skip to content
The whale rider Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The whale rider

Author: Witi Ihimaera
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, 2003.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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.
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Witi Ihimaera.
More information:

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51977757> # The whale rider
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "51977757" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/660037#Place/orlando> ; # Orlando
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/flu> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: ejh" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/660037#Topic/grandfathers> ; # Grandfathers
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sj96005838> ; # Kings, queens, rulers, etc
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/660037#Place/new_zealand> ; # New Zealand
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/660037#Topic/whales> ; # Whales
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1008566> ; # Maori (New Zealand people)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/660037#Topic/family_life_new_zealand> ; # Family life--New Zealand
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/660037#Topic/human_animal_relationships> ; # Human-animal relationships
    schema:awards "Sundance Film Festival Audience Award Winner, 2003" ;
    schema:bookEdition "1st U.S. ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/39399075> ; # Witi Ihimaera
    schema:datePublished "2003" ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/660037> ;
    schema:genre "Juvenile works"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The whale rider"@en ;
    schema:productID "51977757" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51977757#PublicationEvent/orlando_harcourt_2003> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/660037#Agent/harcourt> ; # Harcourt
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/har051/2003003943.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780152050160> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780152050177> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51977757> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/660037#Place/new_zealand> # New Zealand
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New Zealand" ;
    schema:name "New Zealand." ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sj96005838> # Kings, queens, rulers, etc
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Kings, queens, rulers, etc"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1008566> # Maori (New Zealand people)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Maori (New Zealand people)"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/39399075> # Witi Ihimaera
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1944" ;
    schema:familyName "Ihimaera" ;
    schema:givenName "Witi" ;
    schema:name "Witi Ihimaera" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780152050160>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0152050167" ;
    schema:isbn "9780152050160" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780152050177>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0152050175" ;
    schema:isbn "9780152050177" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.