Description : The extraordinary true story of a young girl's courage in the face of violence and extremism, and an incredible testament to what can be achieved when we stand up for what we believe in. This illustrated adaptation of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's bestselling memoir, I Am Malala, introduces readers of 7+ to the remarkable story of a 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, Malala was taught to stand up for her beliefs. When terrorists took control of her region and declared that girls were forbidden from going to school, Malala refused to sacrifice her education. And on 9 October 2012, she nearly paid the ultimate price for her courage when she was shot on her way home from school. The book follows Malala's incredible journey to recovery in the aftermath of the attack, from the life-saving surgery she receives in a Birmingham hospital to her reunion with her family and their eventual relocation to England. Today Malala is a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest ever person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Her story of bravery and determination in the face of extremism is more timely now than ever.
Description : This Step 4 Biography Reader shares the inspiring story of Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Even as a young girl in Pakistan, Malala spoke up about the importance of girls’ education, via speeches and a blog. Since the Taliban regime was intent on denying girls an education and silencing anyone who disagreed with their laws, this was very dangerous. Malala was shot, but she survived the attack and it did not silence her. In fact, she spoke at the United Nations on her sixteenth birthday, just nine months after she was shot. Malala’s resolve has only magnified her voice, delivering her message of human rights to millions of people. Step 4 Readers use challenging vocabulary and short paragraphs to tell exciting stories. For newly independent readers who read simple sentences with confidence.
Description : 'Malala is an inspiration to girls and women all over the world.' - J.K. Rowling Written by Malala in collaboration with critically acclaimed author, Patricia McCormick, this children's edition tells the remarkable story of a girl who knew from a young age that she wanted to change the world - and did. Her journey will open your eyes to another world and will make you believe in hope, truth, miracles, and the determination of one person to inspire change. 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 9 October, 2012, she nearly lost her life for the cause. She was shot point-blank on her way home from school. No one expected her to survive. Now, she is an international symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner. This book is a must-read for anyone who believes in the power of change.
Description : When Malala Yousafzai was only 15 years old, she was shot in the head for speaking out about the importance of educating girls and women. However, she didn't let that attack silence her. Instead, she has become a global advocate for women's rights and education. Her captivating story is presented through fact-filled text, informative sidebars, full-color photographs, and quotes from the young activist. Malala Yousafzai is a living example of the idea that you're never too young to fight for what matters to you, and that is a lesson readers can use to inspire their own activism.
Description : *Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize* When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank range. Malala Yousafzai's extraordinary journey has taken her from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations. She has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. I Am Malala will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world. ***** 'Malala is an inspiration to girls and women all over the world' JK Rowling 'Moving and illuminating' Observer 'Inspirational and powerful' Grazia 'Her story is astonishing' Spectator
Description : A GOOD WORKS PROJECT: All proceeds benefit the Malala Fund.On the one-year anniversary of 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai's shooting by the Taliban for speaking out for the right of girls to an education, FutureCycle Press published a poetry collection in her honor. Edited by poets Joseph Hutchison and Andrea L. Watson, men and women all over the world contributed work to this anthology as part of a global outpouring of support for Malala. FutureCycle Press donates all proceeds from sale of the paperback and Kindle editions to the Malala Fund. To help raise awareness of her cause, a PDF version is also available on the press website for free download and sharing.
Description : She is Malala Yousafzai, a fragile looking teenage girl, who suddenly brought her otherwise infamous country Pakistan, into the limelight of respectability. She is the youngest ever Nobel Prize recipient. Malala is famous for her contribution in the field of human rights advocacy for education and for her struggle of supporting women rights in her native Swat Valley in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had banned girls from attending school. Malala's advocacy has since grown into an international movement. She dominated global news headlines, when on the afternoon of 9 October 2012; she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman. Overnight she became one of the most famous teenager in the world. This is about her incredible yet very inspiring life and struggle that made her an ideal human being.
Description : Imagine your world is torn apart by war. You can't go to school. You are not in control of your future. That is the world Malala Yousafzai faced as a young girl. But she took a stand. She went to school and spoke out against the violent regime taking over her community. They tried to kill her for it, but she lived and gained an even bigger audience. This is Malala's story--and how she used her voice to change the world. Featuring TIME For Kids content, this biography details the inspiring life of Malala Yousafzai. This high-interest title includes detailed photos and sidebars, stimulating facts, and clear, informational text to engage students as they build their critical literacy skills and academic vocabulary. This 6-pack includes six copies of this title and a culturally responsive, shared-reading focused lesson plan.
Description : Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring about change. She has continued to speak out for the right of all children to have an education. In 2014 she won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Description : The remarkable Malala Yousafzai is one of the most widely admired young women living. This biography traces her story from her youth in Pakistan's Swat Valley through her current work advocating for the rights and education of young women with the Malala Fund. Readers will learn about her struggle to get an education while living under the control of the Taliban and admire her courage in speaking out even after an assassination attempt. While there are many worthy role models, Yousafzai's age and the fact that her heroism is both recent and ongoing make her especially relatable for young readers.