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Mission girl : the writings of Atapo, Paihia, c.1840, written by Fleur Beale

Label
Mission girl : the writings of Atapo, Paihia, c.1840
Title
Mission girl
Title remainder
the writings of Atapo, Paihia, c.1840
Statement of responsibility
written by Fleur Beale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Atapo, a young Māori girl, tells her story, from her capture and slavery as a young child through to her escape to the mission house in the Bay of Islands as a 14-year-old. Here she learns the new ways and language that means she is present at the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. Although born into an important family her capture has meant she has lost her standing in her tribe, but she hopes the new skills she has acquired will mean she can return home with her head held high. Includes glossary of Māori terms and historical note. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
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Awards note
New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2005 Finalist.
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
Children's Fiction
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
My New Zealand story
Target audience
pre adolescent
Mission girl : the writings of Atapo, Paihia, c.1840, written by Fleur Beale
Label
Mission girl : the writings of Atapo, Paihia, c.1840, written by Fleur Beale
Publication
Note
  • Novel for children
  • Originally published as: A new song in the land, 2004, in the My New Zealand Story series
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13281103
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Edition
Redesigned edition
Extent
203 pages, [4] pages of plates
Isbn
9781869439897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MA187673
  • (NLNZils)1383422
  • (OCoLC)639531774
  • (Nz)13281103

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