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

ISBN9780316377560
PublisherHachette Book Group
Published2014/10/21
Pages320
Author Malala Yousafazi
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.2 Kg.
Height7.0 in.
Width4.2 in.
Depth1.0 in.

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

Malala Yousafazi

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2014/10/21

I come from a country that was created at midnight When I almost died it was just after midday.

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan. one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.On Tuesday. October 9. 2012. when she was fifteen. she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school. and few expected her to survive.Instead. Malalas miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in New York. At sixteen. she became a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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ISBN9780316377560
PublisherHachette Book Group
Published2014/10/21
Pages320
Author Malala Yousafazi
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.2 Kg.
Height7.0 in.
Width4.2 in.
Depth1.0 in.

Synopsis

I come from a country that was created at midnight When I almost died it was just after midday.

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan. one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.On Tuesday. October 9. 2012. when she was fifteen. she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school. and few expected her to survive.Instead. Malalas miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in New York. At sixteen. she became a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Buy I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafazi at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

Editorial Reviews

"The touching story will not only inform you of changing conditions in Pakistan, but inspire your rebellious spirit."

– Matthew Love, Time Out New York

"Ms. Yousafzai has single-handedly turned the issue of the right of girls-and all children-to be educated into headline news. And she is a figure worth hearing."

– Isabel Berwick, The Financial Times

"Wise beyond her years...."

– Annie Gowen, Marie Claire