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Guardian of the dead

Author: Karen Healey
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Eighteen-year-old New Zealand boarding school student Ellie Spencer must use her rusty tae kwon do skills and new-found magic to try to stop a fairy-like race of creatures from Maori myth and legend that is plotting to kill millions of humans in order to regain their lost immortality. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand
Teenage fantasy fiction
Teen fiction
Young adult works
Fiction
Juvenile works
Ao wairua
Pūrākau
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Authors' presentation inscription (Provenance)
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Healey
ISBN: 9780316044301 031604430X 9780316080088 031608008X 9780316044387 0316044385
OCLC Number: 373474181
Notes: Novel for young adults by a New Zealand author.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Morris Debut Award finalist, 2011
Description: 345 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Karen Healey.
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Very suspenseful!

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-04-22) Good Permalink

This book is steeped with lots of New Zealand folklore and myths so readers familar with this will understand it better. It is about a girl who goes to a New Zealand boarding school while her parents are traveling. She makes friends with a girl in the local college drama production of A Midsummer...
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