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The Breadwinner
by Deborah Ellis


Overview - Young Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan. Because he has a foreign education, her father is arrested by the Taliban, the religious group that controls the country. Since women cannot appear in public unless covered head to toe, or go to school, or work outside the home, the family becomes increasingly desperate until Parvana conceives a plan.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Young Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan. Because he has a foreign education, her father is arrested by the Taliban, the religious group that controls the country. Since women cannot appear in public unless covered head to toe, or go to school, or work outside the home, the family becomes increasingly desperate until Parvana conceives a plan.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780888994165
  • ISBN-10: 0888994168
  • Publisher: Groundwood Books
  • Publish Date: November 2001
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-UP
  • Dimensions: 0.5 x 5 x 7.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - Asia
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Girls & Women

 
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