ISBN 9781780622330,Malala - The Girl who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World

Malala - The Girl who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World



Hachette Book Publishing

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9781780622330

ISBN-10 1780622333


Number of Pages 224 Pages
Language (English)

Biographies & Autobiographies

Written in collaboration with critically acclaimed national book award finalist Patty McCormick, this is Malala's story, written for her peers. Meet the girl behind the icon-a girl who loves cricket, has spats with her best friend and on the day of the shooting, nearly overslept and missed an exam. A girl who saw women suddenly banned from public, schools blown up and Taliban opponents whipped in public. A girl whose homeland descended into a state of fear and repression and who found herself transformed from being some what shy and bookish into a fearless opponent of a murderous regime. This is the story of her passionate belief in every child's right to education, her determination to make that a reality throughout the world and her hope to inspire other children around the world to stand up for their rights alongside her. Includes brand new material about Malala's life after the shooting-adapting to life in a strange country, rehabilitation and her thoughts on the continued threats she faces, as well as new photos and illustrations.

About the Author 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 hot bed 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