The Breadwinner Trilogy
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About the Author
DEBORAH ELLIS is the author of the international bestseller The Breadwinner, which has been published in twenty-five languages. She has won the Governor General's Award, the Middle East Book Award, the Peter Pan Prize, the Jane Addams Children's Book Award and the Vicky Metcalf Award. A recipient of the Order of Canada, Deborah has donated $2 million in royalties to organizations such as Women for Women in Afghanistan, UNICEF and Street Kids International. She lives in Simcoe, Ontario.
[The books in the Breadwinner trilogy] are terrifying indictments of what war can bring to children and a powerful testaments to the ingenuity and strength of young people in times of terror.-- "Book Links"
...an exceptional story that enlightens the reader about circumstances beyond comprehension and helps students understand that all of us in this global community share the same hopes, dreams, and fears.-- "Resource Links"
...hands-down, Newberry Medal worthy...This was a fantastic read.-- "Washington Times"
A great kids' book...a graphic geopolitical brief that's also a girl-power parable.-- "Newsweek"
This is an important and compelling story for young people...-- "Today's Librarian"
Deborah Ellis would like to tell kids in war-torn countries that the war is over and they can live through this and that she hopes the world can learn from its previous mistakes--Rebecca Bloomfield "The Denver Post"