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'I am Malala' wins Grammy for best children's album

Los Angeles: The audio version of the book 'I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World', by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, was honoured with the Best Children's Album at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards here.

Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai

The book was narrated by Neela Vaswani under the label Hachette Audio.

'I Am Malala...' is the memoir of a teenage girl, who risked her life for the right to go to school. Raised in Pakistan by an enlightened father from a poor background and an illiterate mother from a political family, she was taught to stand up for what she believed in.

The story relates Malala's bravery and determination in the face of extremism, detailing the daily challenges of growing up in a world transformed by terror.

Critically-acclaimed author Patricia McCormick served as contributor to the tale.

The audio version was up against 'Appetite For Construction' by The Pop Ups, 'Just Say Hi!' by Brady Rymer And The Little Band That Could, 'The Perfect Quirk' by Secret Agent 23 Skidoo and 'Through The Woods' by The Okee Dokee Brothers.

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