Celebrate Assembly’s first year with a box of free books!

To celebrate the first year of Assembly, we’re offering you the opportunity to win five of our favourite recently published books. To enter, just fill out the form below with why you like reading Assembly. We’ll notify our winners via email over the next few weeks. 


"We Are Displaced" by Malala Yousafzai

More than 68.5 million people are currently living as refugees or internally displaced people — the majority are children and most are girls. In Malala’s new book, she introduces the girls behind the numbers.


"Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A Story of Courage, Family, and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram" by Isha Sesay 

The first definitive account of Boko Haram’s abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls, their years in captivity and why this story still matters — by celebrated international journalist Isha Sesay. 


"The Weight of Our Sky" by Hanna Alkaf 

A music-loving teen with OCD does everything she can to find her way back to her mother during the historic race riots in 1969 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in this heart-pounding literary debut.


"Pakistan for Women: Stories of extraordinary women" by Maliha Abidi

From mountaineers to astrophysicists to educators, this collection highlights the accomplishments of over 50 Pakistani women alongside stunning illustrations. 

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"The Moon Within" by Aida Salazar

Written entirely in verse, this book follows 11-year-old Celi Rivera as she navigates questions about menstruation, her Mexica ancestry and friendship. 

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About the author

Tess Thomas is editor of Assembly, a digital publication and newsletter for Malala Fund. She loves books, cats, and french fries.