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
Title
A girl named Disaster
Creator
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
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1997
  • Parents' Choice Award for Story Books, 1996.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1997
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
078177
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ7.F23814
  • PS3556.A7182
LC item number
  • Gi 1996
  • G57 1996
Literary form
fiction
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  • 6
  • 10
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Target audience
pre adolescent
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by Nancy Farmer
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson book"--Half t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-309)
Control code
2331114
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780531088890
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
96015141
Other physical details
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm34513315
  • (OCoLC)34513315

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