story about the refugee crisis and how simple it actually is to show kindness in a world that doesn't always make sense...

            ISBN 9781510105010
            Released NZ 10 Jul 2018
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            30 Queer Lives: Conversations with LGBTQIA+ New Zealanders
             

            30 Queer Lives: Conversations with LGBTQIA+ New Zealanders (Paperback)

            By McEvoy, Matt

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            30 Queer Lives explores the lives, struggles and successes of LGBTQIA+ New Zealanders. From the famous - Grant Robertson, Gareth Farr, Chloee Swarbrick - to the less well known, these 30 stories encourage empathy and understanding, challenge stereotypes, and offer courage and hop...e.
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            ISBN 9780995122925
            Published NZ 9 Feb 2022
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Tragedy at Pike River Mine: 2021 Edition: How and Why 29 Men Died
             

            Tragedy at Pike River Mine: 2021 Edition: How and Why 29 Men Died (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Macfie, Rebecca

            On a sunny afternoon in November 2010, a massive explosion rocked the underground Pike River coal mine, deep in a mountain range in New Zealand's South Island. Tragedy at Pike River Mine is a dramatic, suspenseful account of a disaster that shook New Zealand and the world.

            ISBN 9781927249789
            Published NZ 30 Mar 2022
            Publisher Awa Press
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            Protest!: Shaping Aotearoa
              

            Protest!: Shaping Aotearoa (Paperback)

            By Hager, Mandy

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            A selected history of the protests in New Zealand that shape modern day Aotearoa, starting with the early 1800s, through to anti-nuclear and land rights. Mandy Hager looks at the background, the structure of the protest and how it affected attitudes. Includes a brief look at the ...Pacific Islands claims for independence.
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            ISBN 9780995117693
            Published NZ 12 Aug 2021
            Publisher OneTree House Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Toufah: The Woman Who Inspired an African #MeToo Movement
             

            Toufah: The Woman Who Inspired an African #MeToo Movement (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Jallow, Toufah; Pittaway, Kim

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            The powerful story of Toufah Jallow, a brilliant and inspiring young woman who, after she was forced to flee her home in The Gambia, bravely bucked taboo and named herself as a survivor of a sexual assault by the country's dictator--launching an unprecedented protest movement. In... 2015, Toufah Jallow was the 19-year-old daughter of the second wife in her Muslim father's polygamous household. Her mother, outwardly conforming, saw to it thar her daughter received an education and was able to pursue her own ambitions. Dreaming of a scholarship, Toufah entered a presidential competition purportedly designed to identify the country's smart young women and support their educational and career goals. Toufah won. Yahya Jammeh, the dictator who had ruled The Gambia all of Toufah's life, styled himself as a pious yet progressive protector of women. At first he behaved in a fatherly fashion toward Toufah, but then proposed marriage, and she turned him down. On a pretext, his female cousin then lured Toufah to the palace, where he drugged and raped her. Toufah could not tell anyone. There was literally no word for rape in her native language. If she told her parents, they would take action, and incur Jammeh's wrath. Wearing a niqab to hide her identity, she gave Jammeh's security operatives the slip and fled to Senegal. Her route to safety in Canada is full of close calls and intrigue. 18 months after Jammeh was deposed, Toufah Jallow became the first woman in The Gambia to make a public accusation of rape against him, sparking marches of support and a social media outpouring of shared stories among West African women under #IAmToufah, setting her on the path to reclaiming the future of personal growth and education that Jammeh had tried to steal from her, a future also of leadership and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence, especially in heavily patriarchal countries lacking resources and laws to protect women and even the language with which to speak openly about sexual t
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            ISBN 9781586423001
            Publisher Truth to Power
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Eyewitness Memoirs
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            How High We Go in the Dark

            How High We Go in the Dark (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Nagamatsu, Sequoia

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            Dr. Cliff Miyashiro arrives in the Arctic Circle to continue his recently deceased daughter's research, only to discover a virus, newly unearthed from melting permafrost. The plague unleashed reshapes life on earth for generations. Yet even while struggling to counter this destru...ctive force, humanity stubbornly persists in myriad moving and ever inventive ways. Among those adjusting to this new normal are an aspiring comedian, employed by a theme park designed for terminally ill children, who falls in love with a mother trying desperately to keep her son alive; a scientist who, having failed to save his own son from the plague, gets a second chance at fatherhood when one of his test subjects-a pig-develops human speech; a man who, after recovering from his own coma, plans a block party for his neighbours who have also woken up to find that they alone have survived their families; and a widowed painter and her teenaged granddaughter who must set off on cosmic quest to locate a new home planet. From funerary skyscrapers to hotels for the dead, How High We Go in the Dark follows a cast of intricately linked characters spanning hundreds of years as humanity endeavours to restore the delicate balance of the world. This is a story of unshakable hope that crosses literary lines to give us a world rebuilding itself through an endless capacity for love, resilience and reinvention.
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            ISBN 9781526637192
            Released NZ 18 Jan 2022
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Best of e-Tangata, Volume 2
              

            The Best of e-Tangata, Volume 2 (Paperback)

            Edited by Misa, Tapu; Wilson, Gary

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            • Pub Date
              11 Jul 22

            Editors Tapu Misa and Gary Wilson bring together a second selection of the best of celebrated digital magazine e-Tangata, home to some of the most incisive and profound commentary on life in New Zealand.

            ISBN 9781988587639
            Published NZ 11 Jul 2022
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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            Portrait of a Thief: The Instant Sunday Times & New York Times Bestseller

            Portrait of a Thief: The Instant Sunday Times & New York Times Bestseller (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Li, Grace D.

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            A cinematic, entertaining and fast-paced debut novel that is part-Ocean's Eleven, part-The Social Network and part-Crazy Rich Asians, it's an addictive mix of heist and unlikely friendships by way of the politics of colonization.

            ISBN 9781529386400
            Released NZ 14 Apr 2022
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Never Work with Animals
             

            Never Work with Animals (Hardback)

            By Steel, Gareth

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            • Pub Date
              4 Jul 22

            Gareth Steel wants you to understand vets in a way you never could have before.

            ISBN 9780008466589
            Released NZ 4 Jul 2022
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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