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The breadwinner

Nora Twomey

The breadwinner

by Nora Twomey

  • 196 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Girls,
  • Drama,
  • Sex role,
  • Women"s rights,
  • Taliban,
  • Film adaptations

  • About the Edition

    Parvana is an eleven-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom, and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to find her father and reunite her family.

    Edition Notes

    Statementan Aircraft Pictures, Cartoon Saloon, Melusine Productions film in association with Jolie Pas Productions ; directed by Nora Twomey ; screen story by Deborah Ellis ; screenplay by Anita Doron ; produced by Anthony Leo [and four others]
    ContributionsCauhdarī, Sārah, voice actor, Chhaya, Soma, voice actor, Sadiq, Laara, voice actor, Aircraft Pictures (Firm), Cartoon Saloon (Firm), Mélusine Productions, Jolie Pas (Firm), Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .B74 2018
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (1 hr., 33 min.)
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26951960M
    OCLC/WorldCa1022567148

    This Study Guide consists of approximately 49 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Breadwinner. Print Word PDF Take our free The Breadwinner quiz below, with 25 multiple choice questions that help you test. Book Summary. Chapter 1. Parvana left the house just to help her father get to the market because he lost his leg. She couldn’t walk out without him because she was a women and it was forbidden to women to walk out of the house alone. Women were also deprived of .

    Equal parts thrilling and enchanting, The Breadwinner is an inspiring and luminously animated tale about the power of stories to sustain hope and carry us through dark times. Under the Taliban's strict rule, somewhere in the dusty and bustling town of Kabul in Afghanistan, the year-old girl, Parvana, helps her father sell the family's goods. The The Breadwinner Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

    She was particularly struck by the story of a young girl who cut off her hair and disguised herself as a boy so she could earn money to support her family. Deb knew she had to turn that story into a book. The result was the Breadwinner novels, about young Parvana and her best friend, Shauzia. Mar 20,  · The Breadwinner Chapter 2. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.


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Nov 03,  · The first book in Deborah Ellis’s riveting Breadwinner series The breadwinner book an award-winning novel about loyalty, survival, families, and friendship under extraordinary circumstances during the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan. Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in one room The breadwinner book a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital city/5().

Sep 01,  · The breadwinner is the best book I have ever read. It talked about a family who is from Afghanistan specifically in Kabul.

This country is under the rules of Taliban. There were a rule which claims that no woman or a girl could dare to go out of the house.4/5. The Breadwinner brings to life an issue that has recently exploded in the international media Ñ the reality of life under the Taliban.

Young Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan. Because he has a foreign education, her father is arrested by the Taliban, the religious group that controls the country.4/5(67).

Nov 17,  · Parents need to know that The Breadwinner is about a young girl in Afghanistan who pretends to be a boy so that she can provide for her poor family, defying the Taliban's harsh restrictions on women's freedom.

Deborah Ellis first published the book in as the start of a trilogy, and the movie tie-in edition includes images from the animated film.4/4. The edition of the book that I read contained all three novels in The Breadwinner Trilogy – The Breadwinner, Parvana’s Journey, and Mud City.

In the first book, young Parvana has to pretend to be a boy in order to work and support her family in Kabul after her father has been arrested. Nov 03,  · The Breadwinner (Breadwinner Series Book 1) - Kindle edition by Deborah Ellis. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Breadwinner (Breadwinner Series Book 1)/5(). 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.

Read pdf The Breadwinner absolutely for free at awordathought.com I discovered this book a few days back after watching the trailer of its movie adaption. The /10(79). The Breadwinner Introduction. Did you hear about Malala Yousafzai?. Malala was a teenager living in Pakistan under Taliban rule, when she was shot in the head by a Taliban soldier one day on her way home from school—all because they didn't like that she was an advocate for women's education.

Breadwinner definition is - a means (such as a tool or craft) of livelihood. Recent Examples on the Web This did not mean, however, that a single male breadwinner was always able to provide for an entire family.

— Noah Smith, Twin Cities, "Noah Smith: The s are greatly overrated," 10 Nov. Harry's alter ego is a dull breadwinner who, like most male suburbanites, bores his hausfrau. The Breadwinner Summary.

The story begins in the Kabul marketplace where Parvana is helping her crippled father. He reads letters for money and sells anything Parvana's family doesn't absolutely need in order to put food on the table. May 12,  · This book would be part of a unit either dealing with diversity or war.

I would makes sure to tell parents about the books in the unit before beginning this unit about either diversity or war. I truly think that The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis is a worthy book to have in the classroom and would encourage others to read this book/5.

The Breadwinner Series Bundle: The Breadwinner / Parvana’s Journey / Mud City / My Name Is Parvana by Deborah Ellis · 23 Ratings · 3 Reviews · published · 3 editions.

The Breadwinner is a animated drama film by Cartoon Saloon directed by Nora Twomey and executive produced by Mimi Polk Gitlin and Angelina Jolie.

Based on the best-selling novel by Deborah Ellis, the film was an international co-production between Canada, Ireland, Music by: Mychael Danna, Jeff Danna.

"All girls [should read] The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis." ― Malala Yousafzai, New York Times Over two million copies of The Breadwinner Trilogy sold worldwide. Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city/5(32).

My opinion on the breadwinner In my opinion, the best word to describe this book is boring. I found my child had a lack of interest in the book and did not want to listen to this book at all. She found it extremely difficult to keep focus and couldn’t wait to finish it.

This summary of The Breadwinner includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included. We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why it's important. Sep 01,  · The Breadwinner. The first book in Deborah Ellis’s riveting Breadwinner series is an award-winning novel about loyalty, survival, families and friendship under extraordinary circumstances during the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan/5().

Breadwinner definition, a person who earns a livelihood, especially one who also supports dependents. See more. Why is integrating Salesforce with your finance software vital for your business.

Learn how to improve cash flow, save staff time, and unlock live data. Equal parts thrilling and enchanting, The Breadwinner is an inspiring and luminously animated tale about the power of stories to sustain hope and carry us through dark times%.Aug 25,  · The author Deborah Ellis wrote the book The Breadwinner Trilogy.

I believe the author was somehow affected by the war in the Middle East. The author didn't intend for this book to be a very difficult book to read so more people could read it/5.Mar 20,  · The Breadwinner Chapter 1.