Film, Video Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words

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Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words
Karen Leggett Abouraya discussed her new book, "Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words." Abouraya shared the Nobel Peace Prize winner's story through illustrations and graphics from her book, adding historical photos and maps to put this material in context. As part of Women's History Month, she also brought along teens from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School and members of School Girls United organization to share their service and philanthropic activities to help at-risk girls around the world.
Event Date
March 04, 2015
-  Karen Leggett Abouraya is an author and former broadcast journalist. Her first children's book, "Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books" won the Arab American and the Children's Africana book awards. "Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words" is her second children's book. She has reviewed children's books and interviewed authors for the New York Times, the Baltimore Sun, Children's Literature, Washington parent and others. She is a past-president of the Children's Book Guild of Washington, D.C.
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50 minutes 9 seconds
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