Who Was Nelson Mandela

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.

Author: Pam Pollack

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698159756

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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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.

Nelson Mandela

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.

Author: Tracey Baptiste

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1622759419

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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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.


Nelson Mandela

Examines the life and accomplishments of the first black South African president, who spent twenty-seven years in jail for his political beliefs.

Author: Peter Limb

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313340358

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 144

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Examines the life and accomplishments of the first black South African president, who spent twenty-seven years in jail for his political beliefs.

Nelson Mandela Biography The Long Walk to Freedom

If you believe there are no modern heroes - that fortitude and unselfish judgement in the face of adversity are out-of-date virtues, you need to read this book.

Author: Chris Dicker

Publisher: Chris Dicker

ISBN:

Category: Young Adult Fiction

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If you believe there are no modern heroes - that fortitude and unselfish judgement in the face of adversity are out-of-date virtues, you need to read this book. Who would survive 27 years in prison without being vindictive and bitter? What he would have accomplished for 27 years if he was not in prison? This is the biography of an extraordinary human being - Nelson Mandela...

Nelson Mandela

"Nelson Mandela: A Reference Guide to His Life and Works covers his life and works.

Author: Aran S. MacKinnon

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1538122820

Category:

Page: 144

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"Nelson Mandela: A Reference Guide to His Life and Works covers his life and works. The extensive A to Z section includes over a hundred entries. The bibliography provides a comprehensive list of publications concerning his life and work."--

Nelson Mandela s Favorite African Folktales

Presents thirty-two favorite African folktales as selected by the Nobel Laureate, complemented by specially commissioned paintings, in a collection that includes the tales of Simba the Kenyan lion, Zulu tricksters, and the Khoi fable about ...

Author: Nelson Mandela

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393329902

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 143

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Presents thirty-two favorite African folktales as selected by the Nobel Laureate, complemented by specially commissioned paintings, in a collection that includes the tales of Simba the Kenyan lion, Zulu tricksters, and the Khoi fable about how animals acquired their tails and horns. Reprint.

Nelson Mandela

Born in obscurity and relative poverty, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela became the first president of South Africa elected by a fully representative democratic vote.

Author: Samuel Willard Crompton

Publisher: Infobase Learning

ISBN: 1438146442

Category: JUVENILE NONFICTION

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Born in obscurity and relative poverty, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela became the first president of South Africa elected by a fully representative democratic vote.

Nelson Mandela

A biography of the early years of the civil rights leader Nelson Mandela and his fight against apartheid, providing information through the age of twenty-three.

Author: Jean Guiloineau

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781556434174

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 153

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A biography of the early years of the civil rights leader Nelson Mandela and his fight against apartheid, providing information through the age of twenty-three.

Biography for Kids

These books taught, among other things, the importance of exposing kids to great and wholesome literature at an early age and sheer influence mothers have on their children for good or for ill.The books are written for children of all age ...

Author: Oluwafemi Abati

Publisher:

ISBN: 9789789167982

Category:

Page: 34

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Great Biographies are real life stories that mentor and motivate the readers to be the best and achieve more out of life. The future belongs to the children. For them to make a sense of that future requires that they receive a functional education that fully equips them to compete on a global stage.Biographies of great men and women that blazed the trail in various fields of human endeavor have the potential to release the children's God given talents and equip them to impact their environment in a positive manner. That indeed is the motivation for these books (Biography For Kids' Series)Two great books actually were the sources of the inspiration for these books, the two books: Gifted Hands By Benjamin Carson and First Mothers by Bonnie Angelo. These books taught, among other things, the importance of exposing kids to great and wholesome literature at an early age and sheer influence mothers have on their children for good or for ill.The books are written for children of all age groups in mind. But they are also provide invaluable information for the adults. The language used is simple to arrest and sustain the attention of readers. Meaning have been provided for words that may look unfamiliar to the beginners and will enrich their vocabulary.There is no doubt that these books will empower every reader as he or she is taken through the lives and times of the subjects and the values that etched their names on the sands of time.

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela spent twenty-seven years in prison because of his beliefs. This is the story of his struggle to achieve a better life for his people.

Author: Julia Wall

Publisher: Learning Media Ltd

ISBN: 9780790309989

Category: Readers

Page: 32

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Nelson Mandela spent twenty-seven years in prison because of his beliefs. This is the story of his struggle to achieve a better life for his people.

Psalms of Nelson Mandela

This book, 'Psalms of Nelson Mandela: Best Quotes of Nelson Mandela' contains the sayings and quotes of Nelson Mandela, probably the biggest collection of Nelson Mandela quotes that you can find. Spare some time for his wordings.

