A student-run Afghan Market organized by teacher Sarah Cook was held Wednesday at Children's Montessori and Preparatory School on Murray Street.

Students recently finished a study of the novel The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis, which takes place in Afghanistan during the time it was controlled by the Taliban.

The upper elementary one students (Grades 5 and 6) at the school continued their understanding of the Afghan culture by hosting the Afghan Market and fundraiser in their classroom.

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