The breadwinner: The Breadwinner Series, Book 1

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Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan, impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.
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subject_facet Afghanistan -- Fiction, Afghanistan -- Juvenile fiction, Disguise -- Fiction, Disguise -- Juvenile fiction, Electronic books, Girls -- Afghanistan -- Juvenile fiction, JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Middle East, Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Fiction, Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Juvenile fiction, Sex role -- Fiction, Sex role -- Juvenile fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Survival -- Juvenile fiction, Taliban -- Fiction, Taliban -- Juvenile fiction, Women's rights -- Fiction, Women's rights -- Juvenile fiction
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title_full The Breadwinner The Breadwinner Series, Book 1, The breadwinner / Deborah Ellis, The breadwinner [electronic resource] / Deborah Ellis
title_short The breadwinner
title_sub The Breadwinner Series, Book 1
topic_facet Disguise, Electronic books, Girls, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Sex role, Survival, Women's rights