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One thing that has helped them survive each other The book features stunning photographs by award winning photojournalist Rafal Gerszak The New York Times BBC World News that bring readers an immediate sense of the faces and landscape of Afghanistan Filled with tension and drama Thunder Over Kandahar paints a vivid portrait of the perils of contemporary Afghanista. Realistic fiction survival family friendshipYasmine along with her father and mother have moved to Afhganistan the birthplace of her parents The book takes place after September 11th and the UN has entered the country Yasmine s family has returned to Afhganistan to be help the country rebuild Unfortunately early in the book Yasmine s mother is attacked by men in black turbans with clubs because she is not accompanied by a man and does not wear a burka The father is asked to take a leave of absence from his university position because his lectures on world religion discuss that Christians Jews and Muslims are all connected to Abraham Even though the Taliban are not ruling Afhganistan they still try to keep their rules Yasmine has a difficult time adjusting to Afhganistan s do nots such as not meeting a man s gaze being alone with a boy or man who is not a relative not showing any skin not attending school etc Imagine Me of the faces and landscape Beyond Temptation of Afghanistan Filled with tension and drama Thunder Over Kandahar paints a vivid portrait Past Due Debt Collection of the perils Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt of contemporary Afghanista. Realistic fiction survival family friendshipYasmine along with her father and mother have moved to Afhganistan the birthplace The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline of her parents The book takes place after September 11th and the UN has entered the country Yasmine s family has returned to Afhganistan to be help the country rebuild Unfortunately early in the book Yasmine s mother is attacked by men in black turbans with clubs because she is not accompanied by a man and does not wear a burka The father is asked to take a leave The Accidental Activist on world religion discuss that Christians Jews and Muslims are all connected to Abraham Even though the Taliban are not ruling Afhganistan they still try to keep their rules Yasmine has a difficult time adjusting to Afhganistan s do nots such as not meeting a man s gaze being alone with a boy Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions or man who is not a relative not showing any skin not attending school etc

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Es an arranged marriage to an older man and the Taliban targets Yasmine’s western educated family the girls realize they must flee Traveling through the heart of Taliban territory the two unaccompanied young women find themselves in mortal danger After suffering grave injuries Tamanna from a fall and Yasmine from a suicide bombing the girls are left without the. I thought this was a well written novel about the history of Afghanistan and how the Taliban took over and how much daily life changed under their control The two main characters Tamanna and Yasmine come from 2 different walks of life but grow to become best friends Tamanna born and raised in Afghanistan her and her mother often gets beaten by her uncle Yasmine was born in England after her parent fled Afghanistan when the Taliban first started They decided to go back they thought they thought the Taliban were defeated and wanted to help rebuild but they were wrong Eventually both of Yasmine s parents were stuck injured and sick in hospitals So she was alone to try and escape the Taliban She met up with Tamana and together they tried to escape through the heart of Taliban territory until they got separated by the Taliban You can learn in this novel things you cant in history textbooks the fear of the citizens of Afghanistan who s lives are at risk every single day and are trying desperately to flee the country It showed truly how bad the Taliban really was and it made the reader feel bad for all the innocent people whose lives were ruined by the Taliban The part that grabbed my attention most about this book is the struggle and how hard people tried to get away from the Taliban The novel made me feel like I was in the situation and how desperate people were to leaving for a better lifethe part I disliked about this book was that the somewhat confusing point of view It switches back and forth between Tamanna and Yasmine even throughout chapters It was sometimes confusing to know who s view I was reading at certain points along the story Beyond Temptation older man and the Taliban targets Yasmine’s western educated family the girls realize they must flee Traveling through the heart Past Due Debt Collection of Taliban territory the two unaccompanied young women find themselves in mortal danger After suffering grave injuries Tamanna from a fall and Yasmine from a suicide bombing the girls are left without the. I thought this was a well written novel about the history Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt of Afghanistan and how the Taliban took The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline over and how much daily life changed under their control The two main characters Tamanna and Yasmine come from 2 different walks The Accidental Activist often gets beaten by her uncle Yasmine was born in England after her parent fled Afghanistan when the Taliban first started They decided to go back they thought they thought the Taliban were defeated and wanted to help rebuild but they were wrong Eventually both Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions of Yasmine s parents were stuck injured and sick in hospitals So she was alone to try and escape the Taliban She met up with Tamana and together they tried to escape through the heart Brenda has a dragon in her blood of Taliban territory until they got separated by the Taliban You can learn in this novel things you cant in history textbooks the fear Divan Of Rudaki of the citizens Choice Stories for Children of Afghanistan who s lives are at risk every single day and are trying desperately to flee the country It showed truly how bad the Taliban really was and it made the reader feel bad for all the innocent people whose lives were ruined by the Taliban The part that grabbed my attention most about this book is the struggle and how hard people tried to get away from the Taliban The novel made me feel like I was in the situation and how desperate people were to leaving for a better lifethe part I disliked about this book was that the somewhat confusing point Öbür Divan of view It switches back and forth between Tamanna and Yasmine even throughout chapters It was sometimes confusing to know who s view I was reading at certain points along the story

