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I Am Malala

How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Reader's Edition)
By Malala Yousafzai (Audiobook, 2014)
I Am Malala is the memoir of a remarkable 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 from a political family, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. I Am Malala tells her story of bravery and determination in the face of extremism, detailing the daily challenges of growing up in a world transformed by terror.

Written for her peers with critically-acclaimed author Patricia McCormick, this important book, which will include photos and illustrations, is about the value of speaking out against intolerance and hate. It's a message of hope from one girl who dreams of education for every girl in every country.
  • Hachette Audio
    • Format: Audiobook

    • Price: $22.98 US/$24.98 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9781478900474

    • On Sale Date: 08/19/2014

    • Publisher: Hachette Audio

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Electronic Book, Audiobook

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I Am Malala is the memoir of a remarkable 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 from a political family, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. I Am Malala tells her story of bravery and determination in the face of extremism, detailing the daily challenges of growing up in a world transformed by terror.

Written for her peers with critically-acclaimed author Patricia McCormick, this important book, which will include photos and illustrations, is about the value of speaking out against intolerance and hate. It's a message of hope from one girl who dreams of education for every girl in every country.

Malala Yousafzai was born in 1997 in the Swat Valley of Pakistan. In her short lifetime, she has already experienced devastating changes in her country, which has been transformed from a once peaceful land to a hotbed of terrorism. Malala, who now lives in Birmingham, England, says she has been given a second life, which she intends to devote to the good of the people and her belief that all girls everywhere deserve an education. The fund she started can be found at MalalaFund.org.
  • "Malala Yousafzai isn't the first to proclaim the pen mightier than the sword, but she is probably the only teenager to emerge defiant after taking a bullet for the right of literacy." (Los Angeles Times).

  • "Among Yousafzai's many gifts is the ability to convey both how extraordinary she herself is and how many children might be, too, if someone taught them how to read and write." (TheNewYorker.com).

  • "Everyone who laid eyes on Malala Yousafzai knew the Pakastani schoolgirl was someone special. When her mountain town of Mingora, in the Swat Valley, fell under Taliban rule, her courage made her a powerful symbol." (Vanity Fair).

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I Am Malala
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio
  • Price: $22.98 US/$24.98 CAN
  • Audio Run Time: 450
  • ISBN-13: 9781478900474
  • On Sale Date: 08/19/2014
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