A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE As seen on Netflix with David Letterman "I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday." When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She...
Tomorrow would have been Anne Frank's 92nd birthday. Though she died when she was only fifteen, she left a lasting legacy when her powerful diary was published in 1947, just two years after her death. Today, The Diary of a Young Girl continues to inspire millions of people, young and old.
This time of year has lots of us thinking about how we can help the world to be a better place. This post features six extraordinary heroes across the past century who haven’t been afraid to take on big challenges for change.
As we countdown to 2020, we're publishing a series of ten of the best books of the past decade in ten different genres. 10 x 10! In order to finish by the end of 2019, we'll be packaging two genres together in this once-a-week series. This week's lists are Realistic Fiction and Memoir. Here are our picks for the ten best in each.
The Women's History Month theme this year is "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence" but March celebrates all women, including the 8 below who are champions of peace, persistence, and empowerment. (And nonviolent unless you count J.K. Rowling's stinging Twitter clapbacks, but we're not).
From developing technology to saving lives, read about people who have changed the world.