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 Whale rider
 Author: Ihimaera, Witi Tame

 Added Entry - Personal Name: Laga'aia, Jay

 Publisher:  Findaway World, LLC
 Pub Year: 2009

 Classification: Fiction
 Physical Description: 1 sound media player (ca. 3 hr., 45 min.), digital, HD audio, 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.

 BTSB No: P00601 ISBN: 9781742143262
 Ages: 13-18 Grades: 8-12

 Subjects:
 Maori (New Zealand people) -- Fiction
 Human-animal relationship -- Fiction
 Whales -- Fiction
 Grandfathers -- Fiction
 New Zealand -- Fiction

Price: $56.99

Summary:
Eight-year old Kahu craves her great-grandfather's love and attention. But he's focused on his duties as Chief of a tribe that claims descent from the legendary "whale rider". In every generation since the whale rider, a male has inherited the title of chief. But now there is no male heir -- there's only Kahu. She should be next in line for the title, but her great-grandfather is blinded by tradition and sees no use for a girl. Kahu will not be ignored. And in her struggle she has a unique ally: the whale rider himself.




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