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The Resource The breadwinner, Deborah Ellis

The breadwinner, Deborah Ellis

Label
The breadwinner
Title
The breadwinner
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Ellis
Title variation
Bread winner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan. Because Parvana's father has a foreign education, he is arrested by the Taliban. Women cannot appear in public unless covered head to toe, go to school, or work outside the home, so the family becomes increasingly desperate until Parvana conceives a plan
Related
Member of
Summary
When Parvana's father is arrested and taken to jail, she must disuise herself as a boy in order to earn money for her family.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award (Canada) for English Fiction, 2003.
  • Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award, 2002.
  • Red Cedar Book Awards (British Columbia), Fiction category, 2003.
  • Rocky Mountain Book Award (Alberta), 2003.
  • Surrey Book of the Year Award (British Columbia), 2002.
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
082958
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Breadwinner series
Series volume
0001
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The breadwinner, Deborah Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First published in the USA in 2001"--Title page verso
  • "First book in the Breadwinner series"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
889168876
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
15th anniversary edition.
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9781554987658
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)889168876
Label
The breadwinner, Deborah Ellis
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First published in the USA in 2001"--Title page verso
  • "First book in the Breadwinner series"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
889168876
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
15th anniversary edition.
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9781554987658
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)889168876

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