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Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the things that are important in their lives.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Young adult fiction, English
Alternative histories (Fiction), English
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Pratchett
ISBN: 9780061433023 0061433020 9780061433016 0061433012 9780061709135 0061709131
OCLC Number: 191931633
Notes: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2009.
Awards: Odyssey Honor, 2009.
Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2009.
Target Audience: 790
Description: 367 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: How Imo made the world --
the plague --
The new world --
Calenture --
Bargains, covenants, and promises --
The milk that happens --
A star is born --
Diving for gods --
It takes a lifetime to learn how to die --
Rolling the stone --
Believing is seeing --
Crimes and punishments --
Cannon and politics --
Truce --
Duel --
The world turned upside down --
Today --
Author's note.
Responsibility: Terry Pratchett.
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After a devastating tsunami destroys all that they have ever known, Mau, an island boy, and Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, together with a small band of refugees, set about rebuilding their community and all the things that are important in their lives.

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Nation by Terry Pratchett

by mateusz01 (WorldCat user published 2010-10-20) Very Good Permalink

Terry Pratchett is one of those authors who are so good that I will read anything that he has written. He is always funny, sometimes sad, and exuberantly intelligent throughout. His stories have serious things in them--religion, for instance, or death, or the misunderstanding of foreign culture--but...
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