Malala's Magic Pencil

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Author: Malala Yousafzai

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 031631983X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Nobel Peace Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Malala Yousafzai's first picture book, inspired by her own childhood. * "This is a wonderful read for younger students that will also provide insight and encourage discussion about the wider world. ... The simplicity of Yousafzai's writing and the powerful message she sends, make this book inspirational for all." --- School Library Journal (starred review) Malala's first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around them. As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she grew older, Malala saw that there were more important things to wish for. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard every day to make her wishes come true. This beautifully illustrated volume tells Malala's story for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed Malala to hold on to hope even in the most difficult of times.

Malala's Magic Pencil

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Author: Malala Yousafzai

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241322553

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil that she could use to redraw reality. She would use it to give gifts to her family, to erase the smell from the rubbish dump near her house, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. As she grew older, Malala wished for bigger and bigger things. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard every day to make her wishes come true. This beautifully illustrated picture book tells Malala's story, in her own words, for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed her to hold on to hope and to make her voice heard even in the most difficult of times.

For the Right to Learn

Malala Yousafzai's Story

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Author: Rebecca Langston-George

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1491460717

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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"Tells Malala Yousafzai's harrowing story of standing up for girls' education against the Taliban, being shot in the head, and surviving to continue the fight"--

Malala Yousafzai

Warrior with Words

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Author: Karen Leggett Abouraya

Publisher: StarWalk Kids Media

ISBN: 9781681860077

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 36

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The inspiring, true story of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani girl who stands up and speaks out for every child s right to education. Though she and two of her schoolmates were targeted by a Taliban gunman, a life-threatening injury only strengthened her resolve."

I Am Malala

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Author: Malala Yousafzai

Publisher: Gollancz

ISBN: 9781474603584

Category:

Page: N.A

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*Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize* When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank range. Malala Yousafzai's extraordinary journey has taken her from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations. She has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. I Am Malala will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world.

We Are Displaced

True Stories of Refugee Lives

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Author: Malala Yousafzai

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN: 9781474610049

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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Starting with her own story of displacement as an Internally Displaced Person, Malala will introduce readers to what it means to lose your home, your community, and the only world you've ever known. She will share the personal stories of some of the incredible girls she has met on her various journeys to refugee camps and the cities where refugee girls and their families have settled. The anecdotes will focus on different parts of each girl's story - from what it was like the day she left her home to what daily life is like in a refugee camp. In a time of immigration crises, war, and border conflicts, WE ARE DISPLACED is an important reminder from one of the most famous people to experience displacement that everyone deserves universal human rights and a home.

Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan

Two Stories of Bravery

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Author: Jeanette Winter

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481422944

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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"A lushly illustrated picture-book biography of two young Pakistani heroes, Malala Yousafzai and Iqbal Masih, from acclaimed nonfiction author/illustrator Jeanette Winter"--

We Are Displaced

My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

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Author: Malala Yousafzai

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316523666

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 224

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With her powerful new book, Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai will start with her own story of displacement as an Internally Displaced Person to show what it means to lose your home, your community, and the only world you've ever known. She will also share the personal stories of some of the incredible girls she has met on her various journeys to refugee camps and the cities where refugee girls and their families have settled. In a time of immigration crises, war, and border conflicts, We Are Displaced is an important reminder from one of the world's most famous persons who experienced displacement that everyone deserves universal human rights and a home.

Malala

The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World

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Author: Malala Yousafzai,Patricia McCormick

Publisher: Indigo

ISBN: 9781780622163

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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Written in collaboration with critically acclaimed NATIONAL BOOK AWARD finalist Patricia McCormick, Malala tells her story - from her childhood in the Swat Valley to the shooting, her recovery and new life in England. She's a girl who loves cricket, gossips with her best friends, and, on the day of the shooting, nearly overslept and missed an exam. A girl who saw women suddenly banned from public, schools blown up, the Taliban seize control, and her homeland descend into a state of fear and repression. This is the story of her life, and also of her passionate belief in every child's right to education, her determination to make that a reality throughout the world, and her hope to inspire others.

Malala

My Story of Standing Up for Girls' Rights

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Author: Malala Yousafzai

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1526361582

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

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This illustrated adaptation of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's bestselling memoir, I Am Malala, introduces readers of 7+ to the remarkable story of a teenage girl who risked her life for the right to go to school. Raised in a changing Pakistan by an enlightened father from a poor background and a beautiful, illiterate mother, Malala was taught to stand up for her beliefs. When terrorists took control of her region and declared that girls were forbidden from going to school, Malala refused to sacrifice her education. And on 9 October 2012, she nearly paid the ultimate price for her courage when she was shot on her way home from school. The book follows Malala's incredible journey to recovery in the aftermath of the attack, from the life-saving surgery she receives in a Birmingham hospital to her reunion with her family and their eventual relocation to England. Today Malala is a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest ever person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Her story of bravery and determination in the face of extremism is more timely now than ever.

Malala

Activist for Girls' Education

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Author: Raphaële Frier

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

ISBN: 1580897851

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 45

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Malala Yousafzai stood up to the Taliban and fought for the right for all girls to receive an education. When she was just fifteen-years old, the Taliban attempted to kill Malala, but even this did not stop her activism. At age eighteen Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work to ensure the education of all children around the world. Malala's courage and conviction will inspire young readers in this beautifully illustrated biography. Batchelder Award Honor Book "A realistic and inspiring look at Malala Yousafzai's childhood in Taliban-controlled Pakistan and her struggle to ensure education for girls" -- Kirkus Reviews "Surpasses [similar books] in contextual scope" -- School Library Journal "A solid introduction to the Nobel Peace Prize winner"-- Publisher's Weekly

I Dissent

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

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Author: Debbie Levy,Elizabeth Baddeley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481465597

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable! Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere. This biographical picture book about the Notorious RBG, tells the justice’s story through the lens of her many famous dissents, or disagreements.

Dear Malala, We Stand with You

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Author: Rosemary McCarney

Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0553521225

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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An inspiring letter to Malala Yousafzai, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, that is both a show of support and a call to action for girls around the world. Malala became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize after she survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking out in favor of a girl's right to an education. She survived this brutal attack and has emerged as a very powerful voice for social justice in the world. Dear Malala, We Stand with You captures the impact Malala has had on girls from all walks of life. In powerfully simple language and stunning photographs, the struggles from poverty and violence faced by girls everywhere become a catalyst for change. The book includes an excerpt from Malala’s UN speech and provides readers with ways they can help and participate. Malala’s bravery has shown that one person and one voice is enough to change the world. As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, the terrorists are most afraid of "the girl with a book." Author Rosemary McCarney has over 20 years of international development work and runs the Canadian operations of Plan International as President and CEO. From the Hardcover edition.

The Magic Pencil

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Author: Ben Spies

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780473377779

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 162

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What would you do if you found a Magic Pencil? Meet Bob. He found a Magic Pencil one day on his way to school and now his life will never be the same again. The Fakeys want to take over the world! They will do anything to take the pencil from Bob. Will they succeed? Join Bob and his friends in this amazing adventure as they embark on an unexpected journey to save the world!

Mae Among the Stars

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Author: Roda Ahmed

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062651730

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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An Amazon Best Book of the Month A beautiful picture book for sharing, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, Mae Among the Stars is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts! When Little Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and discovering. She wanted to be an astronaut. Her mom told her, "If you believe it, and work hard for it, anything is possible.” Little Mae’s curiosity, intelligence, and determination, matched with her parents' encouraging words, paved the way for her incredible success at NASA as the first African American woman to travel in space. This book will inspire other young girls to reach for the stars, to aspire for the impossible, and to persist with childlike imagination.

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up

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Author: Laura Atkins,Stan Yogi

Publisher: Fighting for Justice

ISBN: 9781597143684

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 103

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The first major book for young people to tell the Internment story of one man and to talk about how he fought against its legality for 40 years and won

The Bumblebear

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Author: Nadia Shireen

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446495124

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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There's a new bee at Bee School. But that bee is not a bee... It's a BEAR! Cheeky, sneaky Norman has a cunning plot to trick the bees and steal their honey. In his best bee onesie, Norman makes quite a convincing bee -- but how long will his disguise last? And when the hive is endangered can he finally discover his true destiny and become The Bumblebear?

Miss Don't Touch Me

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Author: Hubert

Publisher: NBM Publishing

ISBN: 1561638897

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 192

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In 1930s Paris, the "Butcher of the Dances" is on the prowl for young, loose women, and local dominatrix Agatha suddenly turns up dead. Everyone assumes it was suicide, but her sister Blanche is convinced that the Butcher is responsible. She decides to take matters into her own hands, and in her pursuit, she ends up hired into a luxury house of call-girls. She soon becomes adept at certain practices, but she does not lose sight of her ultimate goal—to find her sister's killer. A suspenseful spicy tale as only the French could so lightly get away with, this work is deceptive in its depth and realism.

Lines

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Author: Suzy Lee

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452168571

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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It starts with a line. Whether made by the tip of a pencil or the blade of a skate, the magic starts there. And magic once again flows from the pencil and imagination of internationally acclaimed artist Suzy Lee. With the lightest of touches, this masterwork blurs the lines between real and imagined, reminding us why Lee's books have been lauded around the world, recognized on New York Times Best Illustrated Books lists and nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international honor given to children's book creators. This seemingly simple story about a young skater on a frozen pond will charm the youngest of readers while simultaneously astounding book enthusiasts of any age. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which looks almost identical to the print edition.