The youngest ever Nobel Prize laureate, Pakistani women’s rights activist Malala Yousafzai, is the 26th hero in theNew York Timesbestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.
Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 17 for speaking out against injustice even when it was terrifying to do so. She was an ordinary Muslim girl who wanted to attend school, and she refused to stop protesting for her rights even after being attacked by a powerful group in Pakistan who wanted women to remain in the shadows. She continues to fight for women’s rights and free education for children all over the world.
This friendly, fun biography series inspired the PBS Kids TV showXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum.One great role model at a time, these books encourage kids to dream big. Included in each book are:
•A timelineof key events in the hero’s history •Photosthat bring the story more fully to life •Comic-book-style illustrationsthat are irresistibly adorable •Childhood momentsthat influenced the hero •Factsthat make great conversation-starters •A character traitthat made the person heroic and that readers can aspire to You’ll want to collect each book in this dynamic, informative series!