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Recommended adventure books (2)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into adventure here are some adventure books from New Zealand for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


Island of the Lost : An Extraordinary Story of Survival at the Edge of the World by Joan Druett EN

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“Riveting.” —The New York Times Book Review Hundreds of miles from civilization, two ships wreck on opposite ends of the same deserted island in this true story of human nature at its best—and at its worst. It is 1864, and Captain Thomas Musgrave’s schooner, the Grafton, has just wrecked on Auckland Island, a forbidding piece of land 285 miles south of New Zealand. Battered by year-round freezing rain and constant winds, it is one of the most inhospitable places on earth. To be shipwrecked there means almost certain death. Incredibly, at the same time on the opposite end of the island, another... continue


The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera EN

Rating: 5 (3 votes)
Eight-year-old Kahu, a member of the Maori tribe of New Zealand, fights to prove her love, her leadership, and her destiny when hundreds of whales beach themselves and threaten the future of the Maori tribe. Basis for the 2003 feature film.