I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World
Proof of the power one teen can have in fighting for what’s right. The true-life Katniss, battling evil with words and smarts. Malala was only ten when the Taliban took control of her Pakistani region. They said music was a crime. They banned women from the market. They said girls couldn’t go to school. But Malala was raised to speak up for her beliefs. So she blogged and spoke about girls’ rights to education. Then, in a revenge attack that shocked the world, she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman. No one expected her to survive. But she did. And she’s making a better world for women right now. See what she’s done. Then follow her lead.
- The true story of the Pakistani schoolgirl famously shot by the Taliban
- Malala is an international icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner
- A powerful, inspiring read told in Malala’s own words
- Shows what living in a Taliban area is really like for girls