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IL: LG - BL: 4.8 - AR Pts: 1
Growing up in the Swat Valley of Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai loved books and school. But in 2009, the Taliban came to power and closed all schools for girls. Malala, just eleven years old, began to speak and blog about the right of all children to receive an education. Soon fighting broke out and Malala's family fled the Swat Valley. After the fighting ceased, they returned home, and Malala continued to speak out. That's when she was shot by a Taliban...
IL: MG - BL: 7.6 - AR Pts: 2
This biography examines the remarkable life of Malala Yousafzai using easy-to-read, compelling text. Through striking black-and-white images and rich color photographs, readers will learn about Malala's family background, education, work as an education activist. Readers will also learn about the Islam religion and the Taliban. Informative sidebars enhance and support the text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts page, glossary,...