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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
Awards note
  • John Newbery Honor Medal, 1997.
  • Children's notable lists, 1997.
  • Best Books for Young Adults, 1997.
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farmer, Nancy
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.F23814
LC item number
Gi 2011
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shona (African people)
  • Survival
  • Mozambique
  • Zimbabwe
  • Africa
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A girl named disaster, Nancy Farmer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Original copyright: 1996
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
ocn727710075
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780545356626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
JF FARMER ; XX-J/WN-JA ; [JAC-WN] ; [Y16BP075, #14, 6@7.99, jll/ ]
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)727710075
Label
A girl named disaster, Nancy Farmer
Publication
Note
Original copyright: 1996
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
ocn727710075
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780545356626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
JF FARMER ; XX-J/WN-JA ; [JAC-WN] ; [Y16BP075, #14, 6@7.99, jll/ ]
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)727710075

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