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Lyla: Through My Eyes – Natural Disaster Zones
by Fleur Beale, series editor Lyn White

A gripping and personal story about one girl living through the aftermath of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.

Lyla: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones

Lyla has just started her second year of high school when a magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes Christchurch to pieces. Devastation is everywhere. While her police officer mother and trauma nurse father respond to the disaster, Lyla puts on a brave face, opening their home to neighbours and leading the community clean-up. But soon she discovers that it's not only familiar buildings and landscapes that have vanished – it's friends and acquaintances too. As the earth keeps shaking day after day, can Lyla find a way to cope with her new reality?


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