I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Was Shot By The Taliban
Written by one defiant young women who stood up to the mounting atrocities of terrorist Taliban, this book describes the journey of a simple Pakistani girl from Swat Valley who stood up for a basic right to education that nearly cost her, her life.
In order to teach her a lesson and to shut up every spark of revolution against the Taliban, the terrorist organisation shot Malala right in the head, at point-black range, but she survived the murderous attach.
In simple words and stunning prose, this book takes the reader on the extraordinary journey that Malala has taken from a remote village in Northern Pakistan to the posh halls of United Nations. A symbol of bravery, she has become a global icon for peace and human rights, and is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, ever in history.
Published by Orion Publishing Group, this is a bestselling memoir of the youth icon who fought all odds to stand by the right. It was even accorded as the non-fiction book of the year in 2014, when it was first published.
About the author:
Malala Yousafzai: A global youth and peace icon, Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education, and the youngest winner of Nobel Peace Prize. At the age of 11-12, she spoke out against the suppressive Taliban, who had banned girls from attending school. Having survived a bullet shot in the head, Malala today is an activist, whose advocacy has grown into an international movement demanding educational rights girls worldwide.