The Resource Parvana, Deborah Ellis

Parvana, Deborah Ellis

Label
Parvana
Title
Parvana
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Ellis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
There are many types of battle in Afghanistan. Imagine living in a country where women and girls are not allowed to leave the house without a man. Imagine having to wear clothes that cover every part of your body, including your face, whenever you go out. This is the life of Parvana, a young girl growing up in Afghanistan under the control of an extreme religious military group. When soldiers burst into her home and drag her father off to prison, Parvana is forced to take responsibility for her whole family, dressing as a boy to make a living in the marketplace of Kabul, risking her life in the dangerous and volatile city. By turns exciting and touching, Parvana is a story of courage in the face of overwhelming fear and repression
Member of
Cataloging source
ANL
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1960-
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Ellis, Deborah
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Taliban
  • Sex role
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Parvana, Deborah Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: The breadwinner. Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed in the USA by Publishers Group West, 2001
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781865086941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 840478
  • 000022981675
Label
Parvana, Deborah Ellis
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: The breadwinner. Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed in the USA by Publishers Group West, 2001
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781865086941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 840478
  • 000022981675

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