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Deborah Ellis

Deborah Ellis

Deborah Ellis works as a mental health residential counsellor in Toronto and is the winner of the Governor General's Award in Canada (equivalent to the Carnegie Medal) for her first novel Looking for X.

She was raised in Paris, Ontario and from the time she was 17 she has been a political activist, advocating non-violence. After high school she went to Toronto and worked in the Peace Movement. Later she got involved in the Women's Movement, focusing on women's rights and economic justice.

Deborah has spent a lot of time in Pakistan, in Afghan refugee camps, talking to women and documenting their lives under 20 years of war. Her main engagement continues to be anti-war politics.

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The Breadwinner Graphic Novel

The Breadwinner Graphic Novel

A beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film

Author Deborah Ellis


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978-0-19-276856-8

Paperback | 03/05/2018

Price:  £8.99

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The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner

Starvation or survival - a girl's life under Taliban rule

Deborah Ellis


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978-0-19-273402-0

Paperback | 06/03/2014

Price:  £6.99

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My Name Is Parvana

My Name Is Parvana

A girl's fight for freedom in post-Taliban Afghanistan

Deborah Ellis


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978-0-19-273404-4

Paperback | 06/03/2014

Price:  £6.99

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Rollercoasters: Breadwinner

Rollercoasters: Breadwinner

An engrossing story about a girl living in war-torn Afghanistan under Taliban rule

Author Deborah Ellis


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978-0-19-832980-0

Paperback | 24/06/2010

Price:  £10.49

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The Prison Runner

The Prison Runner

One of the most powerful and compelling novels you will ever read about the effect of cocaine production on the children of Bolivia

Deborah Ellis


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978-0-19-275548-3

Paperback | 05/06/2008

Price:  £6.99

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The Heaven Shop

The Heaven Shop

The story of one girl's life in an African village being devastated by the AIDS virus

Deborah Ellis


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978-0-19-275435-6

Paperback | 07/04/2005

Price:  £6.99

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Mud City

Mud City

The third book in the bestselling Breadwinner trilogy

Deborah Ellis


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978-0-19-275376-2

Paperback | 04/03/2004

Price:  £6.99

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Parvana's Journey

Parvana's Journey

Sequel to the bestselling The Breadwinner

Deborah Ellis


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978-0-19-275348-9

Paperback | 04/03/2004

Price:  £6.99

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