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A Girl Named Disaster - by Nancy Farmer (Paperback)

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  • This Newbery Honor book by award-winning, bestselling author Nancy Farmer is being reissued in paperback!Eleven-year-old Nhamo lives in a traditional village in Mozambique, where she doesn't quite fit in.
  • 9-12 Years
  • 7.53" x 6.72" Paperback
  • 336 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Social Themes

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About the Book



Eleven-year-old Nhamo lives in a traditional village in Mozambique, where she doesn't quite fit in. Featuring brand-new cover art and bonus materials, this Newbery Honor book by award-winning, bestselling author Farmer is being reissued.



Book Synopsis



This Newbery Honor book by award-winning, bestselling author Nancy Farmer is being reissued in paperback!

Eleven-year-old Nhamo lives in a traditional village in Mozambique, where she doesn't quite fit in. When her family tries to force her into marrying a cruel man, she runs away to Zimbabwe, hoping to find the father she's never met. But what should have been a short boat trip across the border turns into a dangerous year-long adventure, and Nhamo must summon her innermost courage to ensure her survival.



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* "An unforgettable work." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred review* "Rewarding." --KIRKUS, starred review* "This story is humorous and heart wrenching, complex and multilayered. . . . An engrossing and memorable saga." --SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, starred review



About the Author



Before becoming a writer, Nancy Farmer lived in Africa, and her work there included monitoring water weeds in Mozambique and helping to control tsetse flies in Zimbabwe. Since then, she has earned a host of prestigious awards for her writing, including three Newbery Honors for THE EAR, THE EYE AND THE ARM; A GIRL NAMED DISASTER; and THE HOUSE OF THE SCORPION. She lives in Menlo Park, California, with her husband. Visit her online at www.nancyfarmerwebsite.com.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.53 Inches (H) x 6.72 Inches (W) x .81 Inches (D)
Weight: .49 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 336
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Themes
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Paperback
Author: Nancy Farmer
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2012
TCIN: 13814481
UPC: 9780545356626
Item Number (DPCI): 248-76-0451
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.81 inches length x 6.72 inches width x 7.53 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.49 pounds
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