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              Books in the My New Zealand Story series

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              Dawn Raid
               

              Dawn Raid (Paperback)

              By Smith, Pauline

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              What is an overstayer? Through Sofia's heartfelt diary entries, we witness the terror of being dawn-raided and gain an insight into the courageous and tireless work of the Polynesian Panthers in the 1970s as they encourage immigrant families across New Zealand to stand up for the...ir rights.
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              ISBN 9781775434757
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Canterbury Quake
                

              Canterbury Quake (Paperback, New edition)

              By Wallace, Desna

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              • Pub Date
                1 Feb 20

              "A re-release of Canterbury Quake for a new audience. Anyone would think Maddys world had crumbled when she didnt get a cell phone for her eleventh birthday. But Maddy soon has far more important things to worry about. In the dark of night, with a terrifying rumble and a deafenin...g roar, the world turns upside down! Suddenly, words like 'liquefaction,' 'aftershocks' and 'state of emergency' bubble to the surface of her vocabulary. As Maddy navigates the bumps and crashes of life after the big quakes, she discovers how strong family ties can be, and finds friendship in the most unlikely of places"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775436324
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Mission Girl
                

              Mission Girl (Paperback, New edition)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              • Pub Date
                1 Feb 20

              "When her tribe is defeated in battle, Atap is captured and becomes a slave of her enemies. Freedom seems impossible; the penalty for runaway slaves is death. But when sickness strikes the village, Atap is blamed, and now it is even more dangerous to stay. To save her life, she e...scapes to the Pkeh mission station at Paihia. There, Atap is taught to read and write, and learns of the threat to Mori by some unscrupulous settlers greedy for land. Against the backdrop of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, Atap discovers how her education can save her tribal lands and help her reclaim her destiny as the guiding star of her people"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775436188
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              My New Zealand Story: Chinatown Girl
               

              My New Zealand Story: Chinatown Girl (Paperback)

              By Wong Ng, Eva

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              "Set in 1942 in Auckland, New Zealand, in an area of the city known as Chinatown, where the descendants of the Chinese miners and market gardeners gathered together to maintain their culture and provide a sense of community. New Zealand is at war when Silvey starts her diary, but... for Silvey this is just a backdrop to the main issues of her world - the closure of her school and the arrival of Chinese-American soldiers"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775435778
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Journey to Tangiwai: Tangiwai, 1953
               

              Journey to Tangiwai: Tangiwai, 1953 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Hill, David

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              The year is 1953. Peter Cotterill starts the year writing in a journal given to him by his Great Aunt. We follow him through a year of many changes as Napier struggles through hard times in the aftermath of WWII. The story culminates in a train ride to Auckland on Christmas Eve. ...Unbeknownst to the travellers, a lahar washes away a railway bridge...
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              ISBN 9781775430063
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2010
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Rainbow Warrior: Auckland, 1985
               

              Rainbow Warrior: Auckland, 1985 (Paperback, New edition)

              By Holt, Sharon

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              The Rainbow Warrior was the flag ship of the Greenpeace movement, when it was sunk by agents of the French Foreign Intelligence, while anchored in Auckland harbour, on the 10th of July 1985. In this story thirteen-year-old Rowan Webb gets herself a French penpal and unwittingly b...ecomes involved in an event that not only shocks a nation, but the whole world. Includes historical notes.
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              ISBN 9781775433620
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2015
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Canterbury Quake: Christchurch, 2010-11
               

              Canterbury Quake: Christchurch, 2010-11 (Paperback)

              By Wallace, Desna

              "Maddy is a typical 11-year-old girl living in Christchurch - her diary starts in early August with her desperate for a mobile phone, and talking about her best friend Laura, Glee and singing in the school choir, homework, teachers, her siblings ... And then the first earthquake ...hits on 4 September and her world changes"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775431824
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2014
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 6-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              The Wahine Disaster: Wellington, 1968
               

              The Wahine Disaster: Wellington, 1968 (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

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              It is 1968 when Debbie's grandmother gives her a copy of her forefather's old sea journal. She finds it fascinating and very different from her own diary of school life and troubles with friends. One day, sick in bed, she thinks her long-dead relative is trying to tell her someth...ing. And then she boards the ferry Wahine for a voyage to Wellington. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431336
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2013
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Earthquake!: Napier, 1930-31
               

              Earthquake!: Napier, 1930-31 (Paperback)

              By McVeagh, Janine

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              The story starts on the 25th of June, 1930 - a sad day in the Bourke household - the funeral of Katie's father. This Catholic family must now survive with earnings from the older siblings and the washing Katie's mother takes in. Then, in February 1931, disaster strikes the small ...town ...
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              ISBN 9781775430155
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2011
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Harbour Bridge: Auckland, 1958-59
               

              Harbour Bridge: Auckland, 1958-59 (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "Auckland in the 1950s: a time of rock'n'roll, milk bars, bodgies and widgies and teenage rebellion. The Auckland Harbour Bridge is under construction. Simon likes watching the bridge being built, and talking to his uncle and his mates about what's happening on site. Meanwhile, S...imon's best friend Marty is obsessed with the Space Race and younger sister Jo can't stop worrying about the fate of the dogs and monkeys that are the world's first space travellers. Everyone says that life on the North Shore will change once the bridge is finished ...but what does that mean for Simon and his family?--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775431664
              Published NZ 1 May 2014
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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