The Whale RidereBook - 2003
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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.
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.
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