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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Review: Kids of Kabul: Living Bravely Through a Never-Ending War

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This is one powerful set of interviews from children of war in Afghanistan. In succinct words, each child reveals a world of pain and perseverance. Eye-opening and vital, Ms. Ellis's work is an important contribution to children's nonfiction. Read full review

Review: Kids of Kabul: Living Bravely Through a Never-Ending War

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Sad and hopeful book. Stories of the XXI century Afganistan kids - everything is absolutely different from the modern world. I hope and know one day Afganistan will be safe and modern country. God bless every child. 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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