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Tuesday, April 10

  1. page home edited Welcome to Golden Bay High Schools NCEA Wide Reading Wiki This wikispace has been set up to pro…

    Welcome to Golden Bay High Schools NCEA Wide Reading Wiki
    This wikispace has been set up to provide lists of resources for our students when selecting titles for their Wide Reading unit and also provide suggestions for themed reading. Some of the pages may contain clickable links, which will take you to a blog post about that title. The titles mentioned in the Theme and Wide Reading lists, Other, Short Stories and Year Groups have been compiled from emails to the School Library listserv and our own lists. The reading lists are suggested titles only, please check with your English department if you are unsure of their suitability.
    This wiki is available for use, or contribution to, by teaching staff, librarians and other interested parties. If you are interested in contributing to this wiki contact me by sending me a message through the wiki. Don't forget to tell me a bit about yourself.

    Update
    Wikispaces is closing down in July so I am in the process moving to another wiki platform to house the lists. link below:
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Sunday, April 8

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    This wiki is available for use, or contribution to, by teaching staff, librarians and other interested parties. If you are interested in contributing to this wiki contact me by sending me a message through the wiki. Don't forget to tell me a bit about yourself.
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    the process of looking formoving to another alternativewiki platform to house the lists. When I do have something set up I'll leave a link here or you can email us for thebelow:
    Wide Reading wiki
    Any problems using this
    link in July.please us and let us know. Thanks.
    Email: library@gbh.school.nz
    **More text suggestions for Years 9 - 13 are available on the English Online wiki
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Sunday, February 25

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    Update
    Wikispaces is closing down in July so I am in the process of looking for another alternative to house the lists. When I do have something set up I'll leave a link here or you can email us for the link in July.
    Email: library@gbh.school.nz
    **More text suggestions for Years 9 - 13 are available on the English Online wiki
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Sunday, February 18

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    This wiki is available for use, or contribution to, by teaching staff, librarians and other interested parties. If you are interested in contributing to this wiki contact me by sending me a message through the wiki. Don't forget to tell me a bit about yourself.
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    link here before they shut down.or you can email us for the link in July.
    **More text suggestions for Years 9 - 13 are available on the English Online wiki
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    This wiki is available for use, or contribution to, by teaching staff, librarians and other interested parties. If you are interested in contributing to this wiki contact me by sending me a message through the wiki. Don't forget to tell me a bit about yourself.
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    a link here.here before they shut down.
    **More text suggestions for Years 9 - 13 are available on the English Online wiki
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  3. page home edited ... Welcome to Golden Bay High Schools NCEA Wide Reading Wiki This wikispace has been set up to p…
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    Welcome to Golden Bay High Schools NCEA Wide Reading Wiki
    This wikispace has been set up to provide lists of resources for our students when selecting titles for their Wide Reading unit and also provide suggestions for themed reading. Some of the pages may contain clickable links, which will take you to a blog post about that title. The titles mentioned in the Theme and Wide Reading lists, Other, Short Stories and Year Groups have been compiled from emails to the School Library listserv and our own lists. The reading lists are suggested titles only, please check with your English department if you are unsure of their suitability.
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    about yourself.
    Update
    Due to to Wikispaces closing in July I am in the process of looking for another alternative to house the lists. When I do have something set up I'll leave a link here.

    **More text suggestions for Years 9 - 13 are available on the English Online wiki
    Abandonment
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Monday, November 27

  1. page Level 2 - Fiction edited ... Tsotse by Athol Fugard Walkabout by James Vance Marshall White Masai by Corinne Hofmann W…
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    Tsotse by Athol Fugard
    Walkabout by James Vance Marshall
    White Masai by Corinne Hofmann
    Wild swans by Jung Chang
    Willowtree and Olive by Irini Sawides
    The wind singer by William Nicholson
    Wuthering heights by Emily Bronte
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  2. page Level 2 - Non-fiction edited ... Desert flower: the extraordinary journey of a desert nomad by Waris Dirie & Cathleen Mille…
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    Desert flower: the extraordinary journey of a desert nomad by Waris Dirie & Cathleen Miller
    The diving-bell and the butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
    I, Safiya by Safiya Tudu
    Into the wild by Jon Krakauer (Level 2 & 3)
    Into thin air : a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster by Jon Krakauer
    It's not about the bike: my journey back to life by Lance Armstrong
    Journey to the land of No by Roya Hakakian
    Life is so good by George Dawson
    Life on the lineLucky by Lauren RocheAlice Sebold
    Kirsty by Jill Bently and Tony Williams
    Mao's last dancer by Li Cunxin
    I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou
    On wings of eagles by Ken Follet
    Once in a house on fire by Andrea Ashworth
    One stroppy jockey: the Christine Lawn story by Sandy McKay & Christine Lawn
    The perfect story by Sebastian Junger
    Railway man by Eric Lomax
    Rebel hearts by Kevin Tooks
    Sky burial by Xinran

    Slave: the true story of a girl's lost childhood & her fight for survival by Mende Nazer & Damien Lewis
    Still waters by Jennifer Lauck
    Soul surfer by Bethany Hamilton
    Tears of the moon by Sheng Guo
    Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
    This boy's life by Tobias Wolff
    Toast : the story of a boy's hunger by Nigel Slater
    Touching the void by Joe Simpson
    Whina : a biography of Whina Cooper by Michael King
    Wild swans by Jung Chang
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  3. page Level 2 - Non-fiction edited Level 2, Non-fiction 127 hours by Aron Ralston All creatures great and small by James Herriot …

