The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm

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Scholastic Inc., 1994 - Blacks - 311 pages
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Tendai, his little sister and their younger brother escape from their splendid home to explore their dangerous city. Tendai is motivated by wanting to earn a scouting badge, and he desperately wants to prove himself, as their overprotective father has always placed tight restrictions on what the siblings can and can't do.
 

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Exciting adventure set in Zimbabwe in 2194. Also deftly explores the clash of historical traditions with the future technologies & societies. Lots of page-turning action and well-developed characters ... Read full review

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There was a lot that I really enjoyed about this book - stories of Zimbabwe, especially some of the ancient culture and the beliefs, the interesting characters - great child protagonists, and a great ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
10
Section 3
17
Section 4
28
Section 5
36
Section 6
46
Section 7
52
Section 8
69
Section 14
111
Section 15
120
Section 16
126
Section 17
131
Section 18
146
Section 19
152
Section 20
161
Section 21
230

Section 9
76
Section 10
85
Section 11
92
Section 12
98
Section 13
105
Section 22
236
Section 23
279
Section 24
299
Section 25
313
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Nancy Farmer has written three Newbery Honor books: "The Ear, the Eye and the Arm"; "A Girl Named Disaster"; and "The House of the Scorpion", which, in 2002, also won the National Book Award and the Printz Honor. Other books include The Lord of Opium", "The Sea of Trolls", "The Land of the Silver Apples", "The Islands of the Blessed", "Do You Know Me", "The Warm Place", and three picture books for young children. She grew up on the Arizona-Mexico border and now lives with her family in the Chiricahua Mountains of Arizona.

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