Ellis, Deborah 1960-
Most widely held works about Deborah Ellis
Most widely held works by Deborah Ellis
Off to war : voices of soldiers' children by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,516 libraries worldwide
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have impacted the children of soldiers--men and women who have been called away from their families to fight in a faraway war. In their own words, some of these children describe how their experience has marked and shaped their lives.
Children of war : voices of Iraqi refugees by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,448 libraries worldwide
Provides interviews with twenty-three young Iraqi children who have moved away from their homeland and tells of their fears, challenges, and struggles to rebuild their lives in foreign lands as refugees of war.
The breadwinner by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
49 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 2,210 libraries worldwide
Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan, impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.
Jackal in the garden : an encounter with Bihzad by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,130 libraries worldwide
Born deformed, Anibus is considered cursed and is left in the desert to die, but after being rescued and raised in secret, she leads a nomadic life, finding acceptance with a colony of artists which includes Kamal al-Din Bihzad, the most famous master of Persian painting.
Parvana's journey by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
36 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,719 libraries worldwide
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.
Mud city by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
This final book in the trilogy begun in "The Breadwinner" and "Parvana's Journey" paints a devastating portrait of life in refugee camps and shows the resourcefulness of children who endure great suffering there.
Women of the Afghan War by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
Our stories, our songs : African children talk about AIDS by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 974 libraries worldwide
Meet the orphans of Sub-Saharan Africa, of which there are 11.5 million.
No safe place by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Abdul, having lost everyone he loves, journeys from Baghdad to a migrant community in Calais where he sneaks aboard a boat bound for England, not knowing it carries a cargo of heroin, and when the vessel is involved in a skirmish and the pilot killed, it is up to Abdul and three other young stowaways to complete the journey.
Three wishes : Palestinian and Israeli children speak by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and French and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Deborah Ellis presents stories of the children of Israel and Palestine based on interviews done in the winter of 2002 while in Israel and Palestine. --from publisher descriptioni
The heaven shop by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Binti and her siblings are orphaned when their father dies of AIDS. Sent to relatives all over Malawi, they suffer increasing hardship until they are reunited through the influence of their formidable grandmother.
We want you to know : kids talk about bullying by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
"In more than 30 hard-hitting profiles, teens talk about bullying: as victims, perpetrators, and bystanders."--Amazon.com.
I am a taxi by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Living with his family in a prison in Bolivia due to his parents' convictions for drug trafficking, twelve-year-old Diego does his best to live a normal life, but when his mother receives additional fines, Diego risks everything to earn quick money.
A company of fools by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 548 libraries worldwide
"Henri lives within abbey walls near Paris. Then Micah arrives, bringing him joy. An exciting novel set during medieval times by the acclaimed author of 'The Breadwinner'" Cf. Our choice, 2003.
Looking for X by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
"Eleven-year-old Khyber lives with her mother, a former stripper, and her autistic twin brothers in Regent Park, a poor neighborhood in Toronto. But most of the time she's perfectly happy with the way things are. She has her friends, including Valerie, the meanest waitress in the city, and X, a mysterious homeless woman who is always hiding from the "secret place." And she has big plans to explore faraway, exotic places like her namesake, the Khyber Pass.
Sacred leaf by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Twelve year old Diego escapes from slavery at an illegal cocaine operation and is taken in by the Ricardos, coca farmers.
Bifocal by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 359 libraries worldwide
When a Muslim boy is arrested at a high school on suspicion of terrorist affiliations, growing racial tensions divide the student population.
Lunch with Lenin and other stories by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories that explore the lives of teenagers affected directly or indirectly by drugs.
Jakeman by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Jake and his older sister, Shoshonna, along with a busload of kids, visit their mother in prison regularly. But this time the journey turns into a series of misadventures, and the kids find themselves on their own, hatching a plan to find the Governor and plead with him to pardon their moms.
No ordinary day by Deborah Ellis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Valli has always been afraid of the lepers living on the other side of the train tracks in the coal town of Jharia, India, so when a chance encounter with a doctor reveals she also has leprosy, Valli rejects help and begins an uncertain life on the streets.
Afghanistan AIDS (Disease) Anecdotes Arab-Israeli conflict Audiobooks Bihzād,--16th cent Biography Bolivia Bullying Bullying in schools Canada Children Children and war Children of AIDS patients Children of military personnel Children--Social conditions Coca industry Determination (Personality trait) Emigration and immigration England Families Fiction France Girls History Interviews Iraq Iraqis Iraq War (2003-) Juvenile works Malawi Missing persons Oral history Orphans Pakistan Pakistan--Peshawar People with disabilities Personal narratives Refugee camps Refugee children Refugee children--Social conditions Sex role Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan (1979-1989) Stowaways Taliban Tanzania Teenage girls Teenagers United States Women--Social conditions
Ellis, Deb, 1960-
Ellis, Deborah Eileen, 1960-
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