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2012
Parvana is imprisoned and interrogated by American soldiers when she is found wandering around alone in a bombed-out school in Afghanistan.
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2004
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.
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2017
"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...
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2006
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...
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2018
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...
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2015
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...
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2018
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.
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2002
Parvana masquerades as a boy and then travels with a group of children across war torn Afghanistan in the hopes of finding her family.
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Graphic Novel

2018
"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...
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2007
When a Muslim boy is arrested at a high school on suspicion of terrorist affiliations, growing racial tensions divide the student population.
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2003
"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...
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2000
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...
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2005
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.
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2005
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...
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2007
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 pr...