Malala Yousafzai

Fighting for an Education

True Stories, Real People
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn the extraordinary story of Malala Yousafzai, a young woman from Pakistan who stood up to the Taliban and risked her life to advocate for education for girls. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions, callouts, and sidebars, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Narrative, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-01-01
Dewey 92
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 710
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 5.0
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 180028
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • Peaceful Beginnings
  • Enter the Taliban
  • Surviving an Assassin’s Bullet
  • Malala the Celebrity
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Nathan Sacks

Nathan Sacks is a writer and professional writing instructor from Ames, Iowa. He currently lives in Minneapolis. His three other books are American Hip-Hop: Rappers, Djs, and Hard Beats, The Duel: Mitsubishi Eclipse, and Bareknuckle: The Big Fix.


A noteworthy review of True Stories, Real People from Horn Book Guide on October 1, 2016

True Stories, Real People series. Each short, inspiring biography is divided into four or five chapters written in an objective, unpretentious manner. Quotation sources are fastidiously footnoted and listed in the back matter. Navigation is easy thanks to clean layouts and a simple color View →

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