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307163
Breadwinner [Breadwinner series Volume: 1]by Ellis, Deborah 

Paperback(Groundwood Books, 2017)

BTSB #: 307163 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 4.5 MG RC: 5.5 6-8 Lexile: 710 F&P: Z

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Taliban - Fiction Women's rights - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction Afghanistan - Fiction


Summary: Because the Taliban impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana disguises herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.


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307161
Breadwinner : a graphic novel by Tanaka, Shelley 

BTSB Prebound(Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2018)

BTSB #: 307161 In Bindery

Dewey: 741.5/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 2.5 MG RC: 5.5 6-8 Lexile: 510 GN F&P: Z

Subjects: Taliban - Fiction Graphic novels Family life - Fiction Women's rights - Fiction Gender role - Fiction Disguise - Fiction Kabul (Afghanistan) - Fiction Afghanistan - Fiction


Summary: A graphic-novel adaptation of the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who must disguise herself as a boy to support her family during the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan.


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393479
Ground Zero by Gratz, Alan 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 393479 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 4.8 MG Lexile: 690

Genres: Historical Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: World Trade Center (New York, N.Y. : 1970-2001) - Fiction September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 - Fiction Afghan War, 2001-2021 - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction Afghanistan - Fiction


Summary: Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that attack but dreams of peace, becoming a teacher and escaping her village and the narrow role that the Taliban believes is appropriate for women--both are struggling to survive, both changed forever by the events of 9/11.


P08625
Ground Zero : : a novel of 9/11 by Gratz, Alan 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2021)

BTSB #: P08625 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   


Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: World Trade Center (New York, N.Y. : 1970-2001) - Fiction September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 - Fiction Afghan War, 2001- - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction Afghanistan - Fiction


Summary: Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that attack but dreams of peace, becoming a teacher and escaping her village and the narrow role that the Taliban believes is appropriate for women--both are struggling to survive, both changed forever by the events of 9/11.


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464646
Kite runner by Hosseini, Khaled 

Paperback(Riverhead Books, 2013)

BTSB #: 464646 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
AR: 5.2 UG RC: 6.8 9-12 Lexile: 840

Genres: General Fiction


Subjects: Male friendship - Fiction Social classes - Fiction Betrayal - Fiction Boys - Fiction Kabul (Afghanistan) - Fiction Afghanistan - Fiction


Summary: Story of the friendship between two boys growing up in Kabul during the final days of the monarchy. When Amir is forced to flee with his prominent and wealthy father for a new life in California, he leaves behind Hassan, the son of his father's servant. Amir cannot, however, leave the memory of Hassan behind him.


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