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Discover the latest Tongan language books. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.

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Ko 'emau tēniti puluú

Sereima Lumelume

After a cyclone destroys the village, the villagers show their resilience. Includes notes for parents, caregivers, and teachers.

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Silikana mo 'ene ngoue kakalá

Seu'ula Fonua

Silikana is very fond of her sweet smelling garden but one morning as she flies over she notices something is dreadfully wrong, the plants have withered and need rain. Includes notes for parents, caregivers, and teachers.

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Ko e tohi misa 'o e ngaahi 'aho tapu

author Taiosisi

Tongan prayer book written for Sunday church services, including psalms and readings according to seasons.

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Talanoa 'a e kafataha

Sitiveni Halapua

"Ko e loto 'a e tokolahi 'o e fonuá ke fononga hotau pule'angá'i he anga 'o e fale alea faka temokalatí. 'Oku anga fēfē hono fakahoko 'a e liliú ki he lelei taha 'i he fetongitongi 'o e ngaahi fiema'u 'a e fonuá pea mo fengãue'aki mo e ngaahi ivimãlo...

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A parent's dream

Tevita T. M. (Tevita Tonga Mohenoa)...

Collection of Rev Dr. Tevita Tonga Mohenoa Puloka's writings.

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Ko e malanga

Uesile Moala Manoa

"A compilation of the author's Bible studies, teachings, and workshops of preaching the Word of God ministry in Tongan language for the Tongan youths during his time of working as superintendent minister of the SUTT Auckland New Zealand 1991-1997,...

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Ko e tokoni ki hono founga fai ʻo e kalasi ʻaho

Uesile Moala Manoa

"A compilation of the author's Bible studies, teachings, and workshops of preaching the Word of God ministry in Tongan language for the Tongan youths during his time of working as superintendent minister of the SUTT Auckland New Zealand 1991-1997,...

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Ko e langa fakalakalaka 'o e kakai = Populorum progressio

Pope Paul VI

Populorum progressio is the encyclical written by Pope Paul VI on the topic of "the development of peoples" and that the economy of the world should serve mankind and not just the few. It was released on March 26, 1967. It touches on a variety of principles...

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Ekinaki Faka’apositolika ‘a Tuitapu Falakiko fekau’aki mo e Famili 2016.

Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) is a post-synodal apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis. Dated 19 March 2016, it was released on 8 April 2016. It follows the Synods on the Family held in 2014 & 2015. The document focuses on several of the issues of...

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Ekinaki Faka'Apositolika

author Catholic Church. Pope (2013-...

Tongan translation of Pope Francis' work The joy of the Gospel.

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Head, shoulders, knees and toes in Tongan

Gerard Aflague

"Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in Tongan is a cute book that engages children to learn a language in a fun and colorful way. Let Peau and Oseni take you on an adventure through the colorful backdrop of the tropics. From the warm, blue ocean waters to...

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Ko Paka mo 'ene kau hivá

Emeli Pouvalu

Paka, a friendly and musical crab, invites the members of his underwater choir as they join him one by one. Each one brings their own musical talent through instruments and the parts they sing. Join Paka's choir as it grows and enjoy learning the names...

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Ko 'Ulukalala-'i-Feletoa, ko e talanoa 'a Toki Ukamea

William Mariner

In November 1806, the damaged Port-au-Prince arrived at what Capatain Cook had called the Friendly Islands. William Charles Mariner (1791-1853) was among the few crew members spared by the native inhabitants. He lived there for four years. This volume...

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Ko e ʻatalasa Fakatohitapu

H. H. (Harold Henry) Rowley

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Colors in Tongan

This is a simple and beautifully designed book that teaches colors in Tongan, the language of the friendly people of Tonga in Polynesia.

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Ko e Tohitapu

Pat Alexander

Bible stories retold for children.

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Ko e monomono maʼa Rōpati

Maria Samuela

A little girl helps her grandmother prepare a tīvaevae for her uncle's wedding. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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Ko Leilani mo e kakalú

Bernice Babe

Nani introduces Leilani to a cicada. Finding another cicada helps to cheer her up one day when she is sad.

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Ko e lālanga mosikaka mo hono fakalakalaka = an innovation on traditional weaving

Lesieli Katokakala Tohi Tupou

This publication includes illustrated instructions on weaving Tongan baskets. It also includes tips and ideas in English relating to traditional Mosikaka weaving.

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