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Hill, David 1942-

Overview
Works: 154 works in 384 publications in 8 languages and 5,015 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Young adult works  Biographies  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diary fiction  Paranormal fiction  Sagas 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.H5489, NZ823.2
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See ya, Simon by David Hill( Book )
36 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Novel for young adults by a New Zealander
Take it easy by David Hill( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Rob is an experienced tramper. Usually he'd look forward to a week in the bush but three terrible months have left him feeling confused and alone. When things go wrong he can't stop his party of six teenagers from plunging into increasing disaster and danger
Time out by David Hill( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Alienated at school and troubled by his parents' separation, Kit loses himself in running, until one day an accident on the road catapults him into what seems to be a parallel universe
First to the top : Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure by David Hill( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
"Up on the world's highest mountain, the sky is tinged the black colour of space and the air is almost too thin to breathe. How did Ed, a small, shy boy from the tiny town of Tuakau in New Zealand, grow up to become the world's most famous mountaineer and adventurer? How did he climb Everest and do so many other astonishing things?"--Publisher information. In picture book format
Running hot by David Hill( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Slovenian and held by 180 libraries worldwide
While working in the woods to save money for a trip to Fiji, Garth and his friends get caught up in a sudden forest fire and must do anything they can to survive the spreading inferno
Right where it hurts by David Hill( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Slade's impression of Mallory Garner is that she's a snob who needs a swift kick. But as Slade gets to know her, he realises that despite her privileged background, Mallory isn't happy. In fact, Mallory is so unhappy that she's hurting herself. Can Slade help? Can anyone help?
The red poppy by David Hill( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Jim, a soldier on the Western Front in World War I, is wounded while charging through No Man's Land. He stumbles into a shell crater for shelter and finds a badly wounded German soldier. The two men try to help each other, but it's Nipper, the messenger dog, whose gallantry gives them a chance for survival. A sophisticated picture book
My brother's war by David Hill( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Slovenian and held by 122 libraries worldwide
"It's New Zealand, 1914, and the biggest war the world has known has just broken out in Europe. William eagerly enlists for the army but his younger brother, Edmund, is a conscientious objector and refuses to fight. While William trains to be a soldier, Edmund is arrested. Both brothers will end up on the bloody battlefields of France, but their journeys there are very different. And what they experience at the front line will challenge the beliefs that led them there"--Publisher information. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Coming back by David Hill( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Ryan is driving on a restricted license when he knocks over Tara. Tara ends up in hospital suffering from a head injury, while Ryan must come to terms with his fears and concerns. Keen to make amends Ryan becomes involved with Tara's physiotherapy and gets to know her friends
Brave company by David Hill( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
"Sixteen-year-old Boy Seaman Russell Purchas is stationed on HMNZS Taupo, which has just entered hostile waters off the coast of Korea. It's 1951, and his ship is part of the United Nations force fighting in the Korean War. Russell is determined to prove himself against the communists - not just because he wants to be brave, but because he wants to escape the shadow of his Uncle Trevor, killed in World War II. Everyone thinks Trevor was a hero, but Russell knows the shameful truth. But can Russell keep himself together when the shells start falling? And does he really know what courage means?"--Back cover
Sinking by David Hill( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
"Conrad [is] on his way to swimming training in the pre-dawn darkness. As he hurries through a park, a terrified old man bursts out of the trees at him, before running away. On his way home later, Con sees the same old man, perfectly at ease this time, with his grand-daughter, an edgy, aggressive, solitary girl who has just arrived at Con's school. The girl (Becks) is a horse enthusiast. Con hates horses almost as much as she hates swimming. The old man holds a terrible secret, which is driving him almost mad. Becks is fiercely protective of him, and reacts explosively against the group of school bullies who mock him. But she can't cope by herself, and slowly, she and Con are drawn into the full details of the secret"--Publisher. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The deadly sky by David Hill( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
"It's 1974, and a dark, cold New Zealand winter. So when Darryl's mum announces she is going to the remote Pacific island of Mangareva for work, and she's taking him with her, he is thrilled. But even as Darryl soaks up the warmth and peaceful beauty of French Polynesia, his holiday is darkened by violent anti-nuclear protests. Plus there's Alicia, with her furious outbursts against all Pacific nuclear tests. Darryl knows she's talking rubbish. What he doesn't know is that when he boards Flight 766 to start flying home, his life and the lives of others will be changed forever"--Publisher's website
No safe harbour by David Hill( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Stuart and his twin sister Sandra are coming home to Wellington on the ferry. Stuart knows he'll enjoy the trip, he's a good sailor. But it's April 1968 and the ship is Wahine. As the tragic events unwind Stuart and Sandra battle to stay alive. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Enemy camp by David Hill( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
"It's 1942, and the tiny farming town of Featherston is about to receive hundreds of Japanese soldiers into its prisoner-of-war camp. Ewen, whose dad is a guard there, can't stop wondering about the enemy just down the road. Some say the captives are evil and cruel and should be treated harshly - or shot. But when Ewen and his friends ride out to the camp to peep thjrough the barbed wire, the POWs seem just like ... well, people ... As tension builds between guards and inmates the boys are told to stay away. But on 25 February 1943, Ewen and his friends are there at the moment the storm breaks - and the terrible, unforgettable events unfold before their eyes"--Publisher's description. "--Publisher's information
Introducing Maurice Gee by David Hill( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The winning touch by David Hill( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
When Welton Intermediate School starts its own New Image rugby team, things don't look promising; but Welton Wanderers have a few cunning plans. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Journey to Tangiwai : the diary of Peter Cotterill, Napier, 1953 by David Hill( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
It's 1953 and Peter is determined that his scout patrol will get to the finals of a First Aid competition. This means travelling to Auckland by train on Christmas Eve, a journey that Peter will never forget. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The sleeper wakes by David Hill( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
"Corey loves Mount Taranaki. Locals call the mountain "the sleeper" because it hasn't murmured for 250 years. But one day, high up on the mountain, Corey and his dad feel the first rumblings. Deep inside the great pyramid of lava rock and scoria, the unthinkable is beginning to happen"--Back cover. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Speed King : Burt Munro, the world's fastest Indian by David Hill( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
"The moment young Burt Munro saw a motorbike chugging down a quiet Invercargill street, he was hooked. More than fifty years later, he and his ancient Indian motorcycle would amaze the world by setting a land-speed record, one that remains unbroken to this day. Burt didn't have much money. He wasn't young. But he was determined. And he became a Kiwi legend"--Publisher information. In picture book format
Duet by David Hill( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Slovenian and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Kallum plays blues guitar but, despite reservations, accepts an invitation to play in the youth orchestra. There he meets Paige, a flutist, with whom he is to play a duet. They are drawn together, but their relationship rapidly spirals out of control with consequences that may change their lives forever. Suggested level: secondary
 
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Alternative Names
David Hill auteur uit Nieuw-Zeeland
David Hill neuseeländischer Autor
David Hill New Zealander author
힐, 데이비드 1942-
ヒル, デイヴィッド
Languages
English (105)
German (15)
French (10)
Slovenian (9)
Dutch (3)
Japanese (1)
Korean (1)
Danish (1)
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