Hindsight by Mandy Hager BOOK LAUNCH

18:00 pm
20:00 pm
The Children's Bookshop . Kilbirnie Plaza, Kilbirnie
Hindsight: Pivotal Moments in NZ History. Hindsight gives a retrospective look at 4 key events which have been pivotal in the development of our nationhood and our cultural identity. Put under the gaze of Hindsight she examines the events themselves, and what they have meant to us. The Bombing of the Rainbow Warrior Votes for Women The 1981 Springbok Tour The Dawn Raids Written by award-winning writer Mandy Hager, who has written extensively for young adults and has also worked in the education sector previously for Global Education. She has an astonishing collection of awards, residencies and recognition for her work. The book, designed by author illustrator Vasanti Unka is presented in full colour, and includes a wide range of source material such as, newspaper articles, first-hand accounts, media transcripts, all displayed in a lively and engaging format aimed at readers 10+. The book will include commentary explaining how this event brought about a shift in social attitudes, and/or legislation. Further online resources will become available to link to the title, and digital video or media links provided, along with extension material and teachers resources for further investigation.