Who Was Nelson Mandela? (Who Was?)

by Pam Pollack (Author) Stephen Marchesi (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Who Was?
As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as a man he changed the world. Nelson Mandela spent his life battling apartheid and championing a peaceful revolution. He spent twenty-seven years in prison and emerged as the inspiring leader of the new South Africa. He became the country's first black president and went on to live his dream of change. This is an important and exciting addition to the Who Was...? series.
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Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780448479330
Lexile Measure
850L
Guided Reading Level
R
Publisher
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
January 20, 2014
Series
Who Was?
BISAC categories
JNF007110 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Social Activists
JNF007020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Historical
JNF007070 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Political
JNF025010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Africa
Library of Congress categories
Politics and government
South Africa
Presidents
Anti-apartheid activists
Mandela, Nelson
Political prisoners
1994-
Anti-apartheid movements
1948-1994

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