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Deborah Ellis

Deborah Ellis is the internationally acclaimed author of more than twenty books for children, including The Breadwinner Trilogy; The Heaven Shop; Lunch With Lenin; Children of War: Voices of Iraqi Refugees; and Our Stories, Our Songs: African Children Talk About AIDS. She has won many national and international awards for her books, including the Governor General’s Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award, Sweden’s Peter Pan Prize, the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, and the Children’s Africana Book Award Honor Book for Older Readers.Deborah knew she wanted to be a writer at the age of 11 or 12. Growing up in Paris, Ontario, she loved reading about big cities like New York. In high school, Deborah joined the Peace Movement, playing anti-Nuclear War movies at her school. Since then Deborah has become a peace activist, humanitarian and philanthropist, donating almost all of the royalties from her books to communities in need in Asia and Africa. Heavily involved with Women for Women in Afghanistan, Deborah has helped build women’s centers and schools, giving children education and finding work for women.In 2006, Deborah was named to the Order of Ontario. She now lives in Simcoe, Ontario.

Books by Deborah Ellis

One More Mountain

by (author) Deborah Ellis

One More Mountain

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Step

by (author) Deborah Ellis

The Greats

by (author) Deborah Ellis

My Story Starts Here

Voices of Young Offenders

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Parvana : Une enfance en Afghanistan

La bande dessinée

by (author) Deborah Ellis

The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel

A Graphic Novel

original author Deborah Ellis
other adaptation by Aircraft Pictures, Cartoon Saloon and Melusine & Nora Twomey

Sit

by (author) Deborah Ellis

The Breadwinner (movie tie-in edition)

by (author) Deborah Ellis

The Breadwinner Series Bundle

by (author) Deborah Ellis

The Cocalero Novels Bundle

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Moon at Nine

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Parvana’s Journey

by (author) Deborah Ellis

El pan de la guerra

by (author) Deborah Ellis

The Cat at the Wall

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Annaleise Carr

How I Conquered Lake Ontario to Help Kids Battling Cancer

by (author) Annaleise Carr
with Deborah Ellis

Run

Puffin Classics Edition

by (author) Eric Walters
foreword by Deborah Ellis

Looks Like Daylight

Voices Of Indigenous Kids

by (author) Deborah Ellis
foreword by Loriene Roy

My Name Is Parvana

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Kids of Kabul

Living Bravely Through A Never-Ending War

by (author) Deborah Ellis

True Blue  

by (author) Deborah Ellis

True Blue

by (author) Deborah Ellis

No Ordinary Day

by (author) Deborah Ellis

We Want You To Know

Kids Talk About Bullying

by (author) Deborah Ellis

No Safe Place

by (author) Deborah Ellis

The Breadwinner Trilogy

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Children of War

Voices Of Iraqi Refugees

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Lunch with Lenin and other stories

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Off to War

Voices of Soldiers' Children

by (author) Deborah Ellis

The Prison Runner

by (author) Deborah Ellis

A Company of Fools

by (author) Deborah Ellis

The Heaven Shop

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Bifocal

by (author) Deborah Ellis & Eric Walters

Forsaken

by (author) Lana Slezic
introduction by Deborah Ellis

Sacred Leaf

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Jakeman

by (author) Deborah Ellis

I Am a Taxi

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Our Stories, Our Songs

African Children Talk about AIDS

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Our Canadian Girl Keeley #2 Keeleys Big Story

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Three Wishes

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Our Canadian Girl Keeley #1 the Girl From Turtle Mountain

The Girl From Turtle Mountain

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Mud City

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Parvana's Journey

by (author) Deborah Ellis

The Breadwinner

by (author) Deborah Ellis

Looking for X

by (author) Deborah Ellis