Long Walk to Freedom

Long Walk to Freