I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Was Shot By The Taliban

by Malala Yousafzai
with Christina Lamb

Little, Brown And Company | June 2, 2015 | Trade Paperback

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Was Shot By The Taliban is rated 5 out of 5 by 1.
"Riveting.... It is difficult to imagine a chronicle of a war more moving, apart from perhaps the diary of Anne Frank." --Washington Post

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. In October 2012, when she was 15, Malala almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive. Instead, Malala''s miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in New York. At 16, she became a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Hailed by the Associated Press for its "arresting detail," I AM MALALA will make readers believe in the power of one person''s voice to inspire change in the world.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 336 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 in

Published: June 2, 2015

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316322423

ISBN - 13: 9780316322423

Found in: Biography and Memoir

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Her Journey & Struggles have brought me to tears ... Malala; what an inspirational young woman. Her journey & struggles have brought me to tears. Such a strong, confident and courageous girl. She fights for the right to an education, which so many take for granted. Subject to a heinous attack by the Taliban, she miraculously survives, and is able to tell her story while the world listens. I admire Malala's passion and determination as she continues her fight for the basic right of an education for all children across the globe. I am so very fortunate to have been born into a country of social equality, freedom of thought and most important: where education is the birthright of every child. 
Date published: 2014-03-07

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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Was Shot By The Taliban

by Malala Yousafzai
with Christina Lamb

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 336 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 in

Published: June 2, 2015

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316322423

ISBN - 13: 9780316322423

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"Riveting.... It is difficult to imagine a chronicle of a war more moving, apart from perhaps the diary of Anne Frank." --Washington Post

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. In October 2012, when she was 15, Malala almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive. Instead, Malala''s miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in New York. At 16, she became a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Hailed by the Associated Press for its "arresting detail," I AM MALALA will make readers believe in the power of one person''s voice to inspire change in the world.

About the Author

Malala Yousafzai came to public attention at the age of eleven by writing for BBC Urdu about life under the Taliban. Using the pen name Gul Makai, she often spoke about her family''s fight for girls'' education in her community.

Editorial Reviews

"Compelling. It''s a brave girl''s tale in an unsafe country, and it reveals her fierce determination to make the world a better place."-Michael Taube, Washington Times
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