A Girl Named Disaster - Chapter 27 Summary & Analysis

Nancy Farmer
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Chapter 27 Summary

The dry season continues and Nhamo's food stores are running low. She talks to Crocodile Guts, who tells her she needs to be getting on her way. He tells her she hasn't been paying attention and that she needs to listen more to the water spirits. As Nhamo sees one of them use a hot coal to light Crocodile Guts' pipe, she realizes she can use coals to hollow out her boat.

In the meantime, Nhamo decides that if she is to find enough food, she should follow the troop of baboons to see where they get their food. She does, and is pleased to find many new sources of food. She is slowly accepted by the troop to the point that one of the babies, whom she calls Tag, surprises her by grooming her. Nhamo bursts into tears knowing that this touch, this community, is what...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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