Imagine your world is torn apart by war. You can't go to school. You are not in control of your future. That is the world Malala Yousafzai faced as a young girl. But she took a stand. She went to school and spoke out against the violent regime taking over her community. They tried to kill her for it, but she lived and gained an even bigger audience. This is Malala's story--and how she used her voice to change the world. Featuring TIME For Kids content, this biography details the inspiring life of Malala Yousafzai. This high-interest title includes detailed photos and sidebars, stimulating facts, and clear, informational text to engage students as they build their critical literacy skills.
The Reader's Guide, Dig Deeper, and Try It! sections prompt students to connect back to the text, and provide extensive language-development activities that will develop critical thinking. The book includes text features such as a table of contents, glossary, and an index to increase understanding and improve academic vocabulary. Aligned with state and national standards, this text prepares students for college and career. Keep grade 5 students engaged from cover to cover with this exciting reader.