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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.

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 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.

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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...

Bifocal —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-

When a Muslim boy is arrested at a high school on suspicion of terrorist affiliations, growing racial tensions divide the student population.

The breadwinner a graphic novel —Tanaka, Shelley, author.
Graphic Novel
2018
Availability: 6 of 8

"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...

Looking for X —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-

"Eleven-year-old Khyber lives with her mother, a former stripper, and her autistic twin brothers in Regent Park, a poor neighborhood in Toronto. But most of the time she's perfectly happy with the way things are. She has...

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