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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

This book is about Malala Yousafzai
In "I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban," readers are introduced to the stirring narrative of Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani girl whose advocacy for education nearly cost her life. Published on October 8, 2013, this memoir encapsulates the struggle for girls' education under the oppressive regime of the Taliban. The youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala's journey from the Swat Valley in Pakistan to the United Nations in New York unfolds as a testament to the power of resilience and voice against terror. The book not only traces her personal and near-fatal confrontation on October 9, 2012, but also highlights the supportive role of her family, particularly her father who championed her education. Ideal for high school readers, this memoir delves into themes of education equity, gender equality, and racial justice, making it a profound narrative that inspires reflection on the impact of one voice in the global fight for social justice. This book is a clarion call to all, demonstrating unequivocally that youth can be pivotal changemakers.
Published by Little, Brown and Company on October 8, 2013
327 pages
ISBN: 9780316322409
Best for readers in High School
This book provides valuable insights into Education EquityGender Equality, and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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