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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
Author
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
  • Parents' Choice Award for Story Books, 1996.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • 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
TEFOD
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • [Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 10
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=BA9B3419-B0BD-4CA7-A24F-26C4246B6B44
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn879330248
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Orchard Classics edition.
Extent
1 online resource (309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780545229784
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BA9B3419-B0BD-4CA7-A24F-26C4246B6B44
System control number
(OCoLC)879330248
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=BA9B3419-B0BD-4CA7-A24F-26C4246B6B44
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn879330248
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Orchard Classics edition.
Extent
1 online resource (309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780545229784
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BA9B3419-B0BD-4CA7-A24F-26C4246B6B44
System control number
(OCoLC)879330248

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