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The guardian of the land

Author: Joanna Orwin
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : HarperCollins, 2005.
Series: Collins modern New Zealand classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summary:
On a visit to Kaikoura to recover from an illness, David meets Rua and his grandmother. The boys become involved in journeys into the past, which lead to the discovery of an ancient Maori pendant. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Orwin
ISBN: 1869505751 9781869505752
OCLC Number: 156761169
Notes: Novel for children.
Originally published : Auckland [N.Z.] : Oxford University Press, 1985.
Description: 231 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Collins modern New Zealand classics.
Responsibility: Joanna Orwin.

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The boys cross backwards and forwards in time, tracing the path of the bone carving from pre-European times to the musket wars and the sealing and whaling era of colonisation before they are finally  Read more...
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