The Breadwinner (Breadwinner Series #1) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

The Breadwinner (Breadwinner Series #1) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

by Deborah Ellis

Hardcover(Library Binding - THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY)

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Overview

Pravana, whose father was arrested by the Taliban--the radical religious faction controlling Afghanistan--and whose family lives in one room of a bombed-out apartment building, must disguise herself as a boy to work and support her family.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780606372329
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication date: 05/12/2015
Series: Breadwinner Series , #1
Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 359,012
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: 710L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Deborah Ellis's young adult novel The Breadwinner, first published in Canada and then in the U.S. in 2001, was inspired by her work in Afghan refugee camps. Her first novel for young readers, Looking for X, was nominated for the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award. Ms. Ellis currently works as a mental health residential counselor in Toronto.

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