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An unexpected hero

Author: L P Hansen
Publisher: Hamilton, New Zealand : CreateBooks, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English
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"What could be worse, Matt Turner wonders, than having to leave your parents, friends and the buzz of big city life for a remote rural school that's so small it only has two classrooms, and two teachers who are married to each other? The twelve-year old soon finds out that worse things can happen. A school project plunges him into his worst nightmare - he has to make a speech in public. Matt decides to speak about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Children's fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L P Hansen
ISBN: 9780994110275 0994110278
OCLC Number: 900082658
Notes: Novel for children.
Target Audience: Primary, intermediate.
Description: 141 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: L.P. Hansen.

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"What could be worse, Matt Turner wonders, than having to leave your parents, friends and the buzz of big city life for a remote rural school that's so small it only has two classrooms, and two teachers who are married to each other? The twelve-year old soon finds out that worse things can happen. A school project plunges him into his worst nightmare - he has to make a speech in public. Matt decides to speak about New Zealand's First World War pacifist, Archibald Baxter. But is that a good idea in a district where almost every family has lost someone to war?"--Back cover.

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