We Are Displaced by Malala Yousafzai
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
Length: 244 pages
Audiobook Length: 4 hours and 1 minute
First Published: 2019
In her powerful new book, Nobel Peace Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the people behind the statistics and news stories about the millions of people displaced worldwide.
Malala’s experiences visiting refugee camps caused her to reconsider her own displacement – first as an Internally Displaced Person when she was a young child in Pakistan, and then as an international activist who could travel anywhere in the world except to the home she loved. In We Are Displaced, which is part memoir, part communal storytelling, Malala not only explores her own story, but she also shares the personal stories of some of the incredible girls she has met on her journeys – girls who have lost their community, relatives, and often the only world they’ve ever known.
In a time of immigration crises, war, and border conflicts, We Are Displaced is an important reminder from one of the world’s most prominent young activists that every single one of the 68.5 million currently displaced is a person – often a young person – with hopes and dreams.
About Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education. In 2014, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize becoming the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Her memoir, I Am Malala, is an international bestseller. She founded the Malala Fund in 2013 to champion girl’s education. She is currently a student at the University of Oxford. Visit the author’s website →