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A girl named disaster

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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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Palmyra Community Library YA FAR PB (Text)
Teen Fiction
52127300370499
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  • ISBN: 9780545356626 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0545356628 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 309 pages : maps ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2011,

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-309).
Summary, etc.:
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.
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor Book, 1997.
Subject: Shona (African people) > Juvenile fiction.
Shona (African people) > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
Supernatural > Fiction.
Mozambique > Fiction.
Zimbabwe > Fiction.
Africa > Fiction.


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