The Whale RidereBook - 2003
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CCCL_EDI May 13, 2020
Maori author Witi Ihimaera tells a story that weaves traditional Polynesian customs and beliefs with a family dynamic anyone can understand as his writing presents a celebration of both Maori culture and strong familial ties.
As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor. (NoveList)
As her grandfather struggles to lead their community, Kahu develops a relationship with whales, whose legendary rider was their ancestor.
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