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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.
|Series:||Breadwinner Series , #1|
|Edition description:||THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY|
|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.