Marwe : into the land of the dead : an East African legend
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Published:
Minneapolis : Graphic Universe, 2009.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
48 pages : ill. (mostly col.) ; 25 cm.
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 530L
Rating:
4-8.
Status:
Donelson Middle - Teen Comic/Graphic
GRA Cro
Harpeth Valley Elementary - Kids Comic/Graphic
G CRO
Hillwood High - Teen Comic/Graphic
741.59 CRO
Description

From an East African village, into the Land of the Dead: Marwe lives in a village where food is scarce. She tries to be obedient, but it's hard to spend every day working in the fields. When her carelessness ruins the village's crops, she's too scared to face her angry family and runs away--to the strange Land of the Dead. Marwe knows she doesn't belong there. But can she find the right sort of courage to return to the land of the living?

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780822571346 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lexile code:
GN: Graphic Novel
Lexile measure:
530

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
Presents an illustrated retelling of the Chaga legend in which a young woman from a starving village neglects her duties, accidentally crosses over to the land of the dead, and eventually finds the courage to return to the real world.
Target Audience
4-8.
Target Audience
2.5.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,MG,2.5,0.5,124551
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APA Citation (style guide)

Croall, M. P., & Lago, R. (2009). Marwe: into the land of the dead : an East African legend. Minneapolis: Graphic Universe.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Croall, Marie P and Ray. Lago. 2009. Marwe: Into the Land of the Dead : An East African Legend. Minneapolis: Graphic Universe.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Croall, Marie P and Ray. Lago, Marwe: Into the Land of the Dead : An East African Legend. Minneapolis: Graphic Universe, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Croall, Marie P., and Ray Lago. Marwe: Into the Land of the Dead : An East African Legend. Minneapolis: Graphic Universe, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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