visión de conjunto:Críticas This passionate volume stands on its own though readers new to the series and to Ellis' overall body of work will want to read every one of her fine important novels. Readers will learn much about the war in Afghanistan even as they cheer on this feisty protagonist. -- Kirkus starred review Reseña del editor In this stunning sequel to The Breadwinner Trilogy Parvana now 15-years-old is found in a bombed-out school and held as a suspected terrorist by American troops in Afghanistan. The girl does not respond to questions in any language and remains silent even when she is threatened harassed and mistreated over several days. The only clue to her identity is a tattered shoulder bag containing papers that refer to people named Shauzia Nooria Leila Asif Hassan — and Parvana. As she waits for foreign military forces to determine her fate she remembers the past four years of her life. Reunited with her mother and sisters she has been living in a village where her mother managed to open a school for girls. But when local men threaten the school she must draw on every ounce of bravery she possesses to survive the disaster that kills her mother and destroys the school. Ellis’ final novel in the series is harrowing inspiring and thought-provoking. The paperback edition includes a new cover and map and an author’s note. Royalties from the sale of this book go to Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan. Parvana’s Fund supports education projects for Afghan women and children. Biografía del autor Deborah Ellis is the author of over 18 books many of them bestsellers worldwide. She lives in Simcoe Ontario.