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Deborah Ellis

Deborah Ellis

  • 5 stars across 35 books

Award-winning author Sarah Ellis grew up in a family that loved to share stories and read books. Passions that lead her to become a children's librarian and eventually to start writing books herself. Ellis's awards include the Governor General's Award, the Mr. Christie's Book Award and the Vicky Metcalf Award. She lives in Vancouver, B.C.

Award-winning illustrator Kim LaFave has illustrated many books for children including Big Ben , We'll All Go Sailing , We'll All Go Flying and the early readers Emma's Emu , Andrew's Magnificent Mountain of Mittens and Andrew - Catch That Cat !. Kim lives with his family in Roberts Creek, British Columbia.

6th March 2014

The Breadwinner

Afghanistan: Parvana's father is arrested and taken away by Taliban soldiers. Under Taliban law, women and girls are not... MoreThe Breadwinner

(2 reviews) Review
1st November 2001

The Breadwinner

Afghanistan: Parvana's father is arrested and taken away by the Taliban solders. Under Taliban law, women and girls are ... MoreThe Breadwinner

(2 reviews) Review
4th March 2004

Parvana's Journey

This sequel by award-winning author, Deborah Ellis, tells the story of Parvana, travelling alone across a war-ridden Afg... MoreParvana's Journey

(1 review) Review
3rd May 2018

The Breadwinner Graphic Novel

This beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who ... MoreThe Breadwinner Graphic Novel

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23rd January 2008

Sit!

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7th April 2005

The Heaven Shop

Binti's father is dying from AIDS, a disease that nobody in their town in Malawi dares name aloud. As Binti and her bro... MoreThe Heaven Shop

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22nd November 2016

No Ordinary Day

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15th August 2006

Ben Over Night

Ben likes nothing more than to go over to Peter's house. When the two friends play together, Ben can be anything he want... MoreBen Over Night

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6th March 2014

My Name Is Parvana

She heard the woman's boots walk away down the hall. She stood and waited, listening hard to see if the boots would come... MoreMy Name Is Parvana

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4th March 2004

Mud City

Shauzia is Parvana's friend from The Breadwinner. Now Shauzia has fled from Afghanistan, to a refugee camp in Pakistan. ... MoreMud City

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    The Breadwinner

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    i really like this book because it has so much emotion and realness to it .
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    What a heart-wrenching story. Parvana has to take on the appearance of a boy just so she can leave the house alone when her father is taken away by th...

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    The Breadwinner

    An incredibly moving book, set in Kabul, Afghanistan under Taliban rule. Women and girls are not allowed to leave the house without a male chaperone s...

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