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A Girl Named Disaster
by Nancy Farmer (more about Nancy Farmer) 259/175
Miscellaneous for ages 11 to 15 published by Dolphin
Available from:  Amazon.co.uk
* £3.99, Usually dispatched within 2-3 days
Our Reviewer's humble opinion
0/10 Sorry, I haven't had time to read this yet.
The publisher reckons...
Nhamo is an unloved orphan who decides to flee her Mozambique village rather than face a hateful marriage. Alone for the first time in her life, she paddles upriver towards Zimbabwe, fighting off hippo and crocodile and escaping drowning, all the while conscious of the spirits crowding her.
And what do you think?
Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian
Nhamo's village in Mozambique is locked into a primitive past. Nhamo escapes upriver to Zimbabwe in a risky attempt to find her father. At the journey's end, there is a kind of peace for Nhamo, but one full of compromises between the different African wor
Noni Nosh, The USA
I think this boo is a 10/10 book, if you haven't read it yet, you have got to buy it! I have read it like three times. Nancy farmer rocks! I want to buy all of her books!
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