A girl named Disaster: a novel

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Publisher:
Orchard Books,
Pub. Date:
c1996.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 14
Lexile measure:
730L
Fountas & Pinnell:
X
Description
Orchard Classics is a collectible hardcover line of Newbery award-winning titles from the Orchard backlist that have fresh, beautiful new designs and include author prefaces and discussion guides. A GIRL NAMED DISASTER is the humorous and heartwrenching story of young girl who discovers her own courage and strength when she makes the dangerous journey from Mozambique to Zimbabwe. Nhamo is a Shona girl living in a traditional village in Mozambique in 1981. When her family tries to force her into a marriage with a cruel man, she flees. What was supposed to have been a short boat trip across the border into Zimbabwe, where she hoped to find her father, turns into an adventure filled with challenges and danger that lasts a year.
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ISBN:
9780531095393
9780140386356
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.1, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
730L
Fountas & Pinnell:
X
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Grouping Title girl named disaster
Grouping Author farmer nancy
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-06-29 04:47:47AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-16 04:41:32AM

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subject_facet Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Newbery Honor, Newbery Honor (1997), Supernatural -- Juvenile fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Zimbabwe -- Juvenile fiction
title_display A girl named Disaster : a novel
title_full A girl named Disaster : a novel / Nancy Farmer
title_short A girl named Disaster :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Adventure and adventurers, Newbery Honor, Newbery Honor (1997), Supernatural, Survival