Tag Archives: World War 2

Anne Frank exhibition in Wellington and other WW2 reads

Many of our year 4-8s enjoy stories of hope and courage in the large selection of wartime historical fiction we have in our library and so the travelling exhibition from the Anne Frank house that will be in Wellington until … Continue reading

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From Russia with Love…. for Football and Exciting Stories

  Tom Palmer is a writer who loves to combine his love of football with thrilling reads about all kinds of things – spies, secret agents, ghosts, combat, fighter planes, kidnapping, to name just a few. He has written many … Continue reading

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Great new book – The war that saved my life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

In The War that Saved My Life, Ada is a nine year old girl who embraces everything about her new surroundings when she evacuates with her brother during World War 2. This is Madeleine and she loved this book so … Continue reading

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Tales of True Grit and Survival against the odds

WOULD HAVE THE  TO  This is the question we can ask ourselves when reading some of the books on our survival display in the library. Over the holidays I read Bear Gryll’s True Grit in which he tells the real … Continue reading

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Hitler’s Canary – a great adventure book based on the lives of brave people in WW2

This was a tale of great bravery and adventure, written by television comedian Sandi Toksvig and based on the real life experiences of her grandfather growing up in wartime Denmark. 10 year old Bamse’s interesting life with an actress mother … Continue reading

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