I Am Malala
The Girl Who Stood up for Education and Was Shot by the TalibanLarge Print - 2013 | Large print ed.
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principeam Nov 20, 2015
What a great book! Written with Malala's distinct 'voice' - if you have ever seen an interview with this young woman, you will 'hear' it in her voice - I am Malala is a fascinating documentation of what it is like to live under a Taliban regime as well as an inspiring story. Malala is a great rol... Read More »
andiejpg Jul 30, 2015
A story of strength and courage.
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“Peace in every home, every street, every village, every country – this is my dream. Education for every boy and every girl in the world. To sit down on a chair and read my books with all of my friends at school is my right. To see each and every human being with a smile of happiness is my wish. I am Malala. My world has changed but I have not.” – Malala Yousafzai
"We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced."
"When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful."
My mother always told me, "Hide your face--people are looking at you." I would reply, "It doesn't matter; I'm also looking at them..."
I had no idea what New York and America were... We did not realize then that 9/11 would change our world too, and bring war into our valley.
“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced”
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Before the shooting, she emerged as a local activist for girls' education. After the shooting, her message and activism reached the global level. With determination and courage, Malala's dream for every girl in the world to go to school becomes contagious. Her story teaches us that being a spark for change doesn't require an old age.
The story of the young woman who stood up for girls education and nearly payed the ultimate price.
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