I see the sun in Afghanistan

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Satya House Publications,
Pub. Date:
[2011]
Language:
English
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Through the eyes of a child, I See the Sun in Afghanistan portrays a culture that emphasizes patriarchal family, love of country and fierce loyalty to family and tribe. Although the story takes place against the backdrop of war, it is not political, but a simple story about one day in the life of a young girl. After waking before dawn, Habiba and her sister go out to fetch water. Following a breakfast of khojur, she tags along with her brother and father as they bring the sheep to pasture. She goes to school outside with other girls; the boys attend school later in the day. Her family is preparing for cousins and an aunt and uncle to move in with them and Habiba wonders how everyone will fit into their small home. A country overview and glossary is included for parents and teachers who want to go beyond the story and talk more about Afghanistan and why it is important. In English and Afghan Farsi. For ages 5 and up.
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9780981872087
Lexile measure:
610L
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subject_facet Afghanistan -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Afghanistan -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile fiction, Bilingual books -- English-Pushto, Children -- Afghanistan -- Fiction, Children -- Afghanistan -- Juvenile fiction, Fiction
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