Journey to Tanigwai / David Hill.

By: Hill, David, 1942- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: My New Zealand storyPublisher: Auckland : Scholastic New Zealand, 2021Description: 192 pages ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781775436386; 1775436381Subject(s): Tangiwai Rail Disaster, Tangiwai, N.Z., 1953 -- Children's fiction | Boy Scouts -- New Zealand -- Children's fiction | Railroad accidents -- New Zealand -- Children's fiction | New Zealand -- History -- 20th century -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | Diary fiction. | Historical fiction. DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: "The year is 1953. 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 town of Napier struggles through hard times in the aftermath of WWII. He joins the scouts and learns to overlook the small-town class structure. The story culminates in a train ride to Auckland with his fellow scouts on the eve of Christmas. In the night, unbeknownst to the travellers, a lahar washes away a railway bridge"--Publisher information.
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"The year is 1953. 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 town of Napier struggles through hard times in the aftermath of WWII. He joins the scouts and learns to overlook the small-town class structure. The story culminates in a train ride to Auckland with his fellow scouts on the eve of Christmas. In the night, unbeknownst to the travellers, a lahar washes away a railway bridge"--Publisher information.

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