Read a book about saving the environment
Author : Valerie Bloom
Date of Publication : July 4th 2008
Genre : Historical Fiction
Maruka is different to the other girls, she likes to hunt and fish deep in the forest, even though it's dangerous. But she should have stayed in the village the day the Kalinas tribe came and stole her mother. She would have stopped them.
Two years later, Maruka sees giant white sails rearing up on the horizon. She is sure of a Kalinas attack but a deadlier enemy wades ashore and plants a flag on the beach. Her tribe welcome the pale-skinned men but are repaid with treachery and forced to mine the white man's God - gold. Maruka knows that the tribes have one option, they must put aside their differences and defeat their common enemy. And if the tribes unite, Maruka might even find her mother again ...
I recommend this book for people that want to learns more about the struggles and hardship caused by people taking over. It is such and an adventure and will take you on a wild ride!