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The breadwinner [electronic resource] : The Breadwinner Series, Book 1. Deborah Ellis.

Ellis, Deborah. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781554980079 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books Ltd., 2011.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: The Breadwinner, the first in the Breadwinner Trilogy, is an award-winning novel about loyalty, survival, families and friendship under extraordinary circumstances. A map, glossary and author's note provide young readers with background and context.One day, Parvana's father is arrested by the Taliban — the extreme religious faction that controls Afghanistan — and the family is left without anyone to earn money and shop for food. Forbidden to work as a girl, Parvana must transform herself into a boy to save her family. The Breadwinner is a novel about loyalty, survival, families and friendship under extraordinary circumstances. A map, glossary and author's note provide young readers with background and context.
Target Audience Note: MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
630 Lexile.
4.5 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2263 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Juvenile Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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