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Hill, David 1942-

Overview
Works: 159 works in 387 publications in 9 languages and 5,010 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diary fiction  War fiction  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Conductor, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.H5489, NZ823.2
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See ya, Simon by David Hill( Book )

40 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel for young adults by a New Zealander
Take it easy by David Hill( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rob is an experienced tramper, but the last three months have left him confused and alone; and when a tramping trip starts to go wrong, he is unable to stop the other teenagers with him from plunging into increasing disaster and danger. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
First to the top : Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure by David Hill( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe. How did Ed, a small, shy boy from the tiny town of Tuakau in New Zealand, grow up to become the world's most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he climb Everest and do so many other astonishing things?"--Publisher information. In picture book format
Time out by David Hill( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alienated at school and troubled by his parents' separation, Kit loses himself in running, until one day an accident on the road catapults him into what seems to be a parallel universe
Right where it hurts by David Hill( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slade's impression of Mallory Garner is that she's a snob who needs a swift kick. But as Slade gets to know her, he realises that despite her privileged background, Mallory isn't happy. In fact, Mallory is so unhappy that she's hurting herself. Can Slade help? Can anyone help? Suggested level: junior secondary
Running hot by David Hill( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Slovenian and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working in the woods to save money for a trip to Fiji, Garth and his friends get caught up in a sudden forest fire and must do anything they can to survive the spreading inferno
The red poppy by David Hill( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim, a soldier on the Western Front in World War I, is wounded while charging through No Man's Land. He stumbles into a shell crater for shelter and finds a badly wounded German soldier. The two men try to help each other, but it's Nipper, the messenger dog, whose gallantry gives them a chance for survival. A sophisticated picture book
My brother's war by David Hill( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Slovenian and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's New Zealand, 1914, and the biggest war the world has known has just broken out in Europe. William eagerly enlists for the army but his younger brother, Edmund, is a conscientious objector and refuses to fight. While William trains to be a soldier, Edmund is arrested. Both brothers will end up on the bloody battlefields of France, but their journeys there are very different. And what they experience at the front line will challenge the beliefs that led them there"--Publisher information. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Coming back by David Hill( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ryan is driving on a restricted license when he knocks over Tara. Tara ends up in hospital suffering from a head injury, while Ryan must come to terms with his fears and concerns. Keen to make amends Ryan becomes involved with Tara's physiotherapy and gets to know her friends
Sinking by David Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conrad [is] on his way to swimming training in the pre-dawn darkness. As he hurries through a park, a terrified old man bursts out of the trees at him, before running away. On his way home later, Con sees the same old man, perfectly at ease this time, with his grand-daughter, an edgy, aggressive, solitary girl who has just arrived at Con's school. The girl (Becks) is a horse enthusiast. Con hates horses almost as much as she hates swimming. The old man holds a terrible secret, which is driving him almost mad. Becks is fiercely protective of him, and reacts explosively against the group of school bullies who mock him. But she can't cope by herself, and slowly, she and Con are drawn into the full details of the secret"--Publisher. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The deadly sky by David Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's 1974, and a dark, cold New Zealand winter. So when Darryl's mum announces she is going to the remote Pacific island of Mangareva for work, and she's taking him with her, he is thrilled. But even as Darryl soaks up the warmth and peaceful beauty of French Polynesia, his holiday is darkened by violent anti-nuclear protests. Plus there's Alicia, with her furious outbursts against all Pacific nuclear tests. Darryl knows she's talking rubbish. What he doesn't know is that when he boards Flight 766 to start flying home, his life and the lives of others will be changed forever"--Publisher's website
Enemy camp by David Hill( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's 1942, and the tiny farming town of Featherston is about to receive hundreds of Japanese soldiers into its prisoner-of-war camp. Ewen, whose dad is a guard there, can't stop wondering about the enemy just down the road. Some say the captives are evil and cruel and should be treated harshly - or shot. But when Ewen and his friends ride out to the camp to peep thjrough the barbed wire, the POWs seem just like ... well, people ... As tension builds between guards and inmates the boys are told to stay away. But on 25 February 1943, Ewen and his friends are there at the moment the storm breaks - and the terrible, unforgettable events unfold before their eyes"--Publisher's description."--Publisher's information
Brave company by David Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixteen-year-old Boy Seaman Russell Purchas is stationed on HMNZS Taupo, which has just entered hostile waters off the coast of Korea. It's 1951, and his ship is part of the United Nations force fighting in the Korean War. Russell is determined to prove himself against the communists - not just because he wants to be brave, but because he wants to escape the shadow of his Uncle Trevor, killed in World War II. Everyone thinks Trevor was a hero, but Russell knows the shameful truth. But can Russell keep himself together when the shells start falling? And does he really know what courage means?"--Back cover
Speed King : Burt Munro, the world's fastest Indian by David Hill( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The moment young Burt Munro saw a motorbike chugging down a quiet Invercargill street, he was hooked. More than fifty years later, he and his ancient Indian motorcycle would amaze the world by setting a land-speed record, one that remains unbroken to this day. Burt didn't have much money. He wasn't young. But he was determined. And he became a Kiwi legend"--Publisher information. In picture book format
No safe harbour by David Hill( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuart and his twin sister Sandra are coming home to Wellington on the ferry. Stuart knows he'll enjoy the trip, he's a good sailor. But it's April 1968 and the ship is Wahine. As the tragic events unwind Stuart and Sandra battle to stay alive. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Introducing Maurice Gee by David Hill( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flight path by David Hill( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gripping novel for young adults that captures both the daring and the everyday realities of serving in the Air Force during the Second World War. Pete and Paul yelled together. 'Bandit! Nine o'clock! Bandit!' Jack spun to stare. There was the Messerschmitt on their left, streaking straight at them. Eighteen-year-old Jack wanted to escape boring little New Zealand. But he soon finds that flying in a Lancaster bomber to attack Hitler's forces brings terror as well as excitement. With every dangerous mission, he becomes more afraid that he'll never get back alive. He wants to help win the war, but will he lose his own life?
Journey to Tangiwai : the diary of Peter Cotterill, Napier, 1953 by David Hill( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1953 and Peter is determined that his scout patrol will get to the finals of a First Aid competition. This means travelling to Auckland by train on Christmas Eve, a journey that Peter will never forget. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The sleeper wakes by David Hill( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Corey loves Mount Taranaki. Locals call the mountain "the sleeper" because it hasn't murmured for 250 years. But one day, high up on the mountain, Corey and his dad feel the first rumblings. Deep inside the great pyramid of lava rock and scoria, the unthinkable is beginning to happen"--Back cover. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The seventies connection( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Take it easy
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Take it easyTime outRight where it hurtsRunning hotComing backNo safe harbourJourney to Tangiwai : the diary of Peter Cotterill, Napier, 1953The sleeper wakes
Alternative Names
David Hill auteur uit Nieuw-Zeeland

David Hill Hill, David, 1942-

David Hill neuseeländischer Autor

David Hill New Zealander author

힐, 데이비드 1942-

ヒル, デイヴィッド

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