The life Kamila Sidiqi had known changed overnight when the Taliban seized control of the city of Kabul. After receiving a teaching degree during the civil war—a rare achievement for any Afghan woman—Kamila was subsequently banned from school and confined to her home. When her father and brother were forced to flee the city, Kamila became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own.
Chapter 1: The News Arrives and Everything Changes
Chapter 2: A Time of Good-byes
Chapter 3: Stitching the Future Back Together
Chapter 4: The Plan Goes to Market
Chapter 5: An Idea Is Born . . . but Will It Work?
Chapter 6: Class Is in Session
Chapter 7: An Unexpected Wedding Party
Chapter 8: A New Opportunity Knocks
Chapter 9: Danger in the Night Sky
Epilogue: Kabul Jan, Kaweyan, and Kamila’s Faith in Good Fortune