Part I: Prologue - Chapter 2
• I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education and Was Shot by the Taliban is an autobiography written by Malala Yousafzai, with the help of Christina Lamb, a five-time Foreign Correspondent of the Year.
• The Prologue in Part I: “Before the Taliban” opens with Malala’s description of being shot by a member of the Taliban and flown from Pakistan while she was unconscious.
• In Chapter 1: “A Daughter is Born,” Malala describes a close bond with her father from her birth, unusual in her culture.
• Malala’s family lives in the town of Gulkada in the Swat Valley.
• Malala says her mother prays five times each day; she loves to dress in pretty clothes and jewelry but doesn’t believe that God would approve of dancing.
• Malala’s ancestors arrived in Swat in the Fifteenth Century but remained because the land...
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