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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
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.
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
078177
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farmer, Nancy
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shona (African people)
  • Survival
  • Supernatural
  • Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
  • Africa
  • Shona (African people)
  • Survival
  • Supernatural
  • Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
  • Africa
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A girl named disaster, Nancy Farmer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This book was originally published in hardcover by Orchard Books in 1996."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-309)
Control code
ocn727710075
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780545356626
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)727710075
Label
A girl named disaster, Nancy Farmer
Publication
Note
"This book was originally published in hardcover by Orchard Books in 1996."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-309)
Control code
ocn727710075
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780545356626
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)727710075

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