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The Resource The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, Nancy Farmer

The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, Nancy Farmer

Label
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm
Title
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Farmer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 2194 in Zimbabwe, General Matsika's three children are kidnapped and put to work in a plastic mine while three mutant detectives use their special powers to search for them. The year is 2194, and Tendai, his brother, and his sister ' the children of Zimbabwei2s chief of security, have escaped from their father's estate to explore the dangerous city of Harare. The Ear, the Eye and the Arm was a Newbery Honor Book, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an ALA Notable Children' Book, a BCCB Blue Ribbon Book, and received a Golden Kite Award, and a Parents, Choice Award. It received starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly and The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Summary
In 2194 in Zimbabwe, General Matsika's three children are kidnapped and put to work in a plastic mine, while three mutant detectives use their special powers to search for them
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1995
  • Golden Duck Awards, Hal Clement Award for Young Adult
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Middle School, 1998.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
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078176
Cataloging source
DVA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farmer, Nancy
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Science fiction
  • Zimbabwe
  • Blacks
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, Nancy Farmer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--P. [4] of cover
  • "A 1995 Newbery honor book"--Cover
Control code
ocm53810324
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Orchard Classics ed.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9780439530644
System control number
(OCoLC)53810324
Label
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, Nancy Farmer
Publication
Note
  • "This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--P. [4] of cover
  • "A 1995 Newbery honor book"--Cover
Control code
ocm53810324
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Orchard Classics ed.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9780439530644
System control number
(OCoLC)53810324

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