I Am Malala Book By Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb [Online Reading, Summary, Review, Book, Download, PDF]

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban is an autobiographical book by Malala Yousafzai, co-written with Christina Lamb. It was published on October 8, 2013, by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in the United Kingdom and Little, Brown, and Company in the United States. The book details Yousafzai's early life, his father's ownership of schools and activism, the rise and fall of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan in Swat Valley and the assassination attempt against Yousafzai, when he was 15, after her activism for women's education, she received a positive critical reception and won awards, although it has been banned in many schools in Pakistan.

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

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when he was fifteen, he almost paid the final price. He was shot in the head at close range while riding the bus home from school, and few expected him to survive.

Instead, Malala's miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in New York. At sixteen, she became a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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I Am Malala is the remarkable story of a family uprooted by global terrorism, of the struggle for the education of girls, of a father who, himself a school owner, defended and encouraged his daughter to write and attend the school, and of brave parents who have a fierce love for their daughter in a society that rewards children.

About The Authors
Malala Yousafzai S.St (Malālah Yūsafzay: Urdu: ملالہ یوسفزئی; Pashto: ملاله یوسفزۍ [məˈlaːlə jusəf ˈzəj]; born July 12, 1997) is a Pakistani activist for women's education and the youngest Nobel Prize. He is known primarily for the defense of human rights for education and for women in his hometown of Swat, in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in northwestern Pakistan, where local Taliban sometimes forbade girls from attending the school. Yousafzai's defense has become an international movement.

Christina Lamb OBE (born May 15, 1966) is a British journalist who is currently a foreign correspondent for The Sunday Times. She was educated at the University College of Oxford (degree in philosophy, politics, and economics) and was a partner of Nieman at Harvard University. He is a member of the Royal Geographical Society. The foreign correspondent of the year has won four times.

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