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88 Results
I am a taxi —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2006
28 available of 32 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...

My name is Parvana —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.
Book
2012
19 available of 20 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
38 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
235 available of 244 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...

Parvana's journey —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2002
54 available of 59 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.

Mud city —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2003
57 available of 60 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 ...

The clear-out —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.
Book
2013
8 available of 10 items

Sit —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.
Book
2017
17 available of 19 items

"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...

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...

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

Keeley carries on —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2007
25 available of 27 items

The breadwinner a graphic novel —Tanaka, Shelley, author.
Graphic Novel
2018
3 available of 8 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...

The breadwinner trilogy —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2009
5 available of 7 items

Bifocal —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2007
24 available of 26 items

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

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

The breadwinner —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book On CD
2002
3 available of 3 items

The girl from Turtle Mountain —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2004
21 available of 22 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.

The greats —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.
Book
2020
9 available of 10 items

"Winning a national high-school geography competition should be the high point of Jomon's life. So why does he find himself running through the streets of Georgetown, Guyana, later that same night -- so angry and despera...

A company of fools —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2002
13 available of 14 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.

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

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

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