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Nelson Mandela

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Current price $ 16.99
SKU AFRI978-0061783746

Kadir Nelson (A and ILT)

List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - African Leader / South Africa - 2013)

A Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Description: In this picture book biography, award-winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of Mandela, a global icon, 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 by believing 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.

An author's note at the back retells the story of Mandela's fight against apartheid in simple prose, and takes the story further, including Mandela's Nobel Peace Prize. A short bibliography lists additional sources for readers who want to find out more. (40 pgs) Ages 4-8
Supports the Common Core State Standards

Grade Level: Preschool - 3
Lexile Measure: 960L 
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 0.5 x 12 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds