NZ Children's Fiction 10 - 13 Years



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"The Mine's Afire!": The Journal of Tommy Carter, Brunnerton, 1896

"The Mine's Afire!": The Journal of Tommy Carter, Brunnerton, 1896

Battye, Susan
This story is built around the Brunner Mine Disaster of 1896, the biggest industrial accident in New Zealand's history. The son of a coalminer from Lancashire who is working in the Brunner mine, Tommy has been sent a journal from his maternal grandmother back in England, with the request that he fill it in over the following 12 months and then send it back to her; the idea being that she will in this way get to know the grandson she has never...

$20.00




1917: Machines of War

1917: Machines of War

Falkner, Brian

$19.00




2much4u

2much4u

Ford, Vincent
Yikes! How is Davin ever going to pay his mum back for destroying her car? The odd job business sounds like a sure-fire winner. It's a great plan that turns into a hilarious and hairy adventure involving wild dogs, a frisky stallion, putrid green sheep and a couple of dodgy characters called Oil and Scuz. WINNER - Junior Fiction Category; WINNER - Best First Book

$19.00




A Canoe in the Mist

A Canoe in the Mist

Locke, Elsie
Reading age 9-12 years. This much-loved classic retells the traumatic events surrounding the 1886 eruption of Mt Tarawera, from the viewpoint of two young schoolgirls. Lillian lives with her widowed mother at Te Wairoa, the village which acts as a centre for tourists who flock to see the famous eighth wonder of the world - the pink and white teraces. When Mattie, and English girl of her own age arrives with her parnets, Lillian finally has an...

$25.00




A Dark Future

A Dark Future

Elliott, Justin
"She smiled and raised her corssbow. Hunter started back, his teeth clenched, his hands in fists at his side. The faery shrugged her delicate shoulders and fired." Hunter Greenman, and his friends Brigid, Sara, and Donn, find themselves transported into a future in which the dark court has almost won the faery war. They must race to try to find a way back to their own time before the victory is completem pursued every step fo the way by the wild...

$17.00




A Fair Fight

A Fair Fight

Bell, Chris
"Outsmart the enemy" advises Gramps. Easy for him to say. Andrew has to face the bully Pryke and his gang, and they always call the shots. There must be a way of changing the ground rules to make a fair fight, but what is it?

$15.00




A Girl Called Harry

A Girl Called Harry

Werry, Philippa
Harry (short for Harriet) is supposed to be having her best year ever at school, but it's not turning out that way. Her brilliantly creative projects aren't always appreciated, and neither is her wild imagination. Then Mallory, the new girl with the unpronounceable surname, turns up, and Harry's imagination really takes off.

$20.00




A Shark Tooth Bay Holiday in the Life of Ozzie Kingsford

A Shark Tooth Bay Holiday in the Life of Ozzie Kingsford

Bird, Val
Golf-nutter dad SECRETLY organises a holiday at a rough and rugged, far-a-way-wilderness place known as Shark Tooth Bay. When Dad goes fishing off the rocks, Fletch and Ozzie meet a leathery old man who warns them about the monster inhabitants of caves that dot the cliff face. "Those creatures don't like young larrikins like you poking your noses into their bedrooms." Then he points to where Snoops is sitting, "And as for that hairy little...

$20.00




A Winter's Day in 1939

A Winter's Day in 1939

Szymanik, Melinda
Sometimes your only weapon is the will to survive ...Taken from their home, forced to leave their country, put to work in labour camps, frozen and starved, Adam and his family doubt that they will ever make it out alive. Even if they were to get away, they might freeze to death, or starve, or the bears might get them. For the Polish refugees, the whole of the USSR becomes a prison from which there is seemingly no escape. Prizes: Winner of LIANZA...

$20.00




All Aboard!

All Aboard!

Walker, Rachel
Throughout the world there are thousands of train enthusiasts people who are fascinated by the power of trains. They are interested in the past development of rail transport and its effect on travel and trade. Following the history of trains makes people wonder what changes the future will bring.

$12.00





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