Into the river

by Ted Dawe

Publisher: Polis Books in Hoboken, NJ

Written in English
Published: Pages: 270 Downloads: 264
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Subjects:

  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Maori (New Zealand people),
  • Ethnicity,
  • Boarding schools

About the Edition

An adventurous Maori boy bound by the history, customs and rituals of his people believes he has encountered a powerful magical being before he is awarded a prestigious scholarship at a distant school where different cultural customs change his perspectives about life and freedom.

Edition Notes

789Y Childrens Plus, Inc.

StatementTed Dawe
The Physical Object
Pagination270 p.
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27211522M
ISBN 101943818193
ISBN 109781943818198

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With thanks to NetGalley and Legend Press for sending me a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Te Arepa is an adventurous Maori boy, bound to the history, customs and rituals of his people. Yet when he comes upon a giant eel while fishing, he is convinced the creature is a taniwha, or water demon, and follows it.

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A ban on Auckland schoolteacher Ted Dawe's controversial teen novel Into the River has been lifted by the New Zealand Film and Literature Board. In a majority decision released today, the board.

Prequel to Thunder road.-Winner to the NZ Post Children's Book Awards Young Adult category ; Margaret Mahy Book of the Year "When Te Arepa Santos is dragged into the river by a giant eel, something happens that will change the course of his whole life.

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His first novel, Thunder Road, won both the Young Adult Fiction section and the Best First Book award at the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults and will be released by Polis Books.

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