Parvana's Journey by Deborah Ellis

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By an award-winning author, this novel tells the story of Parvana, travelling alone across a war-ridden Afghanistan in an attempt to find her familyAs international interest continues to focus on Afghanistan, this novel tells the human story behind the headlinesTackles the topical issues of landmines and refugee campsBased on impeccable research in an Afghan refugee campLike The Breadwinner, this is an engrossing and deeply moving story about a child reacting courageously to difficult eventsThe author has been to Afghan refugee camps in Pakistan and Russia and listened to many stories like Parvana's

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Deborah Ellis is the internationally acclaimed author of more than twenty-five books for children, including the Breadwinner trilogy;
Published October 1, 2002 by Groundwood Books. 203 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Sequel to The Breadwinner, Parvana's Journey by Deborah Ellis follows the eponymous 12-year-old girl who, disguised as a boy, sets off from Kabul in search of her missing mother and siblings in Tal

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She is also the author of several other books, including Parvana’s Journey, winner of the Jane Addams Award and the Ruth Schwartz Children’s Book Award, given annually by the Ontario Arts Council and the Canadian Booksellers Association.

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