Deborah Ellis

Deborah Ellis won Canada’s Governor General’s Award in 2000 for her first book, Searching for X. She is also the author of several other books, including Parvana’s Journey, winner of the Jane Addams Award and the Ruth Schwartz Children’s Book Award, given annually by the Ontario Arts Council and the Canadian Booksellers Association. She lives in Ontario, Canada.

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Author: Deborah Ellis | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: September 29, 2020
With the unexpected help of a giant prehistoric sloth, ghostly grandfathers return to help a suicidal teenager.Winning a national high-school geography competition should be the high point of Jomon's life. So why does he find himself running through ...
Author: Deborah Ellis | Narrator: Meera Simhan
Release Date: December 10, 2019
In this stunning sequel to The Breadwinner Trilogy, Parvana, now 15-years-old, is found in a bombed-out school and held as a suspected terrorist by American troops in Afghanistan.The girl does not respond to questions in any language and remains sile...
Author: Deborah Ellis | Narrator: Meera Simhan
Release Date: September 22, 2009
That was where she needed to be, in a field of purple flowers, where no one could bother her. She would sit there until the confusion left her head and the stink of the camp left her nostrils.Shauzia has a dream. She dreams of getting away from the r...
Author: Deborah Ellis | Narrator: Meera Simhan
Release Date: August 11, 2009
‘My life is dust and rocks and rude boys and skinny babies, and long days of searching for my mother when I don’t have the faintest idea where she might be.’Parvana is alone. Her father is dead. A refugee in a land full of dangers, ...
Author: Deborah Ellis | Narrator: Rita Wolf
Release Date: July 23, 2002
Imagine living in a country in which women and girls are not allowed to leave the house without a man. Imagine having to wear clothes that cover every part of your body, including your face, whenever you go out.In this powerful and realistic tale, e...