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Fire on high / by David Hill.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Wellington, N.Z. : Mallinson Rendel, 2009.Description: 127 p. ; 20 cmISBN:
  • 9781877423321 (pbk.)
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • NZ823.2 22
Summary: Jonno has won an essay writing competition, and his prize is a trip to South America to watch a total eclipse of the sun. When Jonno arrives he notices more about the country he is visiting than the eclipse, as a group of local people, the NUF, are protesting against the government. Armed soldiers are also walking the streets and there are reports of violence and death on both sides. Jonno is looking forward to returning to the safety of home but when he and his fellow travellers get on an aeroplane, their plane is hijacked by members of the NUF.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Teen Fiction South LibraryPlus Teen Teen Fiction HILL (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available I2065808
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Novel for children.

Jonno has won an essay writing competition, and his prize is a trip to South America to watch a total eclipse of the sun. When Jonno arrives he notices more about the country he is visiting than the eclipse, as a group of local people, the NUF, are protesting against the government. Armed soldiers are also walking the streets and there are reports of violence and death on both sides. Jonno is looking forward to returning to the safety of home but when he and his fellow travellers get on an aeroplane, their plane is hijacked by members of the NUF.

Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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