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The whale rider

Author: Witi Ihimaera
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Witi Ihimaera
ISBN: 0152050175 9780152050177 0152050167 9780152050160
OCLC Number: 51977757
Notes: Includes glossary.
Awards: Sundance Film Festival Audience Award Winner, 2003
Description: 152 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Witi Ihimaera.
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As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor.

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