Author: Sreechinth C

Publisher: UB Tech

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 136

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PSALMS OF NELSON MANDELA ~ Best Quotes of Nelson Mandela ~ Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on 18th July, 1918, and served the humanity since he said good bye at the age of 95. Nelson Mandela was an anti-apartheid revolutionary, philanthropist and the president of South Africa between 1994 and 1999. Many people considered him as an icon of South Africa. He was the most respected person in the nation and was sometimes entitled as Father of the Nation. Mandela has received more than two hundred and fifty honors worldwide, which includes the Nobel Peace Prize in the year 1993, the Soviet Lenin Peace Prize and United States Presidential Medal of Freedom Nelson Mandela's charismatic thoughts reflected in his quotes in an abstract mode. Here we have collected sayings and quotes of Nelson Mandela which consists of quotations about various topics like humanity, social, life, success, violence, god, relationship, love, freedom, and a lot more. You can find many motivational, wise and mood shifting quotes among those he had spoken. This book, 'Psalms of Nelson Mandela: Best Quotes of Nelson Mandela' contains the sayings and quotes of Nelson Mandela, probably the biggest collection of Nelson Mandela quotes that you can find. Spare some time for his wordings. Turn the pages and grasp the gifts that Nelson Mandela has left for you.

Nelson Mandela

A comprehensive portrait of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning first black president of South Africa and international civil rights activist includes coverage of his commitment to non-violence, campaigns against racism and long imprisonment.

Author: Beatrice Gormley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481420593

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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A comprehensive portrait of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning first black president of South Africa and international civil rights activist includes coverage of his commitment to non-violence, campaigns against racism and long imprisonment. Simultaneous eBook.

In His Own Words

The extraordinary power of this volume is in the moving words and intimate tone of Mandela himself, one of the most courageous and articulate men of our time.

Author: Nelson Mandela

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316028444

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 608

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In spreading the message of freedom, equality, and human dignity, Nelson Mandela helped transform not only his own nation, but the entire world. Now his most important speeches are collected in a single volume. From the eve of his imprisonment to his release twenty-seven years later, from his acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize to his election as South Africa's first black president, these speeches span some of the most pivotal moments of Mandela's life and his country's history. Arranged thematically and accompanied by tributes from leading world figures, Mandela's addresses memorably illustrate his lasting commitment to freedom and reconciliation, democracy and development, culture and diversity, and international peace and well-being. The extraordinary power of this volume is in the moving words and intimate tone of Mandela himself, one of the most courageous and articulate men of our time. "There is no easy way to walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain tops of our desires." -- Nelson Mandela, September 1953

In the Words of Nelson Mandela

By turns moving, generous, humorous and sad, this book eloquently conveys his warmth and dignity. It will be both an inspiration and a source of strength for all who read it.

Author: Jennifer Crwys-Williams

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 0143526987

Category: Reference

Page: 75

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Through his words and deeds Nelson Mandela has been embraced by the world as a symbol of courage, hope and reconciliation. Collected in In the Words of Nelson Mandela, his comments on subjects as diverse as Humanity, Racism, Friendship, Oppression and Freedom provide an insight into the man and all he stands for. By turns moving, generous, humorous and sad, this book eloquently conveys his warmth and dignity. It will be both an inspiration and a source of strength for all who read it.

Nelson Mandela

Previously published as Mandela's Way Written by the co-author of international bestseller Long Walk to Freedom, Nelson Mandela: Portrait of an Extraordinary Man presents fifteen powerful lessons on life and leadership based on the life and ...

Author: Richard Stengel

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448132703

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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Previously published as Mandela's Way Written by the co-author of international bestseller Long Walk to Freedom, Nelson Mandela: Portrait of an Extraordinary Man presents fifteen powerful lessons on life and leadership based on the life and work of Nelson Mandela (1918 - 2013), whose fight against apartheid in South Africa has become an enduring example of resistance against injustice and oppression. A recipient of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, Mandela is a man who truly changed the course of world history and is arguably the most inspirational figure of the past century. Stengel spent almost three years with Mandela working on his bestselling autobiography Long Walk to Freedom, and through that process became a close friend. Written with the blessing of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, to which the author will donate a percentage of his royalties, Nelson Mandela: Portrait of an Extraordinary Man is an inspirational book of wisdom that will encourage people of all ages to look within themselves to improve their lives, to reconsider the things they take for granted, and to think about the legacy they leave behind.

Nelson Mandela

Historic moments from Mandela's inspiring life are captured in more than one hundred iconic photos from the mid-1940s through August 2009. Six key Mandela speeches are included, as well as an informative text.

Author: David Elliot Cohen

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402777073

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 221

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Historic moments from Mandela's inspiring life are captured in more than one hundred iconic photos from the mid-1940s through August 2009. Six key Mandela speeches are included, as well as an informative text.

No Easy Walk to Freedom

Collects the South African President's writings on African nationalism, living under apartheid, resistance from undergound, and Black men on trial in white courts

Author: Nelson Mandela

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435907822

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 189

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Collects the South African President's writings on African nationalism, living under apartheid, resistance from undergound, and Black men on trial in white courts

Nelson Mandela

A biography of the first black South African president, who spent twenty-seven years in jail for his political beliefs, discusses the struggle to end apartheid, his country's former system of racial segregation and oppression.

Author: Laaren Brown

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9780756621100

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 462

A biography of the first black South African president, who spent twenty-seven years in jail for his political beliefs, discusses the struggle to end apartheid, his country's former system of racial segregation and oppression.

Nelson Mandela

A biography of the imprisoned leader of the African National Congress who, with his wife Winnie, continues to struggle for black majority rights in South Africa.

Author: Mary Benson

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 58

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A biography of the imprisoned leader of the African National Congress who, with his wife Winnie, continues to struggle for black majority rights in South Africa.