I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban

I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban
Yousafzai, Malala, 1997-
  • Item Type: Book - B 954.51 YOUS
  • Published: 2013
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Description

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.

Related Subjects

Young women--Education--Pakistan--Biography.
Children's rights--Pakistan--Biography.
Human rights

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ISBN:

9780297870920 (paperback)

ISBN:

9780297870913 (hardback)

ISBN:

9781780226583 (paperback)

ISBN:

9780316322409 (hardback)

Personal Author:

Yousafzai, Malala, 1997-

Title:

I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban / Malala Yousafzai ; with Christina Lamb.

Publication Info:

London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013

Physical description:

276 pages, 16 pages of plates : colour illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Contents:

Prologue: the day my world changed -- Pt. 1. 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 ; pt. 2. 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 -- pt. 3. Three bullets, three girls. The Valley of Sorrows ; Praying to be tall ; The woman and the sea ; A private Talibanization ; Who is Malala? -- pt. 4. Between life and death. "God, I entrust her to You" ; Journey into the unknown -- pt. 5. A second life. "The girl shot in the head, Birmingham" ; "They have snatched her smile" -- Epilogue: One child, one teacher, one book, one pen-- -- Important events in Pakistan and Swat -- A note on the Malala fund.

Personal subject:

Yousafzai, Malala, 1997-

Subject term:

Young women--Education--Pakistan--Biography.

Subject term:

Children's rights--Pakistan--Biography.

Subject term:

Human rights

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Lamb, Christina,

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