I Am Malala

The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

Recommended by Adrienne Kisner, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #1 in Pakistan, Ranked #2 in Human Rightssee more rankings.

I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday.

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive.

Instead, Malala's miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a...

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Adrienne Kisner Malala’s story of triumph is a battle cry for girls (and boys) everywhere. Education can set you free. (Source)

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