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We invite you to join us our ESL Book Club!

We practise reading, learn new vocabulary, and talk about the book!

Meet new friends and enjoy time with us!

Great for CLB 3 - 6!

Book Name: The Breadwinner, Chapters 14 & 15 (final chapter!)

Questions: Prepare your answer and be ready to speak English!!

Chapter Fourteen

1. What do we learn about Parvana’s character from her actions toward Homa, the woman she finds?

2. Why was getting back to Parvana’s house so dangerous?

3. What news does Homa report to Parvana and Mrs. Weera? How do their responses to the news differ? How do you think you would have responded?

4. What do you predict has happened to Parvana’s family?

5. Had you predicted that the father would return? Why or why not?

Chapter Fifteen

1. What do Parvana and Shauzia say they are working toward? Why are their plans different?

2. What do you know about refugee camps and camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs)? What do you think the camps are like?

3. How does Parvana say goodbye to the Window Woman? What has their interaction meant to both Parvana and the woman?

4. How does the author give a sense of hope in this chapter?

5. What do Parvana and Shauzia plan to do in twenty years? Do you think this plan will come true? Explain your reasoning.

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