When the Taliban took control of the Swat
Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought
for her right to an education. On Tuesday October 9,
2012, she almost paid the ultimate price. When she was shot in the head at
point blank range while riding the bus home from school, few expected her to
Instead, Malala’s 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 has become a
global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest ever nominee for the Nobel
I Am Malala is the remarkable tale of a family
uprooted by global terrorism, of the fight for girls’ education, and of
Malala’s parents’ fierce love for their daughter in a society that prizes sons.
It will make you
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