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The Resource A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer

A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer

Label
A girl named Disaster
Title
A girl named Disaster
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Farmer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
While fleeing from Mozambique to Zimbabwe to escape an unwanted marriage, Nhamo, an eleven-year-old Shona girl, struggles to escape drowning and starvation and in so doing comes close to the luminous world of the African spirits
Member of
Summary
While journeying to Zimbabwe from Mozambique, eleven-year-old Nhamo struggles to escape drowning and starvation and in so doing comes close to the luminous world of the African spirits
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1997
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1997
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1996.
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078177
Cataloging source
DVA
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1941-
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Farmer, Nancy
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • 6
  • 10
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Orchard classics
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  • Shona (African people)
  • Survival
  • Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
  • Africa
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm53833419
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Orchard Classics ed.
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780439471442
Other physical details
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System control number
(OCoLC)53833419
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Publication
Control code
ocm53833419
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Orchard Classics ed.
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780439471442
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)53833419

Library Locations

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