In Parvana’s Journey, the Taliban still control Afghanistan, but Kabul is in ruins. Parvana’s father has just died, and her mother, sister, and brother could be anywhere in the country. Parvana knows she must find them. Despite her youth, Parvana sets out alone, masquerading as a boy. She soon... read more
Parvana’s Journey, Parvana’s father just died, and Parvana is putting the last hand full of dirt on this grave. Parvana is in search of the mother and sister. Parvana passes by villages, and stops in a abandoned house with a crying baby, and it's mother is lying on the ground beside him.... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Parvana’s Journey, Parvana’s father just died, and Parvana is putting the last hand full of dirt on this grave. Parvana is in search of the mother and sister. Parvana passes by villages, and stops in a abandoned house with a crying baby, and it's mother is lying on the ground beside him. Parvana decides to take care of the baby, and she also decides to name him Hassan. Parvana decides to take care of baby Hassan in a abandoned cave. Parvana hears a loud voice going from the cave saying “go away”! Parvana wanted to face her fears and stayed calm. When Parvana look harder she sees a boy, named Asif. Asif tries to act like he is the best, but he is good at taking care of baby Hassan. Parvana, Hassan, and Asif take each other as brothers and sisters, even though Asif tries to act like he is the best. One day while sitting across the mine field, beside green valley, a girl named Leila approached them, and requested to take all of then to her house. Parvana, Asif, and baby Hassan stayed with Leila, and her grandmother who hardly moved finger. One day a mine field exploded and left behind a carcass. Everyone enjoyed it for dinner that night, even grandmother. Also that night The Taliban were attacking, and a bomb dropped on grandmother.
“'they were so pretty' and then she died.this girl was so kind and was never selfish or greedy. losing her was terrible.”
“Parvana raised her head. The women was wearing a burqa.Parvana reached out her hand and raised the front of the womens burqa.Her mothers face looked back at her.parvana had been on a long journey in the search of her mother and she finally managed to find her after a devistating event.”
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