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A Girl Named Disaster – by Nancy Farmer

In 1981 Nhamo a virtual slave in her village in Africa runs away before her 12th birthday to escape child marriage. She was betrothed to a cruel husband and ends up spending a year moving from Zimbabwe to Mozambique.

Her journey shows her tenacity as her journey on the river in a stolen boat is swept into the heart of a great lake. She ends up having to battle drowning, wild animals and starvation.

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