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The fort

Author: Gary Crew; Gregory Rogers
Publisher: Port Melbourne : Lothian, 1998.
Series: After dark, bk. 32.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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An abandoned World War 2 fort stands on a windswept cliff top on Thursday Island, overlooking Torres Strait, still awaiting the Japanese invasion that never came. When Hiro, a lonely and artistic Japanese boy, arrives on the island the long-forgotten invasion suddenly seems dreadfully real. Local bullies force him to take part in their cruel war games. What can Hiro do to defend himself, when his only weapons are  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Crew; Gregory Rogers
ISBN: 0850919029 9780850919028
OCLC Number: 39443924
Target Audience: Children 8-12 years.
Description: 47 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: After dark, bk. 32.
Responsibility: Gary Crew ; [illustrated by] Greg Rogers.

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An abandoned World War 2 fort stands on a windswept cliff top on Thursday Island, overlooking Torres Strait, still awaiting the Japanese invasion that never came. When Hiro, a lonely and artistic Japanese boy, arrives on the island the long-forgotten invasion suddenly seems dreadfully real. Local bullies force him to take part in their cruel war games. What can Hiro do to defend himself, when his only weapons are paintbrush and paper? Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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