Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Book - 2013
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This stunning picture book biography of Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson is a receipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor award.

In this lush, acclaimed book, award-winning author-illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of global icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations.

It is the story of a young boy's determination to change South Africa, and of the struggles of a man who eventually became the president of his country. Mandela believed in equality for all people, no matter the color of their skin. Readers will be inspired by Mandela's triumph and his lifelong quest to create a more just world.

Resources in the back include an author's note and a bibliography listing additional sources for readers who want to find out more.

Publisher: New York : Katherine Tegen Books, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061783746
Branch Call Number: JEN 968.065092 NEL
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm


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Vero_biblio Jul 20, 2017

Absolutely beautifully illustrated. This book is a must read for anybody wanting to know the bio of Mandela in broad strokes and be inspired by his commitment.

orange_dolphin_185 Jul 20, 2014

great pictures about a great man

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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 20, 2014

orange_dolphin_185 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over


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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 20, 2014

this book tells about the life of nelson mandela his struggle for freedom his imprisonment and his success at a great attitude for life


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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 20, 2014

Cold meals ,thin blanket, hard labor


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