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The Resource The whale rider, Witi Ihimaera

The whale rider, Witi Ihimaera

Label
The whale rider
Title
The 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
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Reading level
5.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The whale rider, Witi Ihimaera
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Movie tie-in
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780152050160
Lccn
2003003943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780152050160
  • 9780152050177
Label
The whale rider, Witi Ihimaera
Publication
Copyright
Note
Movie tie-in
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780152050160
Lccn
2003003943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780152050160
  • 9780152050177