A Girl Named Disaster Book Summary and Study Guide

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This amazing adventure story is about a girl named Nhamo who must escape to Zimbabwe, to live with her father, and to get away from a horrible marriage to a cruel man. From page one to the end Nhamo keeps the reader in suspense because of the many "life or death" situations!
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Nancy Farmer's creation of a quest for freedom in Mozambique is book you won't want to miss. A young girl must battle starvation, drowning and wild animals to escape a horrible marriage. She runs away and is helped by many surprising people.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 40% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Exploring into the wild    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   surviving elements in wilderness Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a kid    -   a teen Ethnicity/Race    -   Black


Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   Black Africa Jungles?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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