1916 : dig for victory / author, David Hair.

By: Hair, David, 1965- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Kiwis at war: Description: 303 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781775432784; 1775432785Other title: Nineteen-sixteenSubject(s): New Zealand. Army. Pioneer Battalion -- Children's fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | War stories. DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "They barely know each other, Māori and Pakeha, traumatized veterans and wide-eyed new recruits, thrown together from all corners of New Zealand, a country so young it barely conceives of itself as a nation. But they've arrived in a war like no other: the Great War, a maelstrom of fire, poison gas, artillery, and newly created weapons like aircraft and tanks. They're armed only with their picks and shovels. They are the New Zealand Pioneer Battalion, they're going to dig their way into history, yard by yard"--Publisher's information.
List(s) this item appears in: NZ Childrens Book Awards 2017 | Hawera Reading Vine
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Junior Fiction Kaponga LibraryPlus
Children's
Children's Fiction HAIR (Browse shelf) Available i2158479
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Children's
Children's Fiction HAIR (Browse shelf) Available i2158480
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Children's
Children's Fiction HAIR (Browse shelf) Available i2158481
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Teen Fiction HAI (Browse shelf) Available A00794985
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Novel for young adults.

"They barely know each other, Māori and Pakeha, traumatized veterans and wide-eyed new recruits, thrown together from all corners of New Zealand, a country so young it barely conceives of itself as a nation. But they've arrived in a war like no other: the Great War, a maelstrom of fire, poison gas, artillery, and newly created weapons like aircraft and tanks. They're armed only with their picks and shovels. They are the New Zealand Pioneer Battalion, they're going to dig their way into history, yard by yard"--Publisher's information.

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