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Buried beneath the baobab tree

Adaobi Nwaubani

Buried beneath the baobab tree

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Published by Katherine Tegen Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kidnapping victims,
  • Survival,
  • Fiction,
  • Terrorism,
  • Sexual abuse,
  • Boko Haram

  • About the Edition

    A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband these are the things that a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village. And with a government scholarship right around the corner, everyone her mother, her five brothers, her best friend, her teachers can see that these dreams aren t too far out of reach. But the girl s dreams turn to nightmares when her village is attacked by Boko Haram, a terrorist group, in the middle of the night.

    Edition Notes

    9Y Childrens Plus, Inc.

    StatementAdaobi Tricia Nwaubani ; with afterword by Viviana Mazza
    ContributionsMazza, Viviana, author
    The Physical Object
    Pagination330 p.
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26964516M
    ISBN 100062696726
    ISBN 109780062696724

    Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree. by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani. The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers in North America, dedicated to supporting the industry and promoting children’s books and reading. Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Based on interviews with young women who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, this poignant novel by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani tells the timely story of one girl who was taken from her home in Nigeria and her harrowing fight for survival. Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree. By: Overall though, this is a great book that made me more aware of Boko Haram, their supposed "purpose," and tactics they used to control the young girls and women they kidnapped, including starvation, abuse, jealousy and brainwashing. The .


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Buried Beneath the Baobab Treeby Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, and Viviana Mazza is a heartbreaking account of one girl daily life in her home in the Borno state of Nigeria in late earlyand how quickly her way of life is destroyed when she is kidnapped by Boko Haram.

Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree is a novel by Adaobi Tricia Nwabani. The novel fictionalizes the experience of a young girl kidnapped and held hostage by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria. The novel is told from the first-person perspective of a young girl who is only ever named as “Ya Ta,” the Hausa phrase for “my daughter.”.

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Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree is an ideal choice for book clubs and classroom discussion, and because of its short chapters and clear writing it will engage reluctant readers. Themes in the novel are relevant to contemporary teens everywhere: violence (including school violence), religious freedom, rule of law, gangs, sexual violence, peer.

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But the girl's dreams turn to nightmares when her village is attacked by Boko Haram, a. Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, Viviana Mazza We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree.

Through its insistent references to democracy, the novel captures the breakdown of the Nigerian. Buried beneath the baobab tree book Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree: THE FACTS Title: To Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Author: Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani and Viviana Mazza Lexile: L Genre: Realistic fiction, historical fiction Setting: Nigerian village Main Character: Unnamed girl living in a Nigerian village who is later abducted by Boko Haram’s men Page Numbers: (this is deceiving–half of the pages are only.

A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband—these are the things that a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village. And with a government scholarship right around the corner, everyone can see that these dreams aren’t too far out of reach. But the girl’s dreams turn. Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree helps bring the Nigerian girls’ stories to life for today’s teens.

The girls were teens themselves when they were kidnapped. They were about the same age as the target audience for this book. Can you imagine if a militant terrorist group kidnapped teen girls from school in the US or Australia or Canada or.

Buried Beneath The Baobab Tree ends on a somewhat hopeful note with YaTa being rescued, and reunited with Pastor Moses. The reader doesn't know how YaTa's reunion with her mother went, or what her future holds or what difficulties she faced reintegrating into her life once more, a task certain to have been difficult because she is pregnant.

Her debut Young Adult novel, Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree, based on dozens of interviews with women and girls kidnapped by terrorist group Boko Haram, was published by HarperCollins in September It won the Raven Award for Excellence in Arts and Entertainment, and was named as one of the American Library Association’s Best Fiction.

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Behind the book. Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree A novel born from girls' stories of survival BookPage Behind the Book by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani. Septem The kidnapping of more than girls from their school dormitory in Chibok, Nigeria, was a most horrific incident that shocked the world, but it led to some unexpected good.

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Some managed to escape. Many are still missing. Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree (Book): Nwaubani, Adaobi: A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband -- these are the things that a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village. And with a government scholarship right around the corner, everyone can see that these dreams aren't too far out of reach.

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