Kids of Kabul: Living Bravely Through a Never-ending War

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Groundwood Books, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 143 pages
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Explores the plight of Afghanistan's children since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, featuring the stories of two dozen or so children, aged 10 to 17, and their struggles to continue educating themselves and improving their own lives despite living in a country torn by war, violence and oppression. All royalties from the sale of Kids of Kabul will go to Women for Women in Afghanistan, a charitable organization.

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An outstanding collection of interviews with boys and girls ranging in age from 10 to 17 speaking candidly about living in a country still at war and in an environment where violence and oppression ... Read full review

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This is an insightful account of the first hand experiences of children affected by war. Would fit well in non-fiction units on war or children in crisis. Difficult topic handled with sensitivity. Thanks to Deborah Ellis. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Deborah Ellis is the author of over eighteen books, many of them bestsellers worldwide. She lives in Simcoe, Ontario.

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