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              NZ Book Award Finalists 2019

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              The Dog Runner

              The Dog Runner (Paperback)

              By MacDibble, Bren

              • RRP: $18.99
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              'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go now.' And he said it like going was something easy. Like all we have to do is walk away. Ella and her brother Emery are alone in a city that's starving to death. If they are going to survive, they must ...get away, upcountry, to find Emery's mum. But how can two kids travel such big distances across a dry, barren, and dangerous landscape? Well, when you've got five big doggos and a dry-land dogsled, the answer is you go mushing. But when Emery is injured, Ella must find a way to navigate them through rough terrain, and even rougher encounters with desperate people...
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              ISBN 9781760523572
              Published NZ 4 Feb 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Bomb
               

              The Bomb (Paperback)

              By Cotter, Sacha; Illustrated by Morgan, Josh

              • RRP: $23.00
              • $18.40
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              "In this story about being true to oneself, a boy searches for the secret to doing the perfect bomb into the water. With training from Nan, an expert and former champion, and by listening to his own voice, he finds his unique style and pulls off a wonderful, acrobatic, truly awe-...inspiring bomb"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775503507
              Published NZ 14 Sep 2018
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 7-11 years
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              The Mapmakers' Race
               

              The Mapmakers' Race (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Eirlys

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $19.99
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              "Joe, Francie and Humphrey misplace their famous mapmaker mother as they begin the Great Race to map a rail route through an uncharted wilderness. Their father didn't return from his last expedition and now their money is gone. This race is their last chance. They have twenty-eig...ht days to find and map the best route. There will be bears, bees, bats, river crossings, cliff falls, impossible weather-but worst of all, they're racing five teams of adults who do not play by the rules"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781776572038
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2018
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Bullseye Bella
               

              Bullseye Bella (Paperback)

              By Guthrie, James. T.

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $14.39
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              Twelve-year-old Bella Kerr is a darts prodigy who secretly enters a darts competition at the local pub.

              ISBN 9781775435730
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Puffin the Architect
               

              Puffin the Architect (Paperback)

              By Andrews, Kimberly

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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              "Puffin is an architect who always exceeds her clients expectations, that is, until she takes on the toughest clients ever her own pufflings! Puffin takes her tricky new clients on an inspirational tour of her builds. Together they visit all kinds of cleverly designed spaces - Ot...ter's floating home, Pig's toolshed on wheels, Painter Goose's light-filled studio and Platypus's cosy underground bakehouse"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143772187
              Published NZ 30 Jul 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 4-8 years
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              Legacy
                

              Legacy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hereaka, Whiti

              • RRP: $25.00
              • $20.00
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              Seventeen-year-old Riki is worried about his girlfriend Gemma, who has stopped seeing or texting him. On his way to see her, he's hit by a bus and his life changes. Riki wakes up one hundred years earlier in Egypt, in 1915, living through his great-great-grandfather's experiences... in the Maori Contingent.
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              ISBN 9781775503347
              Published NZ 19 Aug 2018
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Things in the Sea are Touching Me!
               

              Things in the Sea are Touching Me! (Paperback)

              By Keegan, Linda, Jane; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $15.19
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              "This light-hearted rhyming story follows the experience of a little girls day at the beach with her two mums, as she unexpectedly encounters a range of sea life with a fun twist at the end! We all know that breath-catching feeling of something brushing past our shins as we wade ...out to the waves, or stepping on something slimy in the sea ... this story uses humour to tackle the fear."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775435709
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 4-8 years
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              Whetu Toa and the Magician
               

              Whetu Toa and the Magician (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Matuku, Steph; Illustrated by Hall, Katharine

              • RRP: $25.00
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              When Whetu's mother takes a job organising a magician's house and farm, Whetu becomes the animal keeper, looking after a golden ram, three lazy pigs, talking horses, a cowardly bull and the magician's stage assistant - an arrogant white rabbit called Errant. Errant's been playing... around with magic and created a carnivorous lamb, which he can't change back. Rather than face the magician, Errant disappears and Whetu becomes the magician's new assistant, just in time for the Royal Performance. It all seems to be going well until Errant reappears to seek his revenge, and Whetu must save the day - and the king.
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              ISBN 9781775503538
              Published NZ 10 Oct 2018
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Go Girl: A storybook of epic NZ women
               

              Go Girl: A storybook of epic NZ women (Hardback)

              By Else, Barbara

              • RRP: $45.00
              • $33.75
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              "A collection of true stories about New Zealand women who have done extraordinary things. Some of the amazing women whose stories you will find in this book are Dame Whina Cooper, Janet Frame, Farah Palmer, Lucy Lawless, Kate Sheppard, Nancy Wake, Sophie Pascoe, Margaret Mahy, Ly...dia Ko, Merata Mita, Lorde, Rita Angus, Te Puea Herangi and many more"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143771609
              Published NZ 2 Apr 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Ko Mauao te Maunga: Legend of Mauao
                

              Ko Mauao te Maunga: Legend of Mauao (Hardback)

              By McCauley, Debbie; Illustrated by Tipuna, Debbie; Translated by Waaka, Tamati; Designed by Elworthy, Sarah

              • RRP: $35.99
              • $35.99
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              This bilingual children's picture book in English and Te Reo Maori retells the traditional Legend of Mauao and includes a glossary and pronunciation guide, Mauao facts, a Mauao timeline, important places on Mauao, oral traditions and activities for children. There is also a big b...ook version available.
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              ISBN 9780473297060
              Published NZ 15 Jun 2018
              Publisher Mauao Publishing
              Interest Age 5-12 years
              Language (English and Maori)
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