Singing home the whale / Mandy Hager.

By: Hager, Mandy [author,, writer of foreword.]Material type: TextTextDescription: 334 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781775536574 Subject(s): Teenage boys -- New Zealand -- Teen fiction | Killer whale -- Teen fiction | Country life -- New Zealand -- Teen fiction | Human-animal relationships -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand. DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: "Will Jackson is hiding out, a city boy reluctantly staying with his uncle in small town New Zealand while he struggles to recover from a brutal attack and the aftermath of a humiliating Youtube clip gone viral. After he discovers a young abandoned orca his life is further thrown into chaos, when he rallies to help protect it against hostile, threatening interests. As Will's story unfolds, it is interspersed with the last song of The Chronicle, the orca's reflection as he looks back over his life and his connection to Will, and passes on to others the lessons he has learnt about human behaviour and how to live a good life. His unique voice issues a love song to the planet and celebrates the special bond that builds between him and this very human boy through the love of song"--Publisher's information.
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Teen Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus
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Teen Fiction HAGE (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available i2136149
Teen Fiction Manaia LibraryPlus
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Teen Fiction Ōpunakē LibraryPlus
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Teen Fiction HAG (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available A00747056
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"Will Jackson is hiding out, a city boy reluctantly staying with his uncle in small town New Zealand while he struggles to recover from a brutal attack and the aftermath of a humiliating Youtube clip gone viral. After he discovers a young abandoned orca his life is further thrown into chaos, when he rallies to help protect it against hostile, threatening interests. As Will's story unfolds, it is interspersed with the last song of The Chronicle, the orca's reflection as he looks back over his life and his connection to Will, and passes on to others the lessons he has learnt about human behaviour and how to live a good life. His unique voice issues a love song to the planet and celebrates the special bond that builds between him and this very human boy through the love of song"--Publisher's information.

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