Everything you need to understand or teach A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer.
A Girl Named Disaster recounts an eventful year in the life of an African girl named Nhamo, the Shona word for "disaster."
Nhamo has spent the first eleven years of her life in a traditional Shona village in Mozambique, where her unloving maternal relatives treat her as a drudge. Her father shamefully ran away after killing another man, and her mother was killed by a leopard when Nhamo was a toddler. Only her grandmother...
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