Parvana / The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis – Book for Hire

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Parvana, her mother, and sisters are prisoners in their own home. With no man to go out to buy food, they face starvation…

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Parvana, her mother, and sisters are prisoners in their own home. With no man to go out to buy food, they face starvation.

So Parvana must pretend to be a boy to save her family. It is a dangerous plan, but their only chance. In fear, she goes out – and witnesses the horror of landmines, the brutality of the Taliban, and the desperation of a country trying to survive. But even in despair lies hope . . .

Interest age: 9+

Reading age: 10-12

Themes explored include: education, freedom and confinement, gender, suffering, warfare, courage, family, hope

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Weight 0.2 kg

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