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Yousafzai, Malala,

I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban / Malala Yousafzai ; with Christina Lamb. - First edition. - viii, 327 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

A daughter is born -- My father the falcon -- Growing up in a school -- The village -- Why I don't wear earrings and Pashtuns don't say thank you -- Children of the rubbish mountain -- The mufti who tried to close our school -- The autumn of the earthquake -- Radio Mullah --Toffees, tennis balls, and the Buddhas of Swat -- The clever class ; The bloody square --The diary of Gul Makai -- A funny kind of peace -- Leaving the valley -- The Valley of Sorrows -- Praying to be tall -- The woman and the sea -- A private Talibanization -- Who is Malala? -- "God, I entrust her to You" -- Journey into the unknown -- "The girl shot in the head, Birmingham" -- "They have snatched her smile" -- One child, one teacher, one book, one pen.

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.

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Young women
Young women
Children's rights

LC2330 / .Y69 2013 LC2330 / .Y68 2013

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