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
 
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

Author
Lord, Michelle, author.

ISBN
9781454931362

Personal Author
Lord, Michelle, author.

Publication Information
New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2019]
 
©2019.

Physical Description
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 29 cm.

Series
People who shaped our world

Series Title
People who shaped our world

Abstract
Presents the life of the young Pakistanian woman who defied the Taliban by dressing as a boy, moved to Canada to train as a squash player, became one of the top fifty women players in the world, and bravely returned to Pakistan in 2017.

Reading Level
Age: 5+

Personal Subject
Toorpakai, Maria, 1990--Juvenile literature.

Corporate Subject
Taliban -- Juvenile literature.

Subject Term
Women's rights -- Pakistan -- Juvenile literature.
 
Passing (Identity) -- Pakistan -- Juvenile literature.
 
Escapes -- Pakistan -- Juvenile literature.
 
Escapes -- Juvenile literature.
 
Women athletes -- Pakistan -- Juvenile literature.
 
Women -- Pakistan -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
 
Women athletes -- Pakistan -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.

Genre
Biographies.

Geographic Term
Pakistan -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.

Added Author
Malik, Shehzil,

Format
Books


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EppingBookRED-LEppingPicture Book - Red
ParramattaBookRED-LParramattaPicture Book - Red
Wentworth PointBookRED-LWentworth PointPicture Book - Red