|By (author):||Ellis, Deborah|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Girls & Women|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance|
|Awards:||Jane Addams Children's Book Award (2004) Commended
|Publisher:||Groundwood Books Ltd|
|Size:||8.13in x 5.38in x 1.11in|
|From The Publisher*|
"All girls [should read] The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis." - Malala Yousafzai, New York Times
The three books in Deborah Ellis's Breadwinner trilogy bound into one handsome volume
Deborah Ellis's novels The Breadwinner, Parvana's Journey and Mud City have been a phenomenal success, touching the hearts of readers the world over.
Here are the three books bound into one handsome volume -- for readers new to Deborah Ellis and for those who would like a collector's edition for their libraries.
|From The Publisher*|
Bestselling novels The Breadwinner, Parvana's Journey and Mud City have been a phenomenal success, touching the hearts of readers the world over.
|Review Quote*||...a book...about the hard times - and the courage - of Afghan children.|
|Review Quote*||[The books in the Breadwinner trilogy] are terrifying indictments of what war can bring to children and a powerful testaments to the ingenuity and strength of young people in times of terror.|
|Review Quote*||...an exceptional story that enlightens the reader about circumstances beyond comprehension and helps students understand that all of us in this global community share the same hopes, dreams, and fears.|
|Review Quote*||...hands-down, Newberry Medal worthy...This was a fantastic read.|
|Review Quote*||A great kids' book...a graphic geopolitical brief that's also a girl-power parable.|
|Review Quote*||This is an important and compelling story for young people...|
|Review Quote*||Deborah Ellis would like to tell kids in war-torn countries that the war is over and they can live through this and that she hopes the world can learn from its previous mistakes|
|Biographical Note||Deborah Ellis is best known for her Breadwinner books - a series that has been published in twenty-five languages, with more than $1 million in royalties donated to Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan and Street Kids International. She has won the Governor General's Award, the Ruth Schwartz Award, the University of California's Middle East Book Award, Sweden's Peter Pan Prize, the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, and the Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work. She recently received the Ontario Library Association's President's Award for Exceptional Achievement, and she has been named to the Order of Ontario.|