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This way of life

Author: Barbara Burstyn; Thomas Burstyn; Norbert Guenther
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : HarperCollins, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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The Ottley-Karena family featured in an award-winning documentary in 2009. This book explores their lives since their family home burned down, their family relationships, their survival skills, deep connection to nature and to their horses. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ottley-Karena family; Peter Karena; Colleen Karena; Ottley-Karena family.; Peter Karena; Colleen Karena
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Burstyn; Thomas Burstyn; Norbert Guenther
ISBN: 9781869509644 1869509641
OCLC Number: 793234176
Notes: "Set against the looming shadow of the Ruahine Ranges, the Ottley-Karena family live a tough but ultimately joyful life in the very heart of nature"--Cover.
Description: 188 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introducing the Ottley-Karenas --
Beach camp --
Moving --
Colleen and the kids at home --
Wellie and Colleen in Berlin --
The boys go eeling --
Peter and Wellie go hunting --
Aurora and Peter break in horses (and Peter has an accident) --
Aurora and Salty --
Pania injures herself and Corby saves the day --
The horses get a new home --
High above the Tukituki --
The new house.
Other Titles: This way of life.
Responsibility: Sumner Burstyn ; photography by Thomas Burstyn and Norbert Guenther.

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The Ottley-Karena family featured in an award-winning documentary in 2009. This book explores their lives since their family home burned down, their family relationships, their survival skills, deep connection to nature and to their horses. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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