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Cup Magic Review (8)

Writing in the Weekend Herald Canvas Magazine Teen Reads column (September 7 2013) about Cup Magic by  Susan Battye, reviewers Sue Baxelle & Isobel Marriner  commented: “A timely read for intermediate age or younger teen, Cup Magic unveils a wealth … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Review (7)

On the goodreads website Lorraine Orman writes: An extremely informative story about the inside experience of New Zealand winning the 1995 America’s Cup. Written from the point of view of Mike, an 11-year-old New Zealander whose parents are involved in … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (6)

Book Yak  – Discussion Blog for Young Adults and Children’s Literature – University of Auckland Top Six Books 11 July 2013 Cup Magic: Auckland/San Diego 1995 by Susan Battye (Junior Fiction) Yes, it’s all about lucky red socks and Team New Zealand’s … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (5)

Waikato Times Your Weekend Magazine on  Saturday 27 July 2013. Elizabeth Gardner wrote: Cup Magic By Susan Battye Scholastic ISBN 9781775430285 Pull out your lucky red socks and relive New Zealand history in this tale set around the 1995 America’s … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (4)

NZ Book Reviewer and contributor to the Australian Book Trade magazine, The Source, Trevor Agnew, writes: Man, did I feel proud to be a Kiwi. The latest volume in the My New Zealand Story series is a boy’s-eye-view of New … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (3)

Shaun Hawthorne, Deputy Principal at Auckland’s Western Springs College  and former Head of English at Mt Roskill Grammar School writes: Cup Magic: Auckland/San Diego 1995 by Susan Battye “Cup Magic” is one of three new titles in Scholastic N.Z.’s popular … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (2)

My New Zealand  Story: Cup Magic by Susan Battye. Scholastic NZ, 2013. Reviewer Bob Docherty June 10 2013 The high standards made by this series are maintained in this insightful look at the America’s Cup at San Diego in 1995 … Continue reading

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Cup Magic Book Review (1)

Cup Magic Book Reviewer – Mary Wadsworth Cup Magic By Susan Battye (Scholastic) The latest title in Scholastics’s My New Zealand Story series, this fictionalised tale is based on the America’s Cup campaign of 1995. The diary is written by … Continue reading

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