cover image Parvana's Journey

Parvana's Journey

Deborah Ellis. Groundwood Books, $15.95 (176pp) ISBN 978-0-88899-514-8

Sequel to The Breadwinner, Parvana's Journey by Deborah Ellis follows the eponymous 12-year-old girl who, disguised as a boy, sets off from Kabul in search of her missing mother and siblings in Taliban-era Afghanistan. When war breaks out, she bands together with other displaced children. Royalties from the sale of the book go to Women for Women, a relief organization benefiting women in Afghanistan. (Oct.)