In 2012 Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan was shot for her activism in fighting for girls' right to education. Malala survived and has continued her activism becoming the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
If you're inspired by Malala's real-life story, you'll love the fictional story of Amal in Amal Unbound.
Amal is a young girl in Pakistan who loves her family, her school, and who dreams of becoming a school teacher. When a chance encounter with the wrong person sends Amal's life spiraling out of control, she winds up in a place she never expected to be surrounded by dangerous enemies. Soon though, Amal learns that when you have the courage to speak up, even the smallest voice can make a huge difference.
Check out Amal Unbound today!
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