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The Breadwinner - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Although Parvana tried to keep her promise to Shauzia and not tell her family she’d been digging up bones, she fell into her mother’s arms and cried after only a few questions from them about her day. Her mother commented that the Afghans had been reduced to digging up bones in order to feed their families. Mrs. Weera told the family that bones were used for chicken feed, oil, soap, and buttons. When Parvana showed them how much she made during her day’s work, all the family members were surprised. Her mother didn’t want Parvana to go out bone digging again, but Parvana argued with her as did Nooria. Parvana was surprised to hear her sister taking her side in the issue. Their Mother relented when Mrs. Weera reminded her that the times were extraordinary, requiring normal people to do...

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