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Title Malala Yousafzai : shot by the Taliban, still fighting for equal education / Matt Doeden.
Author Doeden, Matt, author.
Publication Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Company, [2015]
Copyright date ©2015
Description 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
Call # J B YOUSAFZAI D
Series Gateway biographies
Gateway biography.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
Contents Child of Pakistan -- A changed region -- Standing opposed -- Through the eyes of a child -- War zone -- Growing fame, growing danger -- Shots fired -- Critical condition -- The world stage -- Important dates.
Summary "On October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai was on her way home from school in Swat Valley, Pakistan, when she was shot in the head by members of the Taliban. Though she was only fifteen years old, the Taliban targeted her because she wrote blog posts and appeared on television defending girls' right to education in Pakistan. Malala survived the attack and went on to write a book, earn a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, and meet President Barack" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Yousafzai, Malala, 1997- -- Juvenile literature.
Taliban -- Juvenile literature.
Girls -- Education -- Pakistan -- Juvenile literature.
Girls -- Violence against -- Pakistan -- Juvenile literature.
Women social reformers -- Pakistan -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Pakistan -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781467749077 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper) :
1467749079 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)

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