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The Resource 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

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

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A girl called Genghis Khan : how Maria Toorpakai Wazir pretended to be a boy, defied the Taliban, and became a world famous squash player
Title
A girl called Genghis Khan
Title remainder
how Maria Toorpakai Wazir pretended to be a boy, defied the Taliban, and became a world famous squash player
Statement of responsibility
by Michelle Lord ; illustrated by Shehzil Malik
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 every day for three years! Maria's story will inspire and empower all children . . . especially girls
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lord, Michelle
Dewey number
  • 796.343092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Age: 5+
  • Grades: K to Grade 3
LC call number
GV1003.62.T66
LC item number
L67 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Malik, Shehzil
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Toorpakai, Maria
  • Taliban
  • Squash players
  • Women squash players
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Escapes
  • Women's rights
  • Women
  • Women athletes
  • Pakistan
  • Women squash players
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Escapes
  • Women's rights
  • Women athletes
  • Toorpakai, Maria
  • Taliban
  • Escapes
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Social conditions
  • Squash players
  • Women athletes
  • Women
  • Women squash players
  • Women's rights
  • Pakistan
Target audience
juvenile
Label
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
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1097366296
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781454931362
Lccn
2019011079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
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
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1097366296
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781454931362
Lccn
2019011079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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