New Zealand Book Awards Junior Fiction Winner By Sandy McKay. Colin finds that saving the world is harder than it looks. High-spirited story, which includes great recycling tips and facts about ecology.
Younger Readers Winner By John Heffernan. Alija has to flee his home and his family when soldiers take over his home town. His optimism and courage in the face of adversity and loneliness is touching and inspiring.
New Zealand Book Awards Junior Fiction Winner 2006. By Joy Cowley. In 2005 Jordan and her two younger brothers survive a plane crash but are stranded in remote Fiordland on the South-West coast of New Zealand. In 1805 Hunter, a young Ma¯ori slave, is hiding in the same location after escaping his captors. He knows he needs keep running but he also knows that the interconnecting visions he's sharing with Jordan will help her and her brothers survive.
'Now I’m old and introspective and critical,' writes Scarlett Cayford, 'let me tell you why the young adult fiction penned by female New Zealand women in the 90s is some of the best in the world.' When I think back to the first books I read, my first thought falls to Sweet Valley High, and my sec
It’s the car boot sale and Mum’s all excited. Will I be able to find a scooter (YES!), get grumpy Delia out of her room (No) and save my comic book collection (Maybe…) The laugh-out-loud Tom Gates is back in another brilliant instalment of Liz Pichon’s bestselling illustrated series.
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