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Resources for The Kite Runner

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The Kite Runner Resources




Khaled Hosseini's personal website with bio information and essays by the author:



Official website for the movie:



Article released by Fox News highlighting controversy surrounding the movie:



National Geographic Society websites on Afghanistan:




Article about the first fashion show in Afghanistan in over a decade:

"Afghans get a taste of the catwalk"


Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, D.C.:

Embassy of Afghanistan website


Click on the Afghanistan category on the left for information on the geography, culture, etc.:

Visual Geography Series


ABC News Video Clips:

Buddahs of Bamiyan

Kite Running Returns To Afghanistan

Beauty School in Afghanistan 

Unseen Afghanistan


CIA World Fact Book Entry for Afghanistan:



Afghanistan Peace Organization (modern culture including a TV Guide for Afghanistan):



The New York Times website on Afghanistan with several articels and videos:

The New York Times- Afghanistan


Article and video in The Star profiling the song "I Am My Father's Son" by Dan Hill. This has great connections for father-son relationship in Kite Runner:



Resources for teachers:

The University of Texas at Arlington resources page for The Kite Runner:



Webquest for teachers on The Kite Runner:





American Place Theater- Literature to Life: The Kite Runner Resource packet:



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