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Resources for The Kite Runner

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The Kite Runner Resources

 

Links:

 

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

www.khaledhosseini.com

 

Official website for the movie:

http://www.kiterunnermovie.com/club/

  

Article released by Fox News highlighting controversy surrounding the movie:

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,243630,00.html

 

National Geographic Society websites on Afghanistan:

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/landincrisis/ethnic.html

http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/places/countries/country_afghanistan.html

 

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:

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/af.html

 

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

www.afghanistan.org/

 

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:

http://www.thestar.com/article/584095

 

Resources for teachers:

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

http://www.uta.edu/uac/one-book/resources-for-the-kite-runner

 

Webquest for teachers on The Kite Runner:

http://web.syr.edu/~rdiflori/webquest/kiterunner.html

 

http://www.onlib.org/website/reading/cnyreads/kite_runner/teaching.htm#reading

 

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

 

 KiteRunner.pdf

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