The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy Farmer

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In 2194 in Zimbabwe, General Matsika's three children are kidnapped and put to work in a plastic mine while three mutant detectives use their special powers to search for them.
 

About Nancy Farmer

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Before becoming a writer, Nancy Farmer lived in Africa, and her work there included monitoring water weeds in Mozambique and helping to control tsetse flies in Zimbabwe. Since then, she has earned a host of prestigious awards for her writing, including three Newbery Honors for THE EAR, THE EYE AND THE ARM; A GIRL NAMED DISASTER; and THE HOUSE OF THE SCORPION. She lives in Menlo Park, California, with her husband. Visit her online at www.nancyfarmerwebsite.com.
 
Published March 13, 2012 by NY Orchard 1994.. 311 pages
Genres: Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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 An author who lived for years in Africa follows a comic, well-received first novel set in present-day Mozambique (Do You Know Me, 1993) with this marvelous odyssey across Zimbabwe 200 years in the future.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm

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Praising Farmer as one of the best and brightest authors for the YA audience, PW gave a star to this novel about three siblings in search of adventure in a futuristic Zimbabwe; a 1995 Newbery Hono

Oct 02 1995 | Read Full Review of The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm

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