Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Warrior for Hope and Harmony

by Tracey Baptiste

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 15/07/2015

 
Imprisoned for twenty-seven years for protesting against South Africa's system of apartheid, Nelson Mandela was elected the nation's first black president and became known as one of the greatest world leaders in recent memory. His work to end apartheid and unify the people of South Africa has influenced campaigns for human rights around the world. This biography profiles his long, remarkable life, beginning with his boyhood, education, and early involvement with the African National Congress. Young readers will be inspired by Mandela's extraordinary courage, leadership, and capacity for forgiveness.
ISBN:
9781622759422
9781622759422
Category:
African history
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
15-07-2015
Language:
English
Publisher:
Rosen Publishing Group
Country of origin:
United States
Tracey Baptiste

Tracey Baptiste is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction for children including The Jumbie series, and The Totally Gross History of Ancient Egypt. She is also a contributor to the adult horror anthology Sycorax's Daughters. Ms. Baptiste volunteers with We Need Diverse Books, The Brown Bookshelf, and I Too Arts Collective. She teaches in Lesley University’s Creative Writing MFA program, and runs the editorial company Fairy Godauthor.

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