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    • I Am Malala

    • How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition)
    • By: Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
    • Narrated by: Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 365
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 364

    I Am Malala is the memoir of a remarkable 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 from a political family, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • AMAZING STORY

    • By Rebemn on 10-26-17

    Regular price: $26.22

    • Same Sun Here

    • By: Silas House, Neela Vaswani
    • Narrated by: Silas House, Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Meena and River have a lot in common: fathers forced to work away from home to make ends meet, grandmothers who mean the world to them, and faithful dogs. But Meena is an Indian immigrant girl living in New York City’s Chinatown, while River is a Kentucky coal miner’s son. As Meena’s family studies for citizenship exams and River’s town faces devastating mountaintop removal, this unlikely pair become pen pals, sharing thoughts and, as their camaraderie deepens, discovering common ground in their disparate experiences.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • A Different Kind of Daughter

    • The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight
    • By: Maria Toorpakai, Katharine Holstein
    • Narrated by: Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Maria Toorpakai hails from Pakistan's violently oppressive northwest tribal region, where the idea of women playing sports is considered haram - un-Islamic, forbidden - and girls rarely leave their homes. But she did, passing as a boy in order to play the sports she loved, thus becoming a lightning rod of freedom in her country's fierce battle over women's rights.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Read this in Print

    • By Daryl on 07-27-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • A Different Kind of Daughter

    • The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight
    • By: Maria Toorpakai
    • Narrated by: Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Maria Toorpakai Wazir has lived her life disguised as a boy, defying the Taliban, in order to pursue her love of sport. Coming second in a national junior weightlifting event for boys, Maria decided to put her future in her own hands by going in disguise. When she discovered squash and was easily beating all the boys, life became more dangerous.

    Regular price: $22.71

    • An Unrestored Woman

    • By: Shobha Rao
    • Narrated by: Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    It's 1947. The Indian subcontinent is partitioned into two separate countries, India and Pakistan. And with one decree, countless lives are changed forever. An Unrestored Woman explores the fault lines in this mass displacement of humanity.

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Malala

    • The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World
    • By: Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
    • Narrated by: Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2014 Malala become the youngest ever person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. 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, to her recovery, and to new life in England.

    Regular price: $18.11