Charlie Tangaroa and the Creature from the Sea
18 May, 2021
I chose to read this book because I like action books and ones with mermaids.
This book is about a normal boy called Charlie. Charlie and his brother Robbie live in Taonga Bay. Charlie is a sea cadet and while cleaning the beach one day, they stumble across a mermaid. This mermaid is going to change their lives. My favourite part of the book is when Charlie and Robbie find Po-nuia (the mermaid) on the beach when they find her they need to figure out a way to hide her and figure out how to fix all the many problems they now face. Read more
Bastion Point – 507 days on Takaparawha
03 May, 2021
Tania Roxborogh tells the story of the Bastion Point protest through the eyes of a young girl named Erica. The story is told through her diary entries over the course of late 1976 to mid-1978. Erica and her family are fictional but the events of the protest mentioned are historically accurate and readers looking to gain a full understanding of the protest can find a complete timeline at the end of the book.
Erica began writing her entries to document her progress of training her newly purchased horse named Silver. Read more