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The Journey

The journey cover.
Sj level 3 cover image sept2011.

as told to Kiwa Hammond by Tumanako Taurima 

Young Wilfred can be a rebellious godwit, but news that his family will soon embark on “the Journey” takes the wind out of his wings. After his family explain what “the Journey” is – their annual migration from Alaska to New Zealand – and a godwit elder recounts his heroic journey, Wilfred reassesses his attitude. 

Series: School Journal, Level 3 September 2011

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 5

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: rebellious, godwit, journey, bird, migration, Alaska, New Zealand, heroic journey

In: School Journal, Level 3 September 2011

Publication date: September 2011

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