Parvana is an eleven-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom, and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to find her father and reunite her family.
Girls -- Afghanistan -- Fiction.
Sex role -- Afghanistan -- Fiction.
Taliban -- Fiction.
Women's rights -- Afghanistan -- Fiction.
Cartoon Saloon (Firm), production company.
Cauhdarī, Sārah, voice actor.
Chhaya, Soma, 1998- voice actor.
Doron, Anita, 1974- screenwriter.
Elevation Pictures, film distributor.
Jolie Pas (Firm), production company.
Leo, Anthony, film producer.
Mélusine Productions, production company.
Sadiq, Laara, voice actor.
Twomey, Nora, film director.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Ellis, Deborah, 1960- Breadwinner series.