By Karen Leggett Abouraya
The inspiring, precise tale of Malala Yousafzai, a tender Pakistani woman who stands up and speaks out for each child’s correct to schooling. although she and of her schoolmates have been specific through a Taliban gunman, a life-threatening harm merely reinforced her unravel. Malala spoke on the U.N. on her sixteenth birthday in 2013, 9 months after she was once shot. writer and journalist Karen Leggett Abouraya, writer of arms round the Library: maintaining Egypt’s valuable Books, brings Malala’s tale to lifestyles for younger readers. Malala’s tale is greater than a biography of a courageous and outspoken teen. it's a testomony to the facility of schooling to alter the area for girls and boys far and wide. "Winner of the California examining Association's 2015 EUREKA! Honor Award"
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