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Fallen Leaves

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by Paul Mason

This historical fiction, set in 1845, is told from the point of view of a young Māori protaganist. Haora works in the printery at Kororāreka at the time when war was building between Ngāpuhi chief Hone Heke (Hone Wiremu Heke Pōkai) and the British troops.

Series: School Journal Level 4 November 2016

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: historical fiction, Hone Heke Pōkai, Kororāreka, New Zealand history, New Zealand Wars, Pompallier mission, Roman Catholic church, station, printing, race relations

In: School Journal Level 4 November 2016

Publication date: November 2016

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