Inspirational story of a young girl from Pakistan who fought the Taliban with her wit and brawn. Today she works purposefully to ensure that every girl around the globe has access to education..
Reading this book should inspire us all to support every young girl's right to go to school and receive an education.
Quote from Malala
"I don't want to be thought of as the girl who was shot by the Taliban but the girl who fought for education. This is the cause to which I want to devote my life."
As an additional fun challenge see if you can compress your memoir into a six word phrase or sentence that perfectly describes you. It may be a little bit harder than you think.
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It's summer time! Let's hope you're having fun, relaxing, staying safe and also keeping up with your reading.
Bad Boy is a great book by Walter Dean Myers. Read the book and share your thoughts about this very funny and engaging memoir.
Click below for a suggested booklist of additional summer time reading titles.
HAISLIN Booklist Summer 2013 Grade 7 -8
Our prayers are with the families who were recently affected by the deadly tornadoes that ravaged homes and lives in the Southwest.
The book, Twisters pictured here is a combination of realistic fiction and expository writing. The text is an excellent way for readers to get a better understanding of tornadic activity.
Please click on the picture to read the story online and then write a response in the blog comments.
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