A girl named Disaster

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Publisher:
Orchard Books,
Pub. Date:
c1996.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 14
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:
9781413108316
9780531095393
9780531088890
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.1, 14 Points
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subject_facet Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction
Paranormal fiction
Survival -- Fiction
Zimbabwe -- Fiction
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