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The breadwinner : a graphic novel / text adapted by Shelley Tanaka from the Breadwinner film, from a screenplay by Anita Doron

By: Tanaka, Shelley [adapter.].
Contributor(s): Ellis, Deborah, 1960-. Breadwinner | Doron, Anita, 1974- [screenwriter.] | Breadwinner Canada Inc | Cartoon Saloon (Firm) | Mélusine Productions.
Material type: TextTextDescription: 77 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781773061634; 1773061631.Uniform titles: Breadwinner (motion picture) Subject(s): Taliban -- Juvenile fiction | Women's rights -- Juvenile fiction | Sex role -- Juvenile fiction | Disguise -- Juvenile fiction | Survival -- Juvenile fiction | Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Juvenile fiction | Afghanistan -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Comics (Graphic works.) | Graphic novels | Juvenile works | Fiction | Graphic novels. | Comics (Graphic works)DDC classification: GN F Summary: "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"--Provided by publisher
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K- Comic/Graphic Novel (Juv) GN F BREADWINNER (Browse shelf) Available 4006046
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GN F BABYSITTERS CLUB Dawn and the impossible three / GN F Babysitters Club 6 Kristy's big day / GN F BE P Be prepared / GN F BREADWINNER The breadwinner : GN F CASTLE Castle in the stars / GN F CASTLE 2 Castle in the stars : GN F CiCI'S Cici's journal :

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"Based on the original book by Deborah Ellis ; adapted from the feature film directed by Nora Twomey"--Title page

"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"--Provided by publisher

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