A Girl Called Genghis Khan by Michelle Lord

A Girl Called Genghis Khan

This picture book introduces children to Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a Pakistani girl who braved threats from the Taliban in order to play the sport she loved.   Meet Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a Pakistani girl who loved sports and longed for the freedom that boys in her culture enjoyed. She joined a squash club to pursue her dream, and was taunted, teased, and beaten—but still continued playing. Then, when Maria received an award from the President of...


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TitleA Girl Called Genghis Khan
ISBN9781454931362
Author
Release DateJul 23rd, 2019
PublisherSterling Children's Books
LanguageEnglish
GenreChildrens, Picture Books, Biography, Sports and Games, Sports
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  • Alice
    1970-01-01
    Courage comes in many ways to many people