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I Come From Afghanistan

author: Weber, Valerie
Nine-year-old Bahishta, who was born in Afghanistan, presents a look at her daily life in the U.
973
year: 2007
copies: 13
call number/section: 973
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Extra Credit

author: Clements, Andrew
It isn't that Abby Carson can't do her schoolwork. She just doesn't like doing it.
FIC
year: 2011
copies: 106
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 830

Refugees

author: Stine, Catherine
Dawn, a California teen who has run away to New York, tries to contact her foster mother Louise, a Red Cross doctor in Pakistan, following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and instead reaches Louise's assistant, Johar, a refugee from Afghanistan, and the two form a bond that gives them both hope and courage to face the future.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 4
call number/section: FIC
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Under The Persimmon Tree

author: Staples, Suzanne Fisher
A young Afghan girl, Najmah, befriends an American woman, Nusrat in Peshawar, Pakistan, after Najmah flees her native Afghanistan during the 2001 war; and together they begin a long journey to locate their missing loved ones after the war ends.
FIC
year: 2008
copies: 30
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1010

Afghanistan

author: Corona, Laurel
Discusses the people, land, culture, history, and future of the nation of Afghanistan.
958.1
year: 2002
copies: 11
call number/section: 958.1
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subjects: afghanistan [X]

Behind The Burqa

author: Yasgur, Batya Swift
Contains the story of two sisters who risked their lives in order to reveal their fight for political freedom, education, and equality under the Taliban in Afghanistan.
920
year: 2002
copies: 3
call number/section: 920
lexile:
subjects: women, afghanistan [X], readers rule

Afghanistan

author: Banting, Erinn
Text and photos show how the people of Afghanistan, a predominantly Muslim country, celebrate holidays and festivals, using art, music, dance, and stories.
958.1
year: 2003
copies: 6
call number/section: 958.1
lexile:
subjects: afghanistan [X]

A Historical Atlas Of Afghanistan

author: Romano, Amy
A map-oriented look at the history of Afghanistan, covering such topics as its early invaders, the Soviet occupation, and the rise of the Taliban.
911
year: 2003
copies: 4
call number/section: 911
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subjects: atlases, afghanistan [X]

Afghanistan

author: Kazem, Halima
Discusses the geography, history, government, economy, people, politics, and culture of Afghanistan.
958.1
year: 2003
copies: 6
call number/section: 958.1
lexile:
subjects: afghanistan [X]

Parvana's Journey

author: Ellis, Deborah
After her father's death, Parvana, now thirteen-years-old, continues to search for her mother in war-torn Afghanistan, joining with two younger children who are also struggling to survive.
FIC
year: 2002
copies: 50
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 640

Mud City

author: Ellis, Deborah
Fourteen-year-old Shauzia, an Afghan refugee living in a camp in Pakistan, determines to find a way to fulfill her dreams of seeing the ocean and beginning a new life in France.
FIC
year: 2003
copies: 38
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 740

Afghanistan

author: Greenblatt, Miriam
An overview of Afghanistan that covers its environment, plants and animals, history, government, industries, agriculture, religions, culture, and lifestyles and includes a time line, further resource list, fast facts, and approximately one hundred color photos.
958.1
year: 2003
copies: 6
call number/section: 958.1
lexile: 890
subjects: afghanistan [X]

Afghanistan

author: Walsh, Kieran
Provides information about the land, people, sports, school, food, and holidays of Afghanistan, a large country in central Asia, discusses the effect of the Islam religion on the country, and includes a map, flag, and other facts.
958.1
year: 2004
copies: 7
call number/section: 958.1
lexile:
subjects: afghanistan [X]

My Forbidden Face

author: Latifa
Latifa, a young woman who was sixteen in 1996 when the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan, tells about her family's experiences under the repressive regime, focusing on the lives of women and girls who were abruptly denied the freedom to work, go to school, or even leave their homes without a male escort.
920
year: 2002
copies: 28
call number/section: 920
lexile: 970
subjects: latifa, women, afghanistan [X]

The Breadwinner

author: Ellis, Deborah, Twomey, Nora
Parvana is an eleven-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001.
FIC
year: 2017
copies: 160
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 630

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