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Leaving One-Foot Island

Author: Graeme Lay
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Mallinson Rendel, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tuaine doesn't choose to study in New Zealand, but she wants to try her best to pass her exams for the sake of her family back in the Islands. Things are very different here. There are big cities, lots of people, exciting shops and K.F.C., but the weather's always cold. Inspired by Anne Frank, Tuaine begins to write about her new life in her own diary. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Lay
ISBN: 0908783337 9780908783335
OCLC Number: 43438373
Notes: Novel for young adults.
"Based on the author's short story 'The jacket' first published in Metro Magazine, 1989, and in Motu tapu, Polynesian Press, 1990"--T.p. verso.
Awards: Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Senior Fiction 1999.
Description: 73 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Graeme Lay.

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Tuaine doesn't choose to study in New Zealand, but she wants to try her best to pass her exams for the sake of her family back in the Islands. Things are very different here. There are big cities, lots of people, exciting shops and K.F.C., but the weather's always cold. Inspired by Anne Frank, Tuaine begins to write about her new life in her own diary. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.

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