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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 Best Books for Young Adults, 1997
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
078177
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farmer, Nancy
Dewey number
Fic
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.F23814
LC item number
Gi 1996
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)
  • Shona (African people)
  • Survival
  • Supernatural
  • Shona (African people)
  • Survival
  • Supernatural
  • Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
  • Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson book"--Half t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-309)
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
309 p., map
Isbn
9780531095393
Lccn
96015141
System control number
  • 96015141
  • 117565
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson book"--Half t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-309)
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
309 p., map
Isbn
9780531095393
Lccn
96015141
System control number
  • 96015141
  • 117565

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