The Breadwinner

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ISBN: 978-1-55498-765-8
Type of Publication: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160 pages
Order Number: 4-1763
Fry Reading Level Grade(s): 5, 6
CASAS Reading Level(s): B (211-220 reading score range), C
$9.95

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The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, a young girl, and her family and their struggle to survive under the Taliban in Afghanistan. Parvana's father supports his family as a letter reader and writer in the market until he is arrested. His crime? He was educated in a foreign country. After her mother becomes ill, Parvana must transform herself into a boy and become the family breadwinner. The Breadwinner is a novel about loyalty, survival, families, and friendship under extraordinary circumstances.