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The Resource Whale rider, Witi Ihimaera

Whale rider, Witi Ihimaera

Label
Whale rider
Title
Whale rider
Statement of responsibility
Witi Ihimaera
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor
Summary
As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers’ Choice Award, 2003.
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2004
Awards note
"Winner Audience Award, 2003 Sundance Film Festival"--Cover.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121719
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ihimaera, Witi Tame
Dewey number
823
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maori (New Zealand people)
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Whales
  • Families
  • Kings and rulers
  • New Zealand
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Whale rider, Witi Ihimaera
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Auckland [New Zealand] : Reed Books, 1987
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
152 p.
Isbn
9780152050177
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2003003943
Label
Whale rider, Witi Ihimaera
Publication
Note
Originally published: Auckland [New Zealand] : Reed Books, 1987
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
152 p.
Isbn
9780152050177
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2003003943

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