Journey to Tangiwai : Tangiwai, 1953 / David Hill.

By: Hill, David, 1942- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: My New Zealand story: Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2010Edition: Redesigned edDescription: 191 pages : illustrations ; 20 cmISBN: 1869434994 (pbk.) :; 1869434994; 9781775430063 (pbk.) :Subject(s): Tangiwai Rail Disaster, Tangiwai, N.Z., 1953 -- Children's fiction | Tangiwai Rail Disaster, Tangiwai, N.Z., 1953 -- Children's fiction | Boy Scouts -- Fiction | Railroad accidents -- Fiction | Diary fictionDDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: It's 1953, in Napier, and Peter Cotterill starts the year writing in a journal given to him by his Great Aunt. We follow him through a year of many changes as his small community struggles through hard times. After joining the Scouts, Peter is determined that his patrol will get to the finals of a First Aid competition. This means travelling to Auckland by train on Christmas Eve, a journey that he will never forget. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Children's Fiction HILL (Browse shelf) Available i2199601
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Children's Fiction HILL (Browse shelf) 1 Available I2095488
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Children's Fiction HILL (Browse shelf) Available i2161230
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Novel for children.

Originally published: 2003. (My Story).

It's 1953, in Napier, and Peter Cotterill starts the year writing in a journal given to him by his Great Aunt. We follow him through a year of many changes as his small community struggles through hard times. After joining the Scouts, Peter is determined that his patrol will get to the finals of a First Aid competition. This means travelling to Auckland by train on Christmas Eve, a journey that he will never forget. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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