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My marine

Author: Phyllis Johnston; Julia Crouth
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Reed, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English
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Set in New Zealand during World War Two, a young girl is desperate to have an American marine of her own, just like her big sister Mary. But eight is way too young to go jitterbugging at the Saturday night dance. Just when it looks like she'll never get her own marine, her mother comes to the rescue with a surprising twist to the family history. Includes factual information about United States marines in New Zealand  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Picture books for children
Children's fiction
War fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Johnston; Julia Crouth
ISBN: 1869488881 9781869488888
OCLC Number: 155557768
Notes: Picture story book for children.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Phyllis Johnston ; illustrations by Julia Crouth.

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Set in New Zealand during World War Two, a young girl is desperate to have an American marine of her own, just like her big sister Mary. But eight is way too young to go jitterbugging at the Saturday night dance. Just when it looks like she'll never get her own marine, her mother comes to the rescue with a surprising twist to the family history. Includes factual information about United States marines in New Zealand during World War Two. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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