I Am Malala

I Am Malala

How One Girl Stood up for Education and Changed the World

Book - 2014
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"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 nominee. In this Young Readers Edition of her bestselling memoir, which 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. "-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers,, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316327930
031632793X
Characteristics: 230 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: McCormick, Patricia 1956-

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Love this book!! It teaches us girls can be brave too!

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ogringhuis
Feb 10, 2017

I really think Malala is a great example for all of us. She teaches that you don't have to be an adult to change the world.

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sierra_davis15
Aug 30, 2015

One of my personal heroes is a girl named Malala Yousafzai. She is a young Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban for protesting against women being denied education. She is a very inspirational girl who has dedicated her life to standing up for women's rights and the right to education. She has received many well deserved awards such as the Nobel Peace Prize. This book is her auto-biography of her hard journey. Not only does it shed light on her struggles, but the struggles of women worldwide. It show the importance of standing up for yourself as well. This is why I believe the title of the book: I AM MALALA fits so perfectly. She does not let anyone else decide who she is or what she is worth. She is the only one who can do that, this is something everyone should take to heart as well. This book, along with its amazing story, is well written. It was not hard to follow or misinterpret. The writing also flowed from chapter to chapter. I would recommend this book to anyone over the age of 13, because of some of topics discussed. But it should be read by everyone because of the importance of these issues. Both the discrimination of women and the lack of free speech in many countries. Overall this book was an interesting, informative and inspirational read. Her passion and courage really shines through in this book, thus causing the reader to feel the same way. This book is definitely a must for anyone.

ontherideau Aug 25, 2015

Children would benefit from reading this, to learn that there are children in the world who fight for basic human rights.

andiejpg Jul 30, 2015

A story of strength and courage.

white_fish_53 Jul 06, 2015

Malala is such an positive thinking women.who changed the world's thinking about girls. i am proud about the fact that Malala is from my place!!!!

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thiemer
Jun 09, 2015

Absolutely loved this book!

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marysiasmith
Mar 30, 2015

Fantastic biography! I have always been inspired by Malala's fearlessness!

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wilcar49
Oct 13, 2014

This book is for children and young teens.

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Jul 07, 2015

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Jun 09, 2015

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Oct 21, 2014

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thiemer
Jun 09, 2015

Find out what life is really like living in the Middle East in a peaceville village and how that changed after the Taliban took over, plus the incredible story of how she lived through being shot and came back as a spokesman for women around the world.

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thiemer
Jun 09, 2015

"I raise up my voice not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard."

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