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Author Lord, Michelle, author.
Title A girl called Genghis Khan : how Maria Toorpakai Wazir pretended to be a boy, defied the Taliban, and became a world famous squash player / by Michelle Lord ; illustrated by Shehzil Malik.
Pub Info New York : Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., [2019]
©2019
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book jacket
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 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J BIOG WAZ     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series People who shaped our world
Audience Age: 5+
Grades: K to Grade 3.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Meet Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a brave Pakistani girl who pursued her love of sports in spite of being taunted and beaten. When the President of Pakistan gave Maria an award for outstanding achievement, the Taliban threatened her squash club, family, and life. Forced to quit the team, she continued to practice in her bedroom <i>every day for three years!</i> Maria's story will inspire and empower all children . . . especially girls.
Subject Toorpakai, Maria, 1990- -- Juvenile literature.
Taliban -- Juvenile literature.
Toorpakai, Maria, 1990-
Taliban.
Squash players -- Pakistan -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women squash players -- Pakistan -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Passing (Identity) -- Pakistan -- Juvenile literature.
Escapes -- Pakistan -- Juvenile literature.
Women's rights -- Pakistan -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Pakistan -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Women athletes -- Pakistan -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Women squash players -- Pakistan.
Passing (Identity)
Escapes.
Women's rights -- Pakistan.
Women athletes -- Pakistan.
Pakistan -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Biography.
Add Author Malik, Shehzil, illustrator.
ISBN 9781454931362
1454931361
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