Clearinghouse Resource

Title

The Breadwinner

Authors/Editors

Ellis, Deborah

Publisher(s)

Toronto, Canada: Groundwood Books

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2009, 439 pages

Description of Resource

The story of a young Afghan girl whose father is arrested by the Taliban. With her father gone, her family is left without anyone to earn money and shop for food. Forbidden to work as a girl, Parvana disguises herself as a boy to save her family. 

Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Languages

English

Availability

This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.