I Am Malala
is the memoir of a remarkable teenage girl who risked her life for the right to go to school. Raised in a changing Pakistan by an enlightened father from a poor background and a beautiful, illiterate mother from a political family,
Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. I Am Malala tells her story of bravery and determination in the face of extremism, detailing the daily challenges of growing up in a world transformed by terror.
Written for her peers with critically acclaimed author Patricia McCormick, this important book is about the value of speaking out against intolerance and hate. It’s a message of hope from one girl who dreams of education for every girl in every country.
|Publisher:||Blackstone Audio, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.20(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||10 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Malala Yousafzai, the educational campaigner from
Swat Valley, Pakistan, came to public attention 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. In recognition of her courage and advocacy, she was honored with the National Peace Prize in Pakistan in 2011 and nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize in the same year. She is the youngest ever person nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. She was shortlisted for Time Magazine Person of the Year and has received numerous other awards. She continues to champion universal access to education through
The Malala Fund, a nonprofit organization investing in community-led education programs and supporting education advocates around the world.