Everyone is spelling Ripecka’s name wrong, even the teachers at school! It is so frustrating that she turns to carving her name in her desk. This short book, published in New Zealand with beautiful illustrations by Robyn Kahukiwa, shares how important it can be for a young person’s name and heritage to be respected.
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Stg 4e Ripeka's Carving Is (Literacy 2000 Stage 4)