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My Name Is Parvana
 

My Name Is Parvana (Paperback)

By Ellis, Deborah

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She heard the woman's boots walk away down the hall. She stood and waited, listening hard to see if the boots would come back. When she was sure she was alone, the girl finally spoke. 'Yes,' she whispered. 'My name is Parvana.' Fifteen-year-old Parvana has built a new life with h...er family, and it's the life she's always dreamt of. She's learning in a real school, and teaching too. But this is Afghanistan, and the war is far from over. Many still view the education and freedom of women with suspicion and fear. And that means Parvana - and her family - are in danger. When she's taken away by American soldiers, suspected of being a terrorist, Parvana must find a way to protect her family, and keep her hope alive.
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ISBN 9780192734044
Released NZ 14 Apr 2014
Publisher Oxford University Press
Format Paperback
Availability
Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780192734044
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press
Imprint Oxford University Press
Released 14 Apr 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Ellis, Deborah
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 170g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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