One More Mountain

By (author) Ellis Deborah
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By (author) Ellis Deborah
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It''s 2021 and Parvana and Shauzia, the brave protagonists of The Breadwinner, must now flee to escape new dangers from an old enemy. These days, Parvana runs a school for girls, but when the Taliban regains power everything changes in an instant and Parvana and Shauzia must lead the girls to safety.
It''s 2021, and the Taliban have regained power in Afghanistan. Parvana and Shauzia, the brave protagonists of The Breadwinner, must now flee to escape new dangers from an old enemy. It has been 20 years since Parvana and Shauzia had to disguise themselves as boys to support themselves and their families. But when the Taliban were defeated in 2001, it looked as if Afghans could finally rebuild their country. Many things have changed for Parvana since then. She has married Asif, who she met in the desert as she searched for her family when she was a child. She runs a school for girls. She has a son, Rafi, who is about to fly to New York, where he will train to become a dancer. While Asif tries to get Parvana''s sister, Maryam, and Rafi on one of the last flights out of Kabul, the Taliban come to the school, and Parvana must lead the girls out of Green Valley and into the mountains. Deborah Ellis is an award-winning author, a feminist and a peace activist who has spent a lot of time in Pakistan, in Afghan refugee camps.
Review quote
''All girls [should read]: The Breadwinner,by Deborah Ellis [...] I think it''s important for girls everywhere to learn how women are treated in some societies. But even though Parvana is treated as lesser than boys and men, she never feels that way. She believes in herself and is stronger to fight against hunger, fear and war. Girls like her are an inspiration. The Breadwinnerreminds us how courageous and strong women are around the world.'' ? Malala Yousafzai
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A new installment in the bestselling Breadwinner series, set in contemporary Afghanistan
More Information
Author By (author) Ellis Deborah
Date Of Publication Feb 2, 2023
EAN 9780192786937
Contributors Ellis Deborah
Publisher Oxford University Press
Languages English
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Width 130 mm
Height 200 mm
Thickness 15 mm
Product Forms Paperback / Softback
Audience Age 13+
Availability in Stores Global
Weight 0.178000
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