I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World (young Readers Edition) by Malala YousafzaiI Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World (young Readers Edition) by Malala Yousafzaisticker-burst

I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World (young Readers Edition)

byMalala YousafzaiAs told byPatricia McCormick

Paperback | June 14, 2016

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The bestselling memoir by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.

I Am Malala. This is my story.

Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren't allowed to go to the market. They said girls couldn't go to school.

Raised in a once-peaceful area of Pakistan transformed by terrorism, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. So she fought for her right to be educated. And on October 9, 2012, she nearly lost her life for the cause: She was shot point-blank while riding the bus on her way home from school.

No one expected her to survive.

Now Malala is an international symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner. In this Young Readers Edition of her bestselling memoir, which has been reimagined specifically for a younger audience and includes exclusive photos and material, we hear firsthand the remarkable story of a girl who knew from a young age that she wanted to change the world -- and did.

Malala's powerful story will open your eyes to another world and will make you believe in hope, truth, miracles and the possibility that one person -- one young person -- can inspire change in her community and beyond.

Since Malala Yousafzai was born in 1997 in Pakistan, she has seen her country transformed from a once peaceful land to a hotbed of terrorism. Malala, who now lives in Birmingham, England, intends to devote her life to the good of the people and her belief that all girls deserve an education.
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Title:I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World (young Readers Edition)Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:June 14, 2016Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316327913

ISBN - 13:9780316327916

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from absolutely worth the read Less than 200 pages and written with phenomenal voice, clarity, and wisdom well beyond her years. Do yourself a favor and set aside a couple hours to listen to what this young woman has to say.
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome she is such an inspiration
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Touches the heart and soul! I would recommend it to everyone I know, female or male.
Date published: 2017-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Truly inspirational. This young woman has made such an impact on the world through her efforts on the world stage. Everyone should read this book
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An inspiration No one can read this book without being hopeful that there is true and pure good out there in the world. A must read
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful An inspiring, intelligent and brave young girl who is creating a better world for all of us who live in it.
Date published: 2017-02-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing example and life story I bought this so my teenager daughter would read it. I read it first then and it was so worth it. A great example when we say how valuable education is, that women should have the same rights as men. We take so many things for granted and the book shows how we should overcame barriers and not get so easily comfortable in our lives and support these type of examples. Amazing life story and she is not even 20 years old.
Date published: 2017-02-08

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[Yousafzai's] strong voice and ideals come across on every page, emphasizing how her surroundings and supportive family helped her become the relevant figure she is today....-SLJ