The Resource I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban, Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb ; with a new preface by the author

I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban, Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb ; with a new preface by the author

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I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban
Title
I am Malala
Title remainder
the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban
Statement of responsibility
Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb ; with a new preface by the author
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Language
eng
Summary
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive. 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 nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize. This is the remarkable tale of a family uprooted by global terrorism, of the fight for girls' education, of a father who, himself a school owner, championed and encouraged his daughter to write and attend school, and of brave parents who have a fierce love for their daughter in a society that prizes sons. This story will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world. -- Publisher's description
Awards note
Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, 2014
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
370.82095491
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • LC2330
  • LC2330
LC item number
  • .Y69 2015
  • .Y68 2015
Literary form
non fiction
I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban, Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb ; with a new preface by the author
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I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban, Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb ; with a new preface by the author
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before the Taliban. 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 -- The Valley of Death. 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 -- Three girls, three bullets. The Valley of Sorrows -- Praying to be tall -- The woman and the sea -- A private Talibanization -- Who is Malala? -- Between life and death. "God, I entrust her to You" -- Journey into the unknown -- A second life. "The girl shot in the head, Birmingham" ; "They have snatched her smile" -- One child, one teacher, one book, one pen-- -- Important events in Pakistan and Swat
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21 cm
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Edition
First Back Bay trade paperback edition.
Extent
xx, 330, 16 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780316286633
Lccn
2015295908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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color illustrations

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