    Level 2, Non-fiction
    127 hours by Aron Ralston
    All creatures great and small by James Herriot
    American sniper by Chris Kyle

    An angel at my table by Janet Frame (NZ)
    April fool's day by Bryce Countenay
    Argo by Antonio J Mendez

    Barefoot soldier by Johnson Beharry
    Bent not broken by Lauren Roche
    Black like me by John Howard Griffin
    Bronte's story by Bronte Cullis & Steve Bibb
    A child called 'it' by Dave Pelzer
    Chinese Cinderella : the secret story of an unwanted daughter by Adeline Yen Mah
    Desert dawn by Waris Dirie
    Desert flower: the extraordinary journey of a desert nomad by Waris Dirie & Cathleen Miller
    The diving-bell and the butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
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  4. page Level 2 - Fiction edited ... FICTION About a boy by Nick Hornby Absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian by Sherman A…
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    FICTION
    About a boy by Nick Hornby
    Absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
    After the first death by Robert Cormier
    The age of miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
    Alabama moon by Watt Key

    The alchemist by Paul Coelho
    All creatures great and small by James Herriot
    All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr

    Atonement by Ian McEwan
    Axis trilogy by Sara Douglass
    Banquo's son by T.K. Roxborogh - revenge, betrayal, loyalty, love, obligations
    The bean trees by Barbara Kingsolver
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    The bonesetter's daughter by Amy Tan
    The book thief by Marcus Zusak - holocaust, growing up, survival
    BootlegBulibasha by Alex Shearer
    Catcher
    Witi Ihimaera
    Candy by Kevin Brooks
    The catcher
    in the
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    D Salinger
    Closed, stranger by Kate de Goldi (NZ)

    Collected stories by Patricia Grace (NZ)
    The color purple by Alice Walker
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    Cry Freedom by John Briely
    The Da Vinci code by Dan Brown - mystery, intrigue, religion
    Dog boy by Victor Kelleher
    Dogside story by Patricia Grace (NZ)
    Dreamhunter by Elizabeth Knox (NZ)
    Ecstacy by Anne Alvergue
    Ender's game by Orson Scott Card - dystopia, deception
    The fault in our stars by John Green - terminal illness
    Ganglands by Maureen McCarthy
    Genesis by Bernard Beckett
    The girl with the dragon tattoo by Steig Larsson
    God of small things by Roy Arundhati
    Home stretch... by Paul Volponi

    I am David by Ann Holm - hope, belonging, survival, prejudice
    If I should die before I wake by Han Nolan
    In my father's den by Maurice Gee (NZ)
    Iti Te Kopara - the Bellbird is smallInheritance of loss by Apirana Taylor
    Jessica by Bryce Courtenay
    Kiran Desai
    The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
    Junk by Melvin Burgess
    Just in case by Meg Rosoff
    To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee - court case, racism, justice
    The killer's cousin by Nancy Werlin
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    The messenger by Markus Zusak
    Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones (NZ)
    Mistik lakeMort, Wyrd sisters, Equal rights etc by Martha BrooksTerry Pratchett
    My sisters keeper by Jodi Picoult
    Night swimming by Emma Neale
    No country for old men by Cormac, McCarthy
    No more borders by Diana Chase
    No shame, no fear by Ann Turnbull
    Noughts and crosses by Malorie Blackman
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    One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Ken Kesey
    One in the life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzehnitsyn (trans. H.T. Willets)
    Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
    Owls do cry by Janet Frame (NZ)
    Paper towns by John Green
    Precious by Sapphire
    The prodigal summer by Barbara Kingsolver
    Purple hibiscus : a novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Q & A by Vikas Swarup
    Queen Kat Carmel & St Jude get a life by Maureen McCarthy
    Red rabbit by Tom Clancy
    The red tent by Anita Diamant
    A respectable girl by Fleur Beale
    The ring by Tania Roxburgh

    The road by Cormac McCarthy - survival, parent/child relationships, hope
    Running man by Michael Bauer
    Saffron kitchen by Yasmin Crowther

    Saving Francesca by Melina McCarthy
    The secret life of bees by Sue Monk Kidd
    The shipping news by Annie Proulx
    Single fin by Aaron Topp
    Skin and other stories by Roald Dahl
    Sky legs by Irini Sawides
    The sky people and other stories by Patricia Grace (NZ)
    Smashed by Mandy Hagar (NZ)
    Smith's dream by C.K. Stead (NZ)
    Sold by Patricia McCormick
    Stoner and Spaz by Ron Koertg
    AStuck in neutral by Terry Trueman
    A
    swift pure
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    by Siobhan Dowd
    A thousand splendid suns by Kaled Hosseini - abuse, belonging, prejudice
    Tides of KawhiaThe 10 pm question by Tom O'ConnorKate De Goldi (NZ)
    The timekeeper by Mitch Albom
    Tsotse by Athol Fugard

    Walkabout by James Vance Marshall
    Wild swans by Jung Chang
    The wind singer by William Nicholson
    Wuthering heights by Emily Bronte
    Violence 101 by Dennis Wright
    Z for Zachariah by Robert O'Brien
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