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.
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 1997; American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1997
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
maps
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • 6-8
LC call number
PZ7.F23814
LC item number
Gi 1996
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 10
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 5.1
  • 5.9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shona (African people)
  • Zimbabwe
  • Survival
  • Mozambique
  • Africa
  • Shona (African people)
  • Survival
  • Supernatural
  • Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
  • Africa
  • Shona (African people)
  • Survival
  • Africa
  • Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson book"--Half title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-309)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34513315
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780531088890
Lccn
96015141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)34513315
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson book"--Half title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-309)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34513315
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780531088890
Lccn
96015141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)34513315

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