The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner

Afghanistan and the Taliban. These words are familiar to us now. Meet Parvana, a young Afghani girl, arguing with her sister and getting stuck doing the dishes until the night when the Taliban comes and takes her father away. When Parvana goes to the prison with her mother to try to get her father back, the soldiers beat them with sticks. It's a world of land mines. It's a world where girls and women cannot work for a living. How are they going to survive? Ages 9-13 170 pages

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