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18 edition of A girl named Disaster found in the catalog.

A girl named Disaster

by Nancy Farmer

  • 87 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Orchard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mozambique,
  • Zimbabwe,
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Shona (African people) -- Juvenile fiction,
    • Shona (African people) -- Fiction,
    • Survival -- Fiction,
    • Supernatural -- Fiction,
    • Mozambique -- Fiction,
    • Zimbabwe -- Fiction,
    • Africa -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      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.

      Edition Notes

      StatementNancy Farmer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.F23814 Gi 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination309 p., map ;
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL977934M
      ISBN 100531095398, 0531088898
      LC Control Number96015141

      A Newbery Honor book by award-winning, bestselling author Nancy Farmer, reissued in paperback! Eleven-year-old Nhamo lives in a traditional village in Mozambique, where she doesn't quite fit in. When her family tries to force her into marrying a cruel man, she runs away to Zimbabwe, hoping to find the father she's never met. But what should have been a short boat trip across the border turns Brand: Scholastic.   A Girl Named Disaster Book Talk Project-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at your own animated videos and animated presentations.

        I am also writing the book review because everyone has to write a book review about their book. The title of this book is A Girl Named Disaster. (source: Goodreads)The author of this book is Nancy Farmer. The copyright was but it was in Puffin books, The book was first published in the United States of America by Orchard books, A Girl Named Disaster; Theme While reading the novel, A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer, I allowed my mind to wander and really scrutinize these words Farmer put onto paper and published for the whole world to see. I wondered, were the baboons accompanying Nhamo on the island really just a pack of wild monkeys, or was there something more to be told of them?

      Orchard Classics is a collectible hardcover line of Newbery award-winning titles from the Orchard backlist that have fresh, beautiful new designs and include author prefaces and discussion guides.A GIRL NAMED DISASTER is the humorous and heartwrenching story of young girl who discovers her own courage and strength when she makes the dangerous journey from Mozambique to Zimbabwe.   Nancy Farmer has written three Newbery Honor books: The Ear, the Eye and the Arm, A Girl Named Disaster, and The House of Scorpion, which also won the National Book of her other books include The Sea of Trolls, The Land of the Silver Apples, The Islands of the Blessed, Do You Know Me, The Warm Place, and three picture books for young : $


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