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A powerful novel of enduring friendship set amid the terror and chaos of present day Afghanistan Best friends Tamanna and Yasmine cannot believe their good fortune when a school is set up in their Afghan village; however their dreams for the future are shattered when the Taliban burns down the school and threatens the teacher and students with death As Tamanna fac. The book Thunder Over Kandahar by Sharon E Mckay is a very interesting book with many twists and turn as you readI give thunder Over Kandahar a four star rating I would recomend it to everyone It is a realistic fiction because it talks about real life of people in Afghanistan What they do everyday and why Pretty much what life is like there being a girlThis book focuses on a story about two thirteen year old girls Tamanna and Yasmine Yasmine s parents are originally from Afghanistan but moved to England and the story starts when they move back in this story Yasmine faces difficulties in the culture of Afghanistan For example girls are not allowed to go to school because people think that they need to stay home and clean and cook where as in England she was allowed to go to school In Afghanistan She is not allowed to leave the house without a male accompanying her in England she was free to do anything Although things do get alot better for Yasmine when she meets her new best friend Tamanna They share their knowledge and stories of home with each other and form and amazing friendship But things go down hill when Tamanna has an arranged marriage with an older man and Yasmine s parents are accused as being spy s Tamanna and Yasmine decide they have to leave And getting to Pakistan may not be as easy as it seamed beforeI think this book is a well writing realistic fiction book about life in Afghanistan It was fun to read this book because the things that go on in the book really do happen in Afghanistan which makes it very interesting Although at one point in the beginning of the book it got a little bit confusing but as soon as the story picked up it was very much interesting I would rate it a 4 out of 5 over allThe thing that made this book very interesting was the literary devices they used Ex Similes Metaphors and imagery language For Example on page 165 the book states Her eyes as black as pebbles under water glistened a great plug of chewing tobacco lay like donkey turd in the middle of the path and Khariji soldiers manning long thin machine guns and wearing black helmets and menacing looking masks bore down upon them These are just a few examples of Thunder Over Kandahar s literary devices Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche of enduring friendship set amid the terror and chaos Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, of present day Afghanistan Best friends Tamanna and Yasmine cannot believe their good fortune when a school is set up in their Afghan village; however their dreams for the future are shattered when the Taliban burns down the school and threatens the teacher and students with death As Tamanna fac. 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  • Paperback
  • 264
  • Thunder Over Kandahar
  • Sharon E. McKay
  • English
  • 19 August 2018
  • 9781554512669

10 thoughts on “Thunder Over Kandahar

  1. says:

    Thunder Over Kandahar is often recommended in reviews to be used in Social Studies classes to teach current events For tho

  2. says:

    Sharon McKay's new novel set in Afghanistan packs an emotional punch Full of horror and hope at the same time readers gain insight into the conditions in Afghanistan and an understanding of their culture and people While there are violent events it's not a graphic book and it's about the human story Absolutely worth the read and a different perspective on a hot button topic

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    The book Thunder Over Kandahar by Sharon E Mckay is a very interesting book with many twists and turn as you readI give thunder Over K

  4. says:

    Thunder Over Kandahar by Sharon E McKay is a thought provoking book that tells the story of two girls living in Afghanistan In the book there

  5. says:

    After reading Thunder Over Kandahar by Sharon E McKay I decided that overall it was a pretty good book It started out pretty uickly when Yasmines' mother was beaten by members of the Taliban I enjoyed how it instantly got the reader

  6. says:

    I thought this was a well written novel about the history of Afghanistan and how the Taliban took over and how much daily life changed under their control The two main characters Tamanna and Yasmine come from 2 different walks of life but grow to become best friends Tamanna born and raised in Afghanistan her and her mother often ge

  7. says:

    This one kept me awake all night as I couldn't stand the suspense and had to read on Yasmine born and raised in Britain of Afghani parents finds herself reluctantly in a village in Afghanistan with them and is having a hard time adjusting to the traditional restrictions placed upon women She befriends an an Afghani teen girl from a poor family and the two become like sisters However when the new school opens and the two

  8. says:

    Realistic fiction survival family friendshipYasmine along with her father and mother have moved to Afhganistan the birthplace of her parents The book takes place after September 11th and the UN has entered the country Yasmine's family has returned to Afhganistan to be help the country rebuild Unfortunately early in the book Yasmine's mother is attacked by men in black turbans with clubs because she is not accompanied by a man a

  9. says:

    Thunder Over Kandahar by Sharon E Mckay is an amazing book that grabed my attention all the way through the book It was an insparational book that taught me never to leave anybody behind everIn this story 14 year old Yasmin went for a walk with her mother who started singing a lulaby to her but mid song the taliban came from nowhere

  10. says:

    This is a pretty uick read about two friends in modern day Afghanistan It is a pretty realistic book but for some reason didn't keep my interest for very long At one point when Yasmine lost her memory I thought that was so out of the blue and random I think the author could have worked that into the story a lit

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