We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

January 8, 2019|
We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai
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"A stirring and timely book." --New York TimesBook Review
After her father was murdered, María escaped in the middle of the night with her mother.


Zaynab was out of school for two years as she fled war before landing in America. Her sister, Sabreen, survived a harrowing journey to Italy.

Ajida escaped horrific violence, but then found herself battling the elements to keep her family safe.

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In her powerful new book, Nobel Peace Prize winner andNew York Times-bestselling authorMalala Yousafzaiintroduces some of the people behind the statistics and news stories about the millions of people displaced worldwide.

Malala''s experiences visiting refugee camps caused her to reconsider her own displacement -- first as an Internally Displaced Person when she was a young child in Pakistan, and then as an international activist who could travel anywhere in the world except to the home she loved. In We Are Displaced, which is part memoir, part communal storytelling, Malala not only explores her own story, but she also shares the personal stories of some of the incredible girls she has met on her journeys -- girls who have lost their community, relatives, and often the only world they''ve ever known.

In a time of immigration crises, war, and border conflicts, We Are Displaced is an important reminder from one of the world''s most prominent young activists that every single one of the 68.5 million currently displaced is a person -- often a young person -- with hopes and dreams.
Malala Yousafzaiis a cofounder and board member of Malala Fund. Malala began her campaign for education at age eleven, when she anonymously blogged for BBC Urdu about life under the Taliban in Pakistan''s Swat Valley. Inspired by her father''s activism, Malala soon began advocating publicly for girls'' education, attracting internation...
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Title:We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:256 pages, 8.62 X 5.88 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.62 X 5.88 X 1 in
Published:January 8, 2019
Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:14
ISBN - 13:9780316529488

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