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Manzoor, Sarfraz

Summary: As a teenager, Manzoor tried to reconcile being both British and Muslim. After his best friend introduced him to the music of Bruce Springsteen at age sixteen, he found a lens through which he could view his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Departures, Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MANZOOR, SARFRAZ MAN
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Winter, Jeanette.

Summary: "A lushly illustrated picture-book biography of two young Pakistani heroes, Malala Yousafzai and Iqbal Masih, from acclaimed nonfiction author/illustrator Jeanette Winter"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WIN

Summary: Set in the Pakistani community in south London, the film focuses on two youths--Johnny, a working-class white, and Omar, a Pakistani. Together they operate a laundrette, which Omar inherits from his uncle. While Johnny looks upon the laundrette as a life line on which to salvage his self-respect, Omar sees it as just the beginning step on the road to riches.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MY

Zakaria, Rafia

Summary: "A memoir of Karachi through the eyes of its women. Rafia Zakaria's Muslim-Indian family immigrated to Pakistan from Bombay in 1962, feeling the situation for Muslims in India was precarious and that Pakistan represented enormous promise. And for some time it did. Her family prospered, and the city prospered. But in the 1980s, Pakistan's military dictators began an Islamization campaign...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ZAK

Toorpakai, Maria

Summary: Coming from a Pakistani tribal region where women playing sports is forbidden, the author discusses how she passed as a boy in order to be an athlete, thus becoming a lightning rod for women's freedom in her country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TOORPAKAI, MARIA TOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B TOORPAKAI

Davis, Raymond Allen

Summary: On January 27, 2011, on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, US Government Security contractor Raymond Davis found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. Defending himself, he shot and killed two men who were—depending upon who you ask—illiterate robbers or Pakistani intelligence agents. The violent confrontation quickly escalated into a diplomatic crisis, making front-page headlines all over...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAVIS, RAYMOND ALLEN DAV

Brown, Dinah

Summary: Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring about change. She has continued to speak out for the right of all children to have an education. In 2014 she won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET YOUSAFZAI

Hansen, Grace

Summary: Describes the life and accomplishments of the Pakistani teenager whose support for education for girls in her country led to her being shot by the Taliban.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 YOU

Summary: An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc He

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HE RATED PG-13

Kallen, Stuart A.

Summary: Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban for seeking an education in Pakistan. Malala miraculously survived and went on to become the voice of 66 million girls struggling for an education throughout the world. Malala Yousafzai tells the uplifting story of her life, her joys, her fears, and her ultimate triumph as a Nobel prize winning spokesperson for childrens rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 YOU

Hall, Patricia

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Simonson, Helen.

Summary: Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life in the village of St. Mary, England, until his brother's death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. Drawn together by their shared love of literature and the loss of their respective spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship blossoming into something more. But will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SIM

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Brohi, Khalida

Summary: "A fearless memoir about tribal life in Pakistan--and the act of violence that inspired one ambitious young woman to pursue a life of activism and female empowerment. From a young age, Khalida Brohi was raised to believe in the sanctity of arranged marriage. Her mother was forced to marry a thirteen-year-old boy when she was only nine; Khalida herself was promised as a bride before she was even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House, an imprint and division of Penquin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROHI, KHALIDA BRO

Niver, Heather Moore.

Summary: The courageous, determined Malala Yousafzai, who became an internationally recognized advocate for the education of women and girls, survived an assassination attempt and won the Nobel Peace Prize, all while she was still in her teens. Young readers will be engaged by Yousafzai's incredible story. They'll also learn how important her parents' support has been to the young activist and will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 YOU

Aslam, Nadeem.

Summary: The disappearance of Jugnu and Chanda turns tragic when Chanda's brothers are arrested for their murders and the families struggle to reconcile their Islamic faith and the crime's impact on their families.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ASL

Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos)

Summary: At the age of 11, Malala Yousafzai began writing a blog in support of education for girls in Pakistan. As the blog gained popularity and Yousafzai became famous, she faced opposition from religious extremists who were against womens right to education. Readers will discover how Yousafzai stood her ground against terrorist activists, even after being shot for her beliefs. They will also learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 YOU

Summary: Bhutto tells the epic story of one of the most fascinating characters of our time - Benazir Bhutto, the first woman in history to lead a Muslim nation. A favored daughter of the family often called the "Kennedys of Pakistan," Benazir was elected Prime Minister after her father was overthrown and executed by his own military. Her two terms in power saw extreme acts of courage and controversy as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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Yousafzai, Malala

Summary: Describes the life of the young Pakistani student who advocated for women's rights and education in the Taliban-controlled Swat Valley, survived an assassination attempt, and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Yousafzai, Ziauddin

Summary: The father of Malala Yousafzai traces his journey from an unconfident, stammering little boy living in a mud hut in Pakistan to a man who has broken with tradition and proven there are many faces of feminism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 YOU

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 YOUSAFZAI, ZIAUDDIN YOU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B Yousafzai YOU

Hamilton, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pavilion Books 1975

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.6 Hamil

Terp, Gail

Summary: Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Rabbit Books 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE TER

Earl, Esther

Summary: "A memoir told through the journals, letters, and stories of young cancer patient Esther Earl."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 EAR

Saeed, Aisha

Summary: "Naila's conservative immigrant parents have always said the same thing: she may choose what to study, how to wear her hair, and what to be when she grows up--but they will choose her husband. Following their cultural tradition, they will plan an arranged marriage for her. And until then, dating--even friendship with a boy--is forbidden. When Naila breaks their rule by falling in love with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SAE

Barker, Kim

Summary: When Kim Barker first arrived in Kabul as a journalist in 2002, she barely owned a passport, spoke only English and had little idea how to do the “Taliban Shuffle” between Afghanistan and Pakistan. No matter—her stories about Islamic militants and shaky reconstruction were soon overshadowed by the bigger news in Iraq. But as she delved deeper into Pakistan and Afghanistan, her love for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1 BAR