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cover Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words

by Karen Leggett Abouraya

illustrated by L.C. Wheatley

StarWalk Kids Media 2014
ISBN 978-1-63083-316-9
eBook, paperback, hardback – English, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, coming soon in Korean, Chinese, Arabic

2015 California Reading Association - 
Eureka! Silver Honor Award

2014 IBBY Sweden Peter Pan Prize for
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ranslated into Swedish

 

Kirkus Review
“…her words and her storytelling are clear and moving, revealing a real talent for understanding young audiences.” 

Resources to Guide Young People who are Ready to Take a Stand

girl at Chesapeake FestivalMalala Fund is led by Malala Yousafzai and her father to advocate for education for boys and girls all over the world; gather the stories of children who help and are helping; and raise funds to support quality education.

School Girls Unite  was started in Maryland by middle school girls who talked with young women from Mali about the unfair treatment of girls in many poor countries. Together these girls created an action guide called “Girls Gone Activist.” They also lobbied to start an International Day of the Girl which is now celebrated every year on October 11.

 Girls, Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy. 

The United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up gives American girls the chance to become world leaders, beginning by creating their own girls clubs.

Girl Rising is a film about nine extraordinary girls in Cambodia, Haiti, Nepal, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Sierra Leone, and Afghanistan – each one battling many obstacles to go to school.

Global Campaign for Education works to improve education for both boys and girls, all over the world.  

Ban Bossy  is a Girl Scout campaign encouraging girls to lead.

A World at School is a campaign and petition drive to ensure all children gain the right to an education before the end of 2015

 

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