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Title   1914 : Riding into War : Kiwis at War Book 1 

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Author   BROCKER Susan  ISBN   9781775432067  Add to shopping cart   
Publisher   Scholastic Education  Group   Children's B View shopping cart
Binding   Paperback Category   Kiwi Books  Terms and conditions
Edition   1 Type   Go back
Publication Year   2014 
Subject   Historical fiction (Children's/YA) 
Stock Status   Currently in stock 
Order Status   Not currently on order 
Synopsis Finalist - Junior Fiction - Children's Choice Awards in 2015

Young Billy Bowman and his mate Jack get caught up in the excitement when war is declared in August 1914 and leave their jobs on the farm to rush off and enlist in the Mounted Rifles - because the war would 'probably be over by Christmas'.

We follow their journey from the Awapuni training camp, to more training in the sands of Egypt before they finally get shipped out - without their horses - to fight at Gallipoli. And there they discover that war isn't the big adventure they thought it would be.

Also available:
1914: Riding Into War
1915: Wound of War

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