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Boyznbikes

Author: Vince Ford
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After Callum gets into trouble at school, his parents decide he should join his father on his annual motorbike ride south. This annual event has been a mystery to Callum, always talked of in hushed whispers or avoided altogether. The prospect of the trip is no punishment for Callum. He's delighted. But the journey turns into a discovery, about his father, his family history, and himself. First person recount.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Young adult fiction, New Zealand
Teen fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vince Ford
ISBN: 1869437411 9781869437411
OCLC Number: 166309037
Notes: Novel for children.
Awards: New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2007 Finalist.
Description: 221 pages ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Boyz 'n' bikes
Boys 'n' bikes
Responsibility: Vince Ford.

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After Callum gets into trouble at school, his parents decide he should join his father on his annual motorbike ride south. This annual event has been a mystery to Callum, always talked of in hushed whispers or avoided altogether. The prospect of the trip is no punishment for Callum. He's delighted. But the journey turns into a discovery, about his father, his family history, and himself. First person recount. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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