- Published: Toronto : Berkeley, CA : Douglas & McIntyre ; Distributed in the USA by Publishers Group West, 2001, c2000.
- Year Published: 2000
- Description: 170 p. : maps ; 20 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Taliban -- Fiction.
- Women's rights -- Fiction.
- Sex role -- Fiction.
- Disguise -- Fiction.
- Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. -- Fiction.
- Girls -- Fiction. -- Afghanistan
- Kābol (Afghanistan) -- Fiction.
- Afghanistan -- Fiction.
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"A groundwood book."
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.
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