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The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera [in AsianWeek]

Whale RiderThe captivating inspiration for the award-winning film of the same title about 8-year-old Kahu, who must convince her great-grandfather that females can carry on ancient Maori traditions just as well – if not better! – than the too-stubborn men.

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, August 1, 2003

Readers: Middle Grade, Young Adult, Adult

Published: 2003 (paperback re-issue)


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