Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai speaks directly to her peers in the young readers’ edition of her book

I am Malala Young Readers Edition_coverI Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young readers’ edition) (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, August 2014) is the official story of the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, told in her own words to readers close to her own age.

The young readers’ edition, co-written with Patricia McCormick, is a New York Times bestseller and has received praise from the likes of Publishers Weekly, which gave it a starred review.

”A searing and personal portrait of a young woman who dared to make a difference.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

The voice and tone of the autobiography are geared specifically for young readers, and the book features several photographs and stories not included in the adult edition, published in 2013.

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See below for additional media highlights:

Time Magazine’s 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014

Good Morning America interview

New York Times’ TimesTalks in conversation with Jodi Kantor

The New York Times Sunday Book Review, By the Book interview

Publishers Weekly: ’This Is Malala’: PW Talks with Malala Yousafzai

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GERMAN, Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag
GREEK (modern), S. Patakis Publications
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SPANISH, Alianza Editorial
ENGLISH (UK), Orion
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Reading materials:
Full English edition

Original publisher:
United States, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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