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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 journeying to Zimbabwe, eleven-year-old Nhamo struggles to escape drowning and starvation and in so doing comes close to the luminous world of the African spirits. [YOUNG ADULT READING]
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
078177
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • For ages 11-14
  • 730
Intended audience source
Lexile
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
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A Richard Jackson book."
  • 1997 Newbery Honor Book
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
18139453
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780140386356
Isbn Type
(pbk.):
Lccn
978028173 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780141311845 :
Other physical details
maps
Label
A girl named Disaster, Nancy Farmer
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A Richard Jackson book."
  • 1997 Newbery Honor Book
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
18139453
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780140386356
Isbn Type
(pbk.):
Lccn
978028173 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780141311845 :
Other physical details
maps

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