The courageous, determined Malala Yousafzai, who became an internationally recognized advocate for the education of women and girls, survived an assassination attempt and won the Nobel Peace Prize, all while she was still in her teens. Young readers will be engaged by Yousafzai’s incredible story. They’ll also learn how important her parents’ support has been to the young activist and will develop a better understanding of the culture in which Yousafzai was raised. The world can always use more positive female role models, and Yousafzai’s youth and forthrightness make her especially accessible to young readers. A real asset to any collection.
Series: Britannica Beginner Bios III
Interest Level: Grades 1-4
Guided Reading Level: G
Lexile Level: 690
ISBN: 9781680482539 (Print) 9781508100188 (E-book)