Thunder Over Kandahar

Thunder Over Kandahar

Paperback - 2010
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Teenagers Tamanna and Yasmine, having seen their dream to become educated ruined when their school building was burned down by the Taliban, find themselves fleeing from the terrorist organization and facing mortal dangers in their travels.
Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, c2010.
ISBN: 9781554512669
Characteristics: 260 pages :,illustrations, portraits ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Gerszak, Rafal


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Smartcookie27 Jan 13, 2013

This novel opened my eyes. It helped me to understand the impact that war and cruelty has on our global community. Before I knew the statistics, but now I see that there are real people behind those numbers. We just need to take the time to see it. -Left me breathless.

bookworm1299 Apr 21, 2012

This was a really interesting book! I loved it!

vandjays929 Apr 18, 2012

Im going to read this book!!

Cam149RTMS Apr 16, 2012

This book was written excellently! It takes a look into the lives of teenagers in present-day Afghanistan, but then turns into an exciting adventure! Read it today!

zai206rtms Apr 16, 2012

This book was very sad yet educational. Not the boring kind of educational.This book made me open my eyes to see the troubles the rest of the world are facing. I give a 5 star rating! Everyone should read it.

nee764rtms Apr 03, 2012

Thunder Over Kandahar was a really sad book. I felt so sad for Yasmine and Tamanna, the 2 girls. They endured so much. I learned a lot about how hard it is to be a girl in other countries. Not everyone is excepted everywhere. What was bad about the book was that I didn't always understand what was going on. Some parts didn't make sense at all! This book really showed me a different perspective and I also learned a lot more about the Taliban, the lifestyle, and the words of Afghanistan. It was a good book, but in my opinion, George Clooney Please Marry My Mom is better.

JED4LIFE Mar 30, 2012

this book teaches u so much about whats going on in Afghanistan and how mean the Taliban were...

are543rtms Mar 21, 2012

This book was really interesting and I couldn't stop reading it. The ending was really sad, how she forgets everything. I'm still confused if this was a real story or not but it was good. There was a lot of different settings and a lot of different adventures. I think that the story was really good but a bit sad since they have to go through so much. Anyway I think it's a good book.

eli108rtms Mar 19, 2012

This book was one of the most interesting and breath-taking books I have ever read. Once I started, I just could not stop. I got hooked right in. The way the author describes everything it truly feels like you're in the book itself. My favorite characters were Yasmine and Tammanna because no matter what, they wouldn't give up in what they believed in and wanted to do which was freedom and a chance at life. At the end, they were free, and could live a happy life.

NLS4 Mar 19, 2012

I had mixed feelings about this book. Yes, it relates to a real world issue, but I couldn't tap into the character's emotions. In a book where traumatic events occur, I need to be able to see what the character is feeling, and I think this book lacked that aspect. With all that being said, I feel this book opened my eyes a little more as to the situation in Afghanistan, and that is tough to do. Excellent content, poor execution.

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