Nomination: Malala Yousafzai: Champion for Education

Sheperd, Jodi. Malala Yousafzai: Champion for Education. 32 p. Scholastic/Children’s Press, $17.25 (978-531-2247-9). Gr.PreS-2.

Malala Yousafzai challenged life under the Taliban rule and demanded that girls receive equal access to education. When her identity was released as a BBC blogger challenging the Taliban and championing education for girls, she was target and shot by the Taliban. After she recovered, Malala continued her fight for education access for girls

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