Aung San Suu Kyi was born to lead. Following in the footsteps of her dissident father, Aung San, she has resisted the machinations of a corrupt government for years and paid dearly for it. In a largely biographical format, this book details Aung's rise as an opposition leader in Myanmar (formerly Burma), telling the story of a woman who willingly sacrificed her freedoms for those of her people. Background information and notable moments in her struggle are called out in boxed inserts.
Series: Making a Difference: Leaders Who are Changing the World Series
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1110
ISBN: 9781622754311 (E-book)