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6 edition of Ear, the Eye, and the Arm found in the catalog.

Ear, the Eye, and the Arm

by Nancy Farmer

  • 138 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe
    • Subjects:
    • Large type books,
    • Science fiction,
    • Blacks -- Zimbabwe -- Fiction,
    • Large type books,
    • Zimbabwe -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

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

      Edition Notes

      A 1995 Newberry Honor book.

      StatementNancy Farmer.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.F23814 Ear 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination477 p. ;
      Number of Pages477
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3392844M
      ISBN 100786275804
      LC Control Number2005002506

      Book review: “The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm” by Nancy Farmer. The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm Each named after his most distinctive feature, Ear, Eye, and Arm were born with physical deformities and special sensitivities, thanks to a toxic waste disaster that struck the village where they grew up. Now they overcome the curse that comes. The Ear, the Eye and the Arm Cover illustration: Broeck Steadman Puffin, ; audio: Recorded Books For the e-book, click here. The year is The place is Zimbabwe, Africa. Three adventurous children escape their parents’ heavily guarded mansion to explore the dangerous world outside. They soon learn how dangerous it really is.

      The Detectives: Ear, Eye, Arm. Everybody's favorite detectives put Sherlock Holmes to shame. Why? These crazy sleuths have General Matsika and Mrs. Matsika. If you could sneak a peak at the Matsikas' resumes, you'd find stuff like: General Rid the city Rita Matsika. Tendai's younger sister is a force to be reckoned with. This is an excellent book I read a couple of weeks ago. It takes place in futuristic Zimbabwe. 3 kids of an important politician in the country decide to go on a field trip to explore the outside world and end up disappearing. Now it's up to the Ear, the Eye, and the Arm to track them down. But it won't be as easy as they thought/5().

      Find books like The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm al. A Newbery Honor book by award-winning, bestselling author Nancy Farmer, reissued in paperback! The year is , and Tendai, Rita, and Kuda are the children of Zimbabwe's wealthy and powerful chief of security. They've escaped from their father's estate to explore the dangerous city of Harare - and promptly disappear. Their parents call in the Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, /5.


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Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy Farmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sadly out of print, this children's book of magic realism is a fascinating tale set in an African state; by adopting a highly unusual narrative stance based on the perceptions of the eye, ear and arm detectives, the reader is drawn into the story, willynilly!Cited by:   This book was amazing.

the book is about three children living with their African family and the family has super powers to save them in all types of ways. There are three detectives which are eye, ear and arm. and they work secret powers.

I would recommend this book third to fifth grade. Great read anytime even outside of school/5. Parents need to know that Nancy Farmer's Newbery Honor book The Ear, the Eye and the Arm is a fantasy adventure set in Zimbabwe in Both child protagonists are in constant peril: They're kidnapped, enslaved, and ultimately threatened with torture and death.

There are guns and shootings.5/5. Set in the Zimbabwe ofthis book tells and the Arm book story of three children of the powerful general Matsika who are abducted in broad daylight and find themselves in one treacherous adventure after another. Their parents hire the Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, detectives whose exposure to nuclear waste has given them extraordinary powers/5(26).

General Matsika's children steal out of the house on a forbidden adventure--and disappear. In Zimbabwe, in the yearthe children's parents call in Africa's most unusual detectives--the Ear, the Eye and the Arm--who have powers far beyond those of other human beings.

The children must avoid the evils of the past, the technology of the future, and a motley assortment /5(27). 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/5(41).

A Newbery Honor Book, The Ear, the Eye and the Arm is a novel by Nancy Farmer set in Zimbabwe years in the future. Tendai and the Arm book his siblings Rita and Kuda have lived a sheltered life and have a strained relationship with their father, the.

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Sadly out of print, this children's book of magic realism is a fascinating tale set in an African state; by adopting a highly unusual narrative stance based on the perceptions of the eye, ear and arm detectives, the reader is drawn into the story, willynilly!Reviews: The Ear the Eye and the Arm Book Summary: In Zimbabwe in the yearGeneral 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.

A Newbery Honor Book. Sadly out of print, this children's book of magic realism is a fascinating tale set in an African state; by adopting a highly unusual narrative stance based on the perceptions of the eye, ear and arm detectives, the reader is drawn into the story, willynilly!/5(). Ear, Eye, and Arm head over to Knife and Fist, wanting to question them about the kids.

That's when things go south. Eye tackles Knife to the ground, but Granny stands up for the guy and hits Eye. Fist pulls out his knife and throws it at Eye. It's headed toward Eye's heart when Mr.

Thirsty intercepts it with a trusty brass tray. Phew. African tribal folklore meets futuristic technology in this brilliantly imaginative Newbery Honor Book. The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm blends adventure, laugh-out-loud humor, and an unforgettable cast of characters (black, brown, white, and even blue) into an extraordinary tale that listeners will find unforgettable/5().

How are Ear, Eye, and Arm different from other people. What are their superpowers. How does Arm feel about his at the end. How is family viewed in Resthaven. What is more important than family. How is it understood in the modern world in the book. Are Ear, Eye, and Arm good detectives. Why or why not.

Is technology always a good thing. Buy a cheap copy of The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm book by Nancy Farmer. 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 Free shipping over $Cited by: NOTES: Nancy Farmer’s The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm is a Newbery Honor Book. For best effect, place NARRATOR 1 at far left, and NARRATOR 2 at far right, as seen from the audience.

Harare is pronounced “ha‑RAH‑ray,” sounding like “hurrah ray.” Zimbabwe is pronounced “zim‑BOB‑way.”. out of 5 stars The Ear, the Eye and the Arm Book Review. Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase. This book is an enthralling book that I believe all of its readers enjoy.

The book keeps you entertained throughout and even though the ending can get a little confusing, it was a great book overall. I would /5. The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm presents us with a very positive view of technological progress and the ways it can help people.

Even though there are many technological advances in The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, not much has changed in terms of quality of life. The Ear, the Eye and the Arm Summary & Study Guide Description. The Ear, the Eye and the Arm Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

This study guide contains the following sections. ― Nancy Farmer, quote from The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm About the author. Nancy Farmer Born place: in Phoenix, Arizona, The United States See more on GoodReads. Popular quotes “The cafe windows wrapped all the way around the observation floor, which gave us a beautiful panoramic view of the skeleton army that had come to kill us.

Sadly out of print, this children's book of magic realism is a fascinating tale set in an African state; by adopting a highly unusual narrative stance based on the perceptions of the eye, ear and arm detectives, the reader is drawn into the story, willynilly!/5(77).The Ear, the Eye, the Arm Resources Websites.

Back At The Farm The author releases all kinds of gossip on her website, and sometimes even gives away free copies of her books. Score. Articles and Interviews. FAQs Chances are, the author answers your top questions about the book here. Farmer is on it when it comes to satisfying readers' curiosity.The Eye, the Ear, and the Arm (College Press, ) Tapiwa's Uncle (College Press, ) Do You Know Me, illustrated by Shelley Jackson (Orchard Books, ) The Ear, the Eye and the Arm (Orchard, ) The Warm Place (Orchard, ) A Girl Named Disaster (Orchard, ) The House of the Scorpion (Atheneum Books, ).