Riley Oh ventures into the Spiritrealm, where she hopes to convince Saint Heo Jun to become the new patron god of the Gom clan and restore their healing powers.
Materials from New Zealand
On the post-apocalyptic Pacific island of Onewere, Maryam lives a cloistered life, chosen as a young child to fulfill religious duties and join the island’s spiritual leader when she reaches puberty–a fate she tries to escape after learning the truth.
The Silent One
A deaf-mute boy who has tamed a huge white turtle becomes the target of the superstitious people of his small village.
Determined to execute the perfect cannonball dive, a boy tries to follow everyone’s advice but finally hears Nan, an expert and former champion, who advises doing it his own way.
The Inkberg Enigma
Miro and Zia live in Aurora, a fishing town nestled in the shadow of an ancient castle. Miro lives in his books; Zia is never without her camera. The day they meet, they uncover a secret. The fishing works, the castle, and the town council are all linked to an ill-fated 1930s Antarctic expedition. But the diary of that journey has been hidden, and the sea is stirring up unusual creatures. Something has a powerful hold over the town.
How Maui Found His Father And The Magic Jawbone
How Maui Found his Father and the Magic Jawbone is the story of how Maui wonders where his mother goes each evening. One night he follows her and finds she visits his father, and the family is reunited. Maui then meets his grandfather, and secures his jawbone, which has magical properties.
The 10pm Question
Tackling the difficult question of mental health this is a book to make you laugh and cry in equal measures. Twelve-year-old Frankie Parsons asks questions about everything but cannot bring himself to ask the one question that worries him more than all the others. This is a wonderfully written story by award-winning author Kate de Goldi
The Kuia And The Spider
Absorbing New Zealand tale of the Kuia (a grandmother) and the spider. Ideal for reading aloud.
10 Kooky Kiwi
Sing along with iconic entertainer Pio Terei counting down from ten kooky kiwi to one! Colourful kiwi characters act out this funny kids’ version of the popular singalong Ten Green Bottles, including CD by iconic NZ entertainer Pio Terei.
Te Tiriti O Waitangi
Dual-language, flip-book, graphic-novel-style non-fiction about about the Treaty of Waitangi developed for a general audience.