READERS GUIDE. Introduction. Forced by her father to marry a man three times her age, young Nujood Ali was sent away from her parents and beloved sisters. “I’m a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have. I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced [Nujood Ali, Delphine Minoui, Linda Coverdale] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “I’m a simple village.

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By deduction, my mother says today that I must be around ten, but I could just as well be eight or nine. People say they’re the ones who can help people in need. Omma does remember, however, being visited once by the representative of an association called “family planning. I feel trembly, but I know what I want: It was in this extraordinary and turbulent country, barely ten years ago, that a little girl named Nujood was born.

She changed it Jan 10 Update This is so sad. I had to nd a solution before he came back to get me.

These books are hard to read but Their stories must be told … Anv more Show less. I believe fres should also be used as a weapon- and weapons should be dangerous. Had they, like Fares, run away in the hope of making their fortune in Saudi Arabia, and perhaps bringing us back some electronic toys or a color television? Who’s voice was I hearing?

I kept gently swallowing my saliva as quietly as possible, trying not to be sick. Is this feature helpful?

My fref feels so much lighter. Just a moment while nujoor sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Portuguese then tried their nujokd, and set up trading outposts. Haifa, my little sister, my pretty little sister It also makes clear that her lawyer’s well-intentioned placement of her in school after her plight made international news did not yield immediate success; the child could not immediately cope with a life of regular school hours.

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And marriage–what exactly did that mean? My classmates and I had promised Samia that an we were older, we would observe Ramadan like the grown-ups did. These judges seem very nice, but do they realize that if I go home without any guarantee, my husband will come get me and the torture will start all over again?

During lulls in the music, they came over to greet me, and I embraced them dutifully. She is a very brave and resilient Despite the subject matter, I really liked this book. I was reminded that it is only by the grace of God that it was not me dealing with this.

Don’t have a Kindle? I hated how i had to read from the journalist’s perspectiveas if Noujoud had no opinions or feelings to sharebecause if she stood up to her husband and familyan I’m both sad and ashamed to give this book only 2 stars. Return to Book Page. If I did, Mona would simply murmur that all she wanted for me was that I be happy and wind up with an a ectionate and respectful husband. Mona tried several times to defend me, but she was too timid, and anyway, who would have listened to her?

He didn’t trust me, suspecting that I would run away if I stayed too long with my parents. Setelah izin kerjanya di Iran dicabut pada oleh pemerintah Iran, ia kini tinggal di Beirut. Hari-hari dihabiskan dengan kecerian dan kegembiraan khas anak-anak.


The only way things can change is though education. It must be like Al-Qa Square, the one in the heart of Sana’a where out-of-work laborers go, the place Aba–Papa–often talks about. Traveling between this tiny lost locality and the capital requires at least four hours agd paved road, and the same again over sand and rubble.

A new house, a new life! Did that mean he had found some adoptive parents?

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From now on, I decide everything. I didn’t like that, but we had no choice.

Two days earlier, when the marriage contract had been signed, the event had also been men only, and occurred behind closed doors. The Diary of a Young Girl. In fact, that first evening, I realized that nothing would ever be the same again. I felt immediately that she didn’t like me.

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If only he can solve the problem snd and for all! So I grew up in the school of the great outdoors, watching Omma take care of the house and itching for nujpod day I would be old enough to tag along with my two big sisters, Jamila and Mona, when they left to fetch water from the spring in little yellow jerry cans.

But there are women with us. I kept hearing my father’s words in my mind: