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My name is Parvana —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

Parvana is imprisoned and interrogated by American soldiers when she is found wandering around alone in a bombed-out school in Afghanistan.

The breadwinner —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan, impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest...

I am a taxi —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-

Twelve-year-old Diego ends up at the San Sebastián Women's Prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia when his parents are falsely accused and convicted of smuggling drugs during a trip into town to sell their coca crop. While his p...

The breadwinner

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 alo...

The breadwinner : a graphic novel —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

This beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who must disguise herself as a boy to support her family during the Taliban s rule in Afghanistan.

The girl from Turtle Mountain —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-

Keeley and her father move to the brand new coal-mining town of Frank, Alberta, in 1901. Keeley likes living in Frank, and gets into mischief with her new friend.

Sacred leaf —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-

Diego Juárez escapes from being a virtual slave in an illegal cocaine operation when he is taken in by poor coca farmers. When the army moves in and destroys the family's coca crop, Diego joins the cocaleros as they pro...

Mud city —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-

"Parvana's best friend, Shauzia, has fled Afghanistan and is faced with surviving on her own on the streets of Peshawar, Pakistan. With her dog as her only friend, she must scrounge for food, beg for money and look for ...

Sit —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

"The seated child. With a single powerful image, Deborah Ellis draws our attention to nine children and the situations they find themselves in, often through no fault of their own. In each story, a child makes a decision...

Parvana's journey —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-

Parvana masquerades as a boy and then travels with a group of children across war torn Afghanistan in the hopes of finding her family.

Keeley : Keeley's big story —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-

In 1902 in the coal-mining town Frank, Alberta, Keeley decides to investigate a series of missing objects and the strange behaviour of her teacher in hopes of publishing the story in the newspaper. Meanwhile, some adults...

Keeley : Keeley and the mountain —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-

Keely is busy with plans for her newspaper and preparing for the upcoming spelling bee but everything changes when a landslide leaves much of the town in ruins.

Kids of Kabul : living bravely through a never-ending war —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

"Deborah Ellis traveled to Afghanistan to find out how the kids of Kabul are faring."-- Provided by publisher.

The breadwinner a graphic novel —Tanaka, Shelley, author.
Graphic Novel
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"This beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who must disguise herself as a boy to support her family during the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan. Debo...

My story starts here : voices of young offenders —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

"Deborah Ellis, activist and award-winning author of The Breadwinner, interviews young people involved in the criminal justice system and lets them tell their own stories. Jamar found refuge in a gang after leaving an ab...

Parvana, une enfance en Afghanistan : la bande dessinée —Tanaka, Shelley, adaptor.

Young Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan. Because Parvana's father has a foreign education, he is arrested by the Taliban. Women cannot appear in public unl...

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