The Breadwinner: : A Graphic Novel

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This beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who must disguise herself as a boy to support her family during the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan.

Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city. Parvana's father -- a history teacher until his school was bombed and his health destroyed -- works from a blanket on the ground in the marketplace, reading letters for people who cannot read or write. One day, he is arrested for having forbidden books, and the family is left without someone who can earn money or even shop for food.

As conditions for the family grow desperate, only one solution emerges. Forbidden to earn money as a girl, Parvana must transform herself into a boy, and become the breadwinner.

Readers will want to linger over this powerful graphic novel with its striking art and inspiring story.



1 copy available at Boynton Middle School

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005 LastTransaction     20180215114238.0
008 Data Elements     180213n 000 0 eng d
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-1-77306-163-4
035 System Ctrl No   $a System control number  (RICAT)1041361
245 Title 14  $a Title  The Breadwinner: :
    $b Remainder of title  A Graphic Novel /
    $c Statement of responsibility  Shelley Tanaka.
852 Holdings   $a Location  BMS
    $p Barcode  3020708251
    $9 Cost  $18.95
    $h Classification part  GN ELL
    $b Sublocation or collection  Graphic Novel : Copper

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