Malala Yousafzai by Claudia Martin
  

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Malala Yousafzai by Claudia Martin

Take a look at the life of Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Find out about her human rights advocacy for education and for women in her native province of northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school and the international movement it has inspired. Discover how Malala, a schoolgirl from Pakistan, stood up to the Taliban and defended her right to obtaining an education. From her initial blogging for the BBC, to the shooting that rocked the world, to her emergence as a powerful speaker in favour of feminist rights, Malala's story will amaze and inspire.

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A new biography of the youngest ever Nobel Prize recipient, in the Inspirational Lives series. The Bookseller This books hows students how Malala Yousafzai, a schoolgirl from Pakistan, stood up to the Taliban and defended her right to an education Parents In Touch

About the Author

CLAUDIA MARTIN has worked in book publishing for 17 years. She is the author of several books and websites for children and young people. Her favourite subjects are history, current affairs and technology.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Claudia Martin
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Publisher

Hodder Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

11th February 2016

ISBN

9780750293143


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