The Whale Rider
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Author: Witi Ihimaera
For ages 12-17
Format Hardback | 144 pages
Publication date 28 May 2019
Publisher Pearson Education Limited
A mystical story of Maori culture The birth of a daughter, Kahu, breaks the lineage of a Maori tribe. Rejected by her grandfather, Kahu develops the ability to communicate with whales, echoing those of the ancient Whale Rider after whom she was named.
This magical and mythical novel tells of the conflict between tradition and heritage, from the perspective of Kahu’s grandfather, and Kahu’s destiny to secure the tribe’s future. Age 11+ Ideal for studying multi-cultural texts, gender and environmental issues.
QUOTES FROM THE WHALE RIDER
“He loved them deeply, but sometimes love becomes a power game between the ambitions that parents have for their children and the ambitions that children have for themselves.”
|Dimensions||190 × 130 × 10 mm|