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She Dared

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She Dared

She Dared

Books in this series

by Jenni L. Walsh - Biography, Children's, Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Sports, Women's History

Growing up in Hawaii, Bethany Hamilton loved to surf. But one day, she was in her favorite place, out on the waves, when a tiger shark suddenly attacked. Thirteen-year-old Bethany lost her left arm. As she fought to recover, Bethany wondered: Would she ever surf again? Follow Bethany as she got back on her board and fearlessly chased her surfing dreams. With the strength of her family and faith behind her, Bethany knew she could become not only a professional athlete, but a champion and a role model. Meet Bethany. Get inspired.

by Jenni L. Walsh - Biography, Children's, Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Women's History, Women’s Issues

Malala Yousafzai always knew she wanted to become a doctor someday. But a new extremist group in her home country of Pakistan wanted to stop girls from going to school. Malala knew what was important, and so she spoke out. Even after she was attacked on a bus for her views, she persisted. Learn about Malala's incredible recovery and her journey to becoming a world-famous advocate of girls' rights and education --- and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize winner. Meet Malala. Get inspired.