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9 edition of I Come from Afghanistan (This Is My Story) found in the catalog.

I Come from Afghanistan (This Is My Story)

by Valerie J. Weber

  • 351 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Weekly Reader Early Learning Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People & Places - United States - Other,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile Multicultural Studies,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Social Science - General,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Social Issues - Emigration & Immigration,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States,
  • Afghan Americans,
  • Immigrant children,
  • Immigrants

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9417134M
    ISBN 100836872401
    ISBN 109780836872408
    OCLC/WorldCa70129049

    Library of Congress – Federal Research Division Country Profile: Afghanistan, August overwhelming popular vote elected Karzai president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. However, regional warlords and large areas of Afghanistan remained beyond the control of the Karzai Size: KB.   The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. Hosseini's engaging coming of age story, set against Afghanistan's recent history, is an epic tale of love, betrayal, exile and : Pushpinder Khaneka.

      Book review: Come back to Afghanistan by Said Hyder Akbar (with Susan Burton) This book reveals the daily reality of war in Afghanistan through the eyes of an American teenager who spends three summers there in , and Afghanistan This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. Edit this book: Book Creator Wikitext.

    This is a book that leaves dust in your hair and blows sand into your teeth."-San Francisco Chronicle "Raw, honest and unnerving, the book is a grim reminder of Afghanistan's ongoing political struggles."-USA Today Said Hyder Akbar is currently a .   15 Great Books About Iraq, Afghanistan. Indispensible. Simply the finest collection of journalism to come from America’s 21st-century wars. Filkins has managed a nearly impossible task: to Author: Jesse Goolsby.


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