The crossing / Mandy Hager.

By: Hager, Mandy [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Hager, Mandy, Blood of the lamb: book 1.Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House New Zealand, 2009Description: 288 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 9781869791506 ; 1869791509 ; 9781869791506 Subject(s): End of the world -- Teen fiction | Survival -- Teen fiction | Social control -- Teen fiction | Islands -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand. Awards: New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Young adult fiction; Winner, 2010.Summary: The people of Onewere, a small island in the Pacific, have survived a deadly event that consumed the earth. Now, from a rotting cruise ship, the elite control the population, manipulating old texts to set themselves up as 'living gods'. When Mayam crosses from child to woman, she must leave everything she has ever known and make a crossing of another kind. But life inside the ship is not as she had dreamed, and she is faced with two choices: obey the leaders and very likely die, or turn her back on her beliefs. Suggested level: secondary.
List(s) this item appears in: NCEA Wide Reading - Level one fiction | Hawera Reading Vine | NCEA 1 | NCEA 2 | NCEA wide reading Level 1 fiction - 2020
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Novel for young adults.

The people of Onewere, a small island in the Pacific, have survived a deadly event that consumed the earth. Now, from a rotting cruise ship, the elite control the population, manipulating old texts to set themselves up as 'living gods'. When Mayam crosses from child to woman, she must leave everything she has ever known and make a crossing of another kind. But life inside the ship is not as she had dreamed, and she is faced with two choices: obey the leaders and very likely die, or turn her back on her beliefs. Suggested level: secondary.

New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Young adult fiction; Winner, 2010.

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