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Free as a bird : the story of Malala

Author: Lina Maslo
Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publshisers [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Simple text introduces the inspiring true story of Malala Yousafzai, human rights activist and the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. In Pakistan, people said girls should not be educated. Malala's father sent her to school, and she spoke up for education in her country. Though an enemy tried to silence her powerful voice, she would not keep quiet. Now she advocates for the right to education and
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Picture books
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Malala Yousafzai; Malala Yousafzai
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lina Maslo
ISBN: 9780062560773 0062560778
OCLC Number: 985072993
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
Contents: "The inspiring true story of Malala Yousafzai, human rights activist and the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, from debut author/illustrator Lina Maslo. When Malala Yousafzai was born, people shook their heads because girls were considered bad luck. But her father looked into her eyes and knew she could do anything. In Pakistan, people said girls should not be educated. But Malala and her father were not afraid. She secretly went to school and spoke up for education in her country. And even though an enemy tried to silence her powerful voice, she would not keep quiet. Malala traveled around the world to speak to girls and boys, to teachers, reporters, presidents, and queens --
to anyone who would listen --
and advocated for the right to education and equality of opportunity for every person. She would shout so that those without a voice could be heard. So everyone could be as free as a bird. Free as a Bird is the inspiring true story of a fearless girl and the father who taught her to soar." --
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"With elegant prose and evocative imagery, Free as a Bird takes even the youngest reader by the hand into Malala's world, a world where pure determination can help shape a better future." -- Read more...

 
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