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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 works
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Ao wairua
Pūrākau
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Authors' presentation inscription (Provenance)
Young adult fiction, New Zealand
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Healey
ISBN: 9780316044301 031604430X 9780316080088 031608008X
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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