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A girl named Disaster / Nancy Farmer.

By: Farmer, Nancy, 1941-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Puffin Books, 1998, c1996Description: 309 p. : maps ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0140386351 (paperback); 032908898X; 9780140386356; 1413108318; 9780329088989; 9781413108316.Subject(s): Shona (African people) -- Fiction | Survival -- Fiction | Supernatural -- Fiction | Shona (African people) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction | Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction | Shona (African people) -- Fiction | Wilderness survival -- Fiction | Supernatural -- Fiction | Shona (African people) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction | Adventure fiction | Mozambique -- Fiction | Zimbabwe -- Fiction | Mozambique -- Fiction | Zimbabwe -- FictionDDC classification: [Fic] Awards: Newbery Medal/Honor, 1997Summary: 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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-309).

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.

5.9 Follett Library Resources

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Newbery Medal/Honor, 1997

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