While Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old girl who survived a Taliban assassination attempt for speaking out for universal education, is the front-runner for this Friday's Nobel Peace Prize, you can read her remarkable story in her own words. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban is a must-read, first-person account of her journey through global terrorism, her brave, encouraging parents, and her own fight for girls' education. Buy it here.
Malala also appeared on "The Daily Show" this week and left host Jon Stewart speechless. Watch her remarkable answer in the video below: