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- DescriptionThis Newbery Hor book by award-winning, bestselling author Nancy Farmer is being reissued in paperback! Eleven-year-old Nhamo lives in a traditional village in Mozambique, where she doesn't quite fit in. When her family tries to force her into marrying a cruel man, she runs away to Zimbabwe, hoping to find the father she's never met. But what should have been a short boat trip across the border turns into a dangerous year-long adventure, and Nhamo must summon her innermost courage to ensure her survival.
- Author BiographyBefore becoming a writer, Nancy Farmer lived in Africa, and her work there included monitoring water weeds in Mozambique and helping to control tsetse flies in Zimbabwe. Since then, she has earned a host of prestigious awards for her writing, including three Newbery Honors for The Ear, The Eye, and The Arm ; A Girl Named Disaster ; and The House of the Scorpion. She lives in Menlo Park, California, with her husband. Visit her online at www.nancyfarmerwebsite.com.
- Author(s)Nancy Farmer
- PublisherScholastic Paperbacks
- Date of Publication01/01/2012
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintScholastic Paperbacks
- Content Notemaps
- Weight222 g
- Width171 mm
- Height191 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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