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2005
In Malawi and Tanzania, children who have lost family to the AIDS pandemic tell their stories.
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2007
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...
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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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2003
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....
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2001
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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2013
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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Book jacket

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...