A Girl Named Disaster - Chapter 29 Summary & Analysis

Nancy Farmer
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Chapter 29 Summary

Nhamo tells her mother's spirit a story about a man who lived near a forest full of baboons. The baboons want food, and the farmer will not let them have any of his. The baboons raid his goat pen and eat up a goat. They get the notion to fill the goatskin with their own droppings as a joke on the farmer. They set the goatskin near the farmer's door; when the farmer comes out he thinks it is his goat and he tries to get it to move away from the door. When the goat doesn't move, the farmer kicks it, opening up the skin and exploding baboon droppings all over the farmer's hut. The farmer devises a plan to get back at the baboons. He digs a pit and concocts a plan so the baboons will fall into the pit. The plan works, and the...

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