We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

by Malala Yousafzai


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316523646
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 01/08/2019
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 88,346
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Malala Yousafzai, the educational campaigner from Swat Valley, Pakistan, came to public attention by writing for BBC Urdu about life under the Taliban. Using the pen name Gul Makai, she often spoke about her family's fight for girls' education in her community. In October 2012, Malala was targeted by the Taliban and shot in the head as she was returning from school on a bus. She miraculously survived and has continued her campaign for education. In recognition of her courage and advocacy, Malala was honored with the National Youth Peace Prize in Pakistan in 2011 and won both the International Children's Peace Prize and the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award in 2013. She is the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and was named one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the World. Malala continues to champion universal access to education through Malala Fund.

Table of Contents

Prologue vii

Part 1 I Am Displaced

Chapter 1 Life as We Knew It 3

Chapter 2 How Could This Be Happening? 9

Chapter 3 Internally Displaced 13

Chapter 4 Shangla 21

Chapter 5 Returning Home 27

Chapter 6 Caught Between Two Worlds 35

Part 2 We Are Displaced

Zaynab: Why Me and Not Her? 49

Sabreen: No Turning Back 69

Zaynab: Dream Big 81

Muzoon: I Saw Hope 91

Najla: Thousands of People, Just Like Us 99

Maria: Nobody Can Take Away What We Carry Inside 109

Analisa: Lucky 119

Marie Claire: A New Beginning 137

Jennifer: I Needed to Do Something 151

Ajida: At Nighttime, We Walked 163

Farah: This Was My Story 175

Epilogue 193

Afterword 199

Author's Note 203

Acknowledgments 205

How You Can Help 208

About the Contributors 210

About the Author 214

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