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              Books in the My New Zealand Story series

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              Dawn Raid
               

              Dawn Raid (Paperback)

              By Smith, Pauline

              • RRP: $16.99
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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 AU 1 Mar 2018
              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

              • RRP: $15.99
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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 AU 1 Feb 2020
              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 AU 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 AU 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 AU 1 Dec 2010
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Cyclone Bola
               

              Cyclone Bola (Paperback)

              By Beattie, Kath

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              "Fictionalised diary of Amy Dyer who is caught up in Cyclone Bola in Gisborne, 1988. Amy is a twelve-year-old Auckland girl whose parents have left her to stay on a vineyard in Gisborne with relatives while they go on a sailing trip. Cyclone Bola strikes, sending the area into ch...aos. Amy doesn't hear from her parents for weeks and fears they are lost at sea. Gisborne is ravaged by the cyclone and afterwards there is much work to be done clearing up. Amy stays on and helps the community and her family on the vineyard. Her parents eventually return and the family is reunited"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431008
              Published AU 1 Mar 2013
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Lighthouse Family: Coastal New Zealand 1941-42
               

              Lighthouse Family: Coastal New Zealand 1941-42 (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "For Frances and her family, living on a lighthouse, the war is both far away and scarily close. There are rumours of submarines in the Pacific. The Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, taken Singapore and bombed Darwin, so what's to stop them invading New Zealand next? But soon ...Frances, the only girl on the island, will have more to worry about than the threat of a Japanese invasion"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431473
              Published AU 1 Nov 2013
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              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 AU 1 Mar 2014
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 6-12 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 AU 1 Jul 2015
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Gumdigger: Northland, 1899-1900
               

              Gumdigger: Northland, 1899-1900 (Paperback)

              By Beattie, Kath

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              Reuben Radcliffe's father owns the store in the small township of Waipapa. When the bank forecloses on a loan, Reuben and his family are forced to leave their home and move into a tent. With no money and little food, Reuben has to leave school and find work. Heading north with hi...s father, Reuben joins a gang of Dalmatian gumdiggers.
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              ISBN 9781775430360
              Published AU 1 May 2011
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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