Nelson Mandela: "No Easy Walk to Freedom" (Paperback)

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From his humble beginnings in rural South Africa to his tragic death at age 95 in 2013, Nelson Mandela's life is a tale of inspiration and courage. The most up-to-date biography of Nelson Mandela.

This powerful biography provides an in-depth look at Nelson Mandela who grew up in a rural village in South Africa under racist apartheid rule--a regime he ultimately helped overthrow. Denenberg explores the history of South Africa and its often violent struggle for civil rights, while tracing Mandela's role in that history. Lawyer, leader of the African National Congress, political prisoner who spent 26 years in jail, president--no one else has had such enormous influence on his fellow South Africans. Even beyond South Africa Nelson Mandela influenced freedom fighters everywhere. This latest biography traces Mandela's complete life story.

About the Author


Barry Denenberg is a critically acclaimed author of nonfiction and historical fiction. His historical fiction books include titles in the Dear America, My Name Is America, and Royal Diaries series, many of which have been named NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People. His nonfiction books have covered a wide array of topics, from Anne Frank to Elvis Presley.Barry Denenberg lives in Bedford, New York, with his wife and daughter.

Praise For…


Praise for NELSON MANDELA "NO EASY WALK TO FREEDOM""This [is a] vivid and swiftly paced biography....Denenberg's inspirational tone grabs and holds readers....This engrossing book presents strong background information...." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY"This text, executed with accuracy and simplicity, includes significant historial events...." --SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL"...here's a forceful biography...shows clearly how and why he rose to prominence...brings Mandela's heroic story up-to-date..." --KIRKUS REVIEWS"...a wonderful read...admirable achievement..." --PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

Praise for NELSON MANDELA "NO EASY WALK TO FREEDOM""This [is a] vivid and swiftly paced biography....Denenberg's inspirational tone grabs and holds readers....This engrossing book presents strong background information...." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY"This text, executed with accuracy and simplicity, includes significant historial events...." --SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL"...here's a forceful biography...shows clearly how and why he rose to prominence...brings Mandela's heroic story up-to-date..." --KIRKUS REVIEWS"...a wonderful read...admirable achievement..." --PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER


Product Details
ISBN: 9780545669115
ISBN-10: 0545669111
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: January 28th, 2014
Pages: 240
Language: English
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