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Dead Dan's Dee / Phyllis Johnston.

By: Johnston, Phyllis.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre Press, 2007Description: 170 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781877361753 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): New Zealand stories -- Juvenile fiction | Emotional problems -- Juvenile fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction | Tuberculosis -- Juvenile fiction | Emotional problems -- Fiction | Young adult fiction -- Juvenile fiction | Emotional problems in teenagers -- Juvenile fiction | Interpersonal relations in adolescence -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fiction, New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Children's stories, New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Young adult fiction | Tuberculosis Juvenile fiction | New Zealand -- Social conditions -- 1918-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | New Zealand -- Social conditions -- 1907-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | New Zealand -- Social conditions -- 20th Century -- Juvenile fiction | New Zealand -- Social conditions -- 1918-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | New Zealand -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Young adult fiction, New Zealand. | Teenage fiction, New Zealand. | Teen fiction. | Children's fiction.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Awards: New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2008 Finalist.Summary: After the Great War, Dee lives at the beach along with her mother and aunt. It's paradise for Dee, but little by little her seaside haven disintegrates. Her mother and aunt become very ill, leaving Dee abandoned. However, soldier Joe has never forgotten his promise to his army mate Dan, Dee's dead father. He and Essie offer Dee a home on their farm. However, many adults in the area knew her father, and there are rumours going around. Dee realises she needs to find out the truth about how her father really died in the war. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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After the Great War, Dee realises she needs to find out the truth about how her father really died in the war.

Novel for children.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169).

Includes bibliography (p. 169).

Includes bibliographical references.

After the Great War, Dee lives at the beach along with her mother and aunt. It's paradise for Dee, but little by little her seaside haven disintegrates. Her mother and aunt become very ill, leaving Dee abandoned. However, soldier Joe has never forgotten his promise to his army mate Dan, Dee's dead father. He and Essie offer Dee a home on their farm. However, many adults in the area knew her father, and there are rumours going around. Dee realises she needs to find out the truth about how her father really died in the war. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2008 Finalist.

Suitable 8 - 12 Years

New Zealand Post Book Awards Finalist - 2008

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