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New Zealand Girl: Hene and the Burning Harbour

New Zealand Girl: Hene and the Burning Harbour
  

"The Bay of Islands, 1845. When Hene's twin brother, Taehi, falls dangerously ill, her parents fear she will also get sick, so they send her away to the Paihia mission station. Life with the missionaries is difficult. Hene must wear a hot European dress, learn to sew and be far a... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781742539447
Published 21 August 2013 by Penguin
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Morris, Paula
Series New Zealand Girl (part: 2)
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781742539447
ISBN-10 1742539440
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Penguin
Imprint e-penguin
Publication Date 21 August 2013
International Publication Date 1 September 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Morris, Paula
Series New Zealand Girl (part: 2)
Category Historical Fiction
War Stories
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 652820

Description of this Electronic Book

Booktwo in the New Zealand Girl series, Paula Morris's Hene and the Burning Harbour tells the story ofHene,aMaori girl living in 1840s New Zealand.For readers aged 7-10. Northland, 1845. When Hene's twin brother falls dangerously ill, her parents fear she will also catch the sickness, so they send her away from her home at the pa to the Paihia mission station. Life with the missionaries is difficult. Hene must wear a hot European dress and learn to sew, which she hates. Meanwhile, across the water in Russell, the world is in turmoil. Hone Heke has cut down the flagpole again and has attacked Korororeka. Hene sees smoke and fire from across the bay; the town is on fire and her best friend from the mission house, Rangi, is trapped there. Hene is the only one who can save her What was life like so many years ago? Find out through the eyes of a girl who's just like you.

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Author's Bio

Paula Morris (Ngati Wai) was born in Auckland. She is the author of a short story collection and four adult novels, the most recent of which was Rangatira, fiction winner at the 2012 New Zealand Post Book Awards. She has also written young adult fiction, including Ruined, first published in the United States, which has sold more than 300,000 copies.

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