I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban (English, Paperback, Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb)

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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban  (English, Paperback, Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
    • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
    • ISBN: 9781780226583, 1780226586
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    I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban depicts the life of Malala Yousafzai and how she came to be the winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

    Summary of the Book

    It was in the year 2009 that Malala, the little girl who has now become an icon of courage and hope around the world, started writing a blog. She shared her experiences in the Swat Valley under the control of the Taliban. The girls in the valley were not allowed to attend school on several occasions. This wasn’t long before Malala Yousafzai made herself known to the public through her frequent appearances in both Pakistani and international media. She strongly advocated freedom of education for everyone, especially for young girls and women in her valley and throughout the world. When she boarded her school bus in October 2011, she was shot by a gunman as soon as she told him her name. And although one of the bullets went through her forehead and into her shoulder, she endured the attack to come back even stronger, and people from all over the world were on her side of the battle. This is the fully updated edition of I Am Malala, the story of her bravery, which has made her a symbol of grit, peace, and hope.

    About Malala Yousafzai

    Malala Yousafzai is an activist for education who has received the Nobel Prize. In 2009, she started writing for a blog under a pseudonym for BBC, which gave away details of her life under Taliban occupation and how she wishes to promote education. In 2011, she was shot by a gunman thrice with one bullet hitting her forehead and running through the length of her face.

    About Christina Lamb

    Christina Lamb is a British journalist and currently the Foreign Correspondent for The Sunday Times. She always wanted to be a writer and write about people. She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and has won Foreign Correspondent of the Year four times.

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    • 1.02 Inches (US)
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    • 7.76 Inches (US)
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    • 5.24 in
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    Ratings & Reviews
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    5

    I am Malala. This is my story.

    A heart wrenching story of a brave young girl who did everything she could given her limited means and then some.

    The book majorly deals with the life of Malala before the shooting and touches briefly upon the changes in her life after.

    The first part of the book deals with a description of her background- her homeland within Pakistan called Swat, her heritage, culture, extended family and immediate family. Although coming from a conservative muslim family, Malala is clearly shaped more by ...
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    Mimansa Bairathi

    7 Jun, 2015

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    Really Nice

    If one is not given their basic human rights,they must fight until they get it.I completely love the way this book revolves around fighting for the basic human rights granted to each human by the Almighty.Malala serves as an inspiration for girls to stand up for their education and attain it.I salute Malala's strength and dauntless spirit owing to which she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.However,I do doubt the authenticity of the great acts of Malala mentioned in the book. Also,some parag...
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    Flipkart Customer

    14 Apr, 2017

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    mesmerising

    Mesmerised by her bravery. This is a must read. Inspired by her.
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    Sakshi Agrawal

    Certified Buyer, Patna

    5 Mar, 2016

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    must read

    it give me a idea of being how this girls are stuggling to their life and risking their life to make them educate and have a idea of how pakistan is and how they are being attacked by taliban, how they escape gives us a idea really inspiring story and a must read
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    deboshree roy

    Certified Buyer, Kolkata

    23 Feb, 2016

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    very moving

    Very inspiring!
    A motivational and very moving read.
    I love Malala!
    And an excellent service by flipkart. The seller "FUTURE" delivered the book in just two days. Loved the service.
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    Sneha Dutta

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    28 Apr, 2016

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    Perfect product!

    recommended by our teachers,if you want to buy don't think more.
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    Flipkart Customer

    Certified Buyer, Solapur

    22 Jul, 2018

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    Worst packaging and a duplicate book

    The book is not the original one, the book's cover page is torn and the book is bent, worst packaging, I got it for gifting purpose so highly dissapointed with flipkart's service this time
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    Arundhati Chanda

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    14 Jun, 2018

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    Pretty good

    Really it was nice book..every woman should read this book..good condition only but paper is yellow colour we can read also
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    rajkumar v

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    17 Jan, 2018

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    Just okay

    Awesome book
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    Aslam Khan

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    Excellent

    Simply amazing
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    Flipkart Customer

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    Questions and Answers
    Q:how many pages and chapters these book has
    A:24 chapters and 293 pages
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    Q:will i get a bookmark ?
    A:yep, Flipkart gives you one with every book.
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    Q:is it a boring one??
    A:no it's not , instead it's an interesting book ones you start reading the book you will want to finish it up in one go
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    Q:the book had more language as hindi,malayalam
    A:it's mainly English and the author used some hindi and Urdu words which is also explained in english...a good book to read and be empowered.
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    Q:are there some colored pages in the middle of the book too..?
    A:no coloured pages ....but there are few photographs of her childhood and life....
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    Q:What year's publication.
    A:2013
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    Q:is there in hindi language?
    A:yes
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    Q:Is it second hand book or a fresh one?
    A:its was fresh
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    Q:is there Malayalam copy
    A:Yes it is available.
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    Q:is there in Tamil language?
    A:Malayalam version of this book is available so I assume the Tamil version also will be available. It may not be available in Flipkart but you can definitely check in any book stall near you.
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