A girl called Genghis Khan : how Maria Toorpakai Wazir pretended to be a boy, defied the Taliban, and became a world famous squash player
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Contributors
Malik, Shehzil, illustrator.
Published
New York : Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., [2019].
Rating
Age: 5+
Status
Central - Kids Biography
JB TOORPAK M
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JB TOORPAK M
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Format
Book
Physical Desc
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Street Date
1907
Language
English
ISBN
9781454931362, 1454931361

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Description
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 every day for three years! Maria's story will inspire and empower all children . . . especially girls.
Target Audience
Age: 5+
Target Audience
Grades: K to Grade 3.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lord, M., & Malik, S. (2019). A girl called Genghis Khan: how Maria Toorpakai Wazir pretended to be a boy, defied the Taliban, and became a world famous squash player. New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lord, Michelle and Shehzil, Malik. 2019. A Girl Called Genghis Khan: How Maria Toorpakai Wazir Pretended to Be a Boy, Defied the Taliban, and Became a World Famous Squash Player. New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lord, Michelle and Shehzil, Malik, A Girl Called Genghis Khan: How Maria Toorpakai Wazir Pretended to Be a Boy, Defied the Taliban, and Became a World Famous Squash Player. New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lord, Michelle,, and Shehzil Malik. A Girl Called Genghis Khan: How Maria Toorpakai Wazir Pretended to Be a Boy, Defied the Taliban, and Became a World Famous Squash Player. New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, 2019. Print.

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