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Jakeman —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2007
16 available of 16 items

Jake and his older sister Shoshona, along with a busload of kids, visit their mother in prison regularly. But this time the journey turns into a series of misadventures, and the kids find themselves on their own, hatchi...

Jackal in the garden : an encounter with Bihzad —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2006
4 available of 4 items

Born deformed, Anibus is considered cursed and is left in the desert to die, but after being rescued and raised in secret, she leads a nomadic life, finding acceptance with a colony of artists which includes Kamal al-Din...

Mud city —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
DAISY Sound Recording
2003
1 available of 1 items

Parvana's best friend Shauzia has fled Afghanistan, only to end up in a refugee camp in Pakistan. Desperate to flee to France, she decides to disguise herself as a boy once again and work or beg until she can get away. ...

I am a taxi —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2008

Diego, 12, lives in a prison in Bolivia, stuck there with his parents, who have been falsely arrested for smuggling drugs. He attends school and works as a "taxi," running errands for the inmates in the great street mark...

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Book
2007
4 available of 4 items

Stories within a story, written as separate chapters by ten juvenile authors including Linda Sue Park, Eoin Colfer, and Tim Wynne-Jones, reveal the adventurous life and legacy of George "Gee" Keane, a photojournalist and...

Parvana : une enfance en Afganistan —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2001
1 available of 1 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, 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...

The breadwinner —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.
Large Print
2013
0 available of 0 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...

No ordinary day —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

Jharia, India. Valli spends her days picking coal, terrified only of the monsters who live on the other side of the train tracks the lepers. When she discovers that she is not living with family after all, that her "aun...

No safe place —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2011

Orphaned Abdul from war-torn Baghdad, Rosalia, a Rom girl who has escaped the white slave trade, Cheslav, gone AWOL from a Russian military school, and Jonah, their boat pilot's ten-year-old nephew, are stalled in the Ch...

Mud city —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2004

Parvana's best friend Shauzia has fled Afghanistan, only to end up in a refugee camp in Pakistan. Desperate to flee to France, she decides to disguise herself as a boy once again and work or beg until she can get away. B...

Jakeman —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2007

Jake and his sister Shoshona have been in foster care since their single mother was arrested three years before, and Jake has been writing to the Governor all that time, pleading for mercy. Four times a year, they take a...

Looks like daylight voices of indigenous kids —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
DAISY Sound Recording
2014
1 available of 1 items

For two years, the author travelled across North America interviewing Native children. Many of these children are living with the legacy of the residential schools; many have lived through the cycle of foster care. Many ...

My name is Parvana —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2013

Parvana, now fifteen, has been reunited with her mother and sisters and is living in a village where her mother has opened a school for girls. But even though the Taliban has been driven from the government, the country ...

Kids of Kabul living bravely through a never-ending war —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

What has happened to Afghanistan's children since the fall of the Taliban in 2001? In 2011, Deborah Ellis went to Kabul to find out. She interviewed children who spoke about their lives now. They are still living in a co...

The cat at the wall —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2016

A cat sneaks into a small Palestinian house on the West Bank that has been commandeered by two Israeli soldiers. The house seems empty, until the cat realizes that a little boy is hiding beneath the floorboards. Should s...

Moon at nine —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2015

Fifteen-year-old Farrin has many secrets. Although she goes to a school for gifted girls in Tehran, as the daughter of an aristocratic mother and wealthy father, Farrin must keep a low profile. It is 1988; ever since the...

Sacred leaf —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2008

Diego fled the coca pits of the jungle and was taken in by the Ricardo family, coca farmers (cocaleros) who grow the plant that the native people of Bolivia have used for centuries as a tea and medicine. But coca can als...

Looks like daylight voices of indigenous kids —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

For two years, the author travelled across North America interviewing Native children. Many of these children are living with the legacy of the residential schools; many have lived through the cycle of foster care. Many ...

My name is Parvana —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2013

Parvana, now fifteen, has been reunited with her mother and sisters and is living in a village where her mother has opened a school for girls. But even though the Taliban has been driven from the government, the country ...

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