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Deborah Ellis

3.89 of 5 Votes: 2
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Moon at Nine (2014)
language
English
3.78 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Set in Iran during 1988, this book will remind readers of Nancy Garden's ground-breaking Annie on My Mind and Sara Farizan's If You Could Be Mine in many respects. Fifteen-year-old Farrin lives in a house full of secrets. Her parents, especially her mother, are deeply involved in...
My Name Is Parvana (2012)
language
English
4.01 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This book was amazing. It was extremely inspiring how this girl, Parvana, was able to fight with all her strength and fight for what she believed in. Her message on how everyone deserves education is a growing topic especially in places like Afghanistan. It was also incredible ho...
No Safe Place (2010)
language
English
3.79 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Amazing book! Definitely a page turner; I couldn't put it down, and yes, I finished this book in 2 days. "No Safe Place" is about a young boy named Abdul, without parents, trying to find a safe place to live. He goes on many different adventures and meets new people. I definitely...
No Ordinary Day (2011)
language
English
3.97 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This lovely book relates the story of a homeless child in India and her transformation into society at large. It reads almost like a memoir, emphasizing details from a year-long period in her life. Her encounter with a disease (won't tell what it is!) changes her whole being, an...
Parvana's Promise (2012)
language
English
4.17 of 5 Votes: 6
review 1: Deborah Ellis, the author, reunites the reader with Parvana, the much loved strong character from three previous books. Afghanistan is now under the control of many factions including the United States, other foreigners, the Taliban, and other groups. With flashbacks and an int...
Me llamo Parvana (2013)
language
English
4.2 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I really liked this book. I really admired how determined and persistent Parvana was not just with school but also in other aspects of her life also. It was a bit flat the first one or two chapters but from then on it was very engaging and I just couldn't put it down. I like how ...
The Breadwinner Trilogy (2009)
language
English
4.22 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I think this is a very brave book to have written and that children who read it are brave as well, especially here in the United States. That children and young people are experiencing these horrific things is a tragedy and these children are the heroes of the book, despite the ...
Ningún lugar seguro (2011)
language
English
3.79 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: No Safe Place shares Abdul's journey from Iraq to England. Abdul, a fifteen year old Iraqi, is an orphan whose father and brothers were killed in Iraq by American bombs in 2003. Two years later, his mother was driving him and an orphaned neighbor, Fatima, when two men shot and ki...
Breadwinner Collection (2000)
language
English
4.22 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Book Review- The Breadwinner TrilogyThe Breadwinner trilogy, is an amazing, meaningful, and inspiring book written by Deborah Ellis. It’s about a girl who supports her poor family in Afghanistan while going through drastic changes and much more.Parvana is one of the five children...
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