2Have you:Ever wondered what life was like on the other side of the world?Gone without food for almost an entire day?Worked hard for money, then gave it all away to survive?Both loved and hated your siblings?
5Parvana lives in this war torn country where: Girls cannot go to schoolWomen cannot work outside the homeWomen cannot leave their homes without a manHomes have no running waterThere are no TV’s, video games, or toys
6Listen to the music of Afghanistan Do you hear it????I don’t (That wasn’t allowed either!)
7Some new words that you will read: Burqa: A long tent-like garment which covers the entire body and head of a woman.
8Karachi: A cart on wheels, pushed by hand or pulled by donkey
9Nan: Afghan flat bread that is long and round. (Yum!!)
10What life was like before the war. A common girls’ school What life was like before the war . . A common girls’ school. (Boys had their own school)
11Here’s how girls spend their days since the Taliban took over . . .
12The Taliban? Who are they? Talib is an Arabic word meaning "one who is seeking" but the word has evolved to mean "someone who is seeking religious knowledge." But, these men have taken this to an extreme, and rule with force and power.
13Parvana Lives in a Whole New World Join us, as we explore:The BreadwinnerBy: Deborah Ellis