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A girl named Disaster

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IL: UG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 14
Lexile measure:
730L
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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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9780140386356
9780439542517
9780531095393
9780531088890
9780545356626
9780439471442
9780141311845
9781490673530
9781627651585
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.1, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
730L
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Grouped Work ID 40299759-254f-bbaa-e1e6-ad30eb63f943
Full title girl named disaster
Author farmer nancy
Grouping Category book
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auth_author2 ., Lecat, Lisette.
author Farmer, Nancy, 1941-
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subject_facet , Adventure and adventurers, Adventure stories, Africa. -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Downloadable audio books, FICTION / General, Fiction, Mozambique -- Fiction, Newbery Honor book -- 1997, Paranormal fiction, Shona (African people) -- Fiction, Supernatural, Supernatural -- Fiction, Survival, Survival -- Fiction, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe -- Fiction
title_display A girl named Disaster
title_full A girl named Disaster / Nancy Farmer, A girl named disaster [electronic resource] / Nancy Farmer
title_short A girl named Disaster
topic_facet , Adventure and adventurers, Adventure stories, FICTION / General, Fiction, Newbery Honor book, Paranormal fiction, Shona (African people), Supernatural, Survival