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"I Am Malala. This is my story. Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren't allowed to go to the market. They said girls couldn't go to school. 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 October 9, 2012, she nearly lost her life...
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Recounts Malala Yousafzai's stand against the Taliban for girls' education in Pakistan, her near death after being shot by the Taliban, and her continued fight for peace and the right to learn.
The inspiring true story of Malala Yousafzai, human rights activist and the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, from debut author/illustrator Lina Maslo. When Malala Yousafzai was born, people shook their heads because girls were considered bad luck. But her father looked into her eyes and knew she could do anything. In Pakistan, people said girls should not be educated. But Malala and her father were not afraid. She secretly went to school...
Growing up in the Swat Valley of Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai loved books and school. But in 2009, the Taliban came to power and closed all schools for girls. Malala, just eleven years old, began to speak and blog about the right of all children to receive an education. Soon fighting broke out and Malala's family fled the Swat Valley. After the fighting ceased, they returned home, and Malala continued to speak out. That's when she was shot by a Taliban...
"Ella creció en un lugar donde las mujeres debían permanecer calladas. Pero Malala Yousafzai se negó a hacerlo. Desafió las normas del Talibán, exigió que todas las niñas pudieran estudiar y casi pierde la vida por luchar por sus creencias. Conoce la historia de Malala a través de este impresionante relato y descubre cómo esta valiente niña consiguió cambiar el mundo." -- Amazon. "She grew up in a world where women were supposed...
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