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My name is Parvana —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.
Book
2012
20 available of 21 items

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

The breadwinner
DVD
2018
37 available of 44 items

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 —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.
Book
2015
243 available of 248 items

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...

A company of fools —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2002
14 available of 15 items

Henri has been living within abbey walls all his life. When Micah arrives, his voice and presence bring a fresh breeze into dead places.

Parvana's journey —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2002
58 available of 60 items

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

The breadwinner a graphic novel —Tanaka, Shelley, author.
Graphic Novel
2018
6 available of 9 items

"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...

Keeley : Keeley's big story —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2005
25 available of 27 items

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...

The heaven shop —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2000
20 available of 21 items

Binti and her siblings are orphaned when their father dies of AIDS. Split up and sent to relatives all over Malawi, they suffer increasing hardship until they are reunited through the influence of their formidable grandm...

Keeley carries on —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2007
25 available of 28 items

I am a taxi —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2006
33 available of 33 items

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...

Mud city —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2003
65 available of 66 items

"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 ...

No ordinary day —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2011
35 available of 36 items

The girl from Turtle Mountain —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2004
23 available of 23 items

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.

Parvana, une enfance en Afghanistan : la bande dessinée —Tanaka, Shelley, adaptor.
Book
2018
2 available of 2 items

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...

Bifocal —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2007
27 available of 28 items

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

Keeley : Keeley and the mountain —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2005
26 available of 27 items

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.

Three wishes : Palestinian and Israeli children speak —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2004
14 available of 15 items

The war in the Middle East has been going on for so long, and in so many forms, that it often seems as if it will continue forever. But war, like almost everything else humans do, is a choice. The children in this book t...

Sacred leaf —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2007
19 available of 20 items

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...

The cat at the wall —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2014
36 available of 37 items

Children of war : voices of Iraqi refugees —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2008
7 available of 7 items

Iraqi children discuss how the Iraq war has affected their lives.

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