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  • Published: 19 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241447376
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $14.99

Penguin Readers Level 2: The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai (ELT Graded Reader)



Penguin Readers is a graded reading series for English Language Teaching (ELT) markets, designed for teenagers and young adults learning English as a foreign or second language.

With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction.

The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai, a Level 2 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework. Sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the future tenses will and going to, present continuous for future meaning, and comparatives and superlatives. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages.

Malala Yousafzai lived in Pakistan where she was one of the best students in her class. But then a group of Islamist extremists called the Taliban came and a war began. Then, one day, two men from the Taliban shot Malala on the bus home from school.

  • Published: 19 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241447376
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $14.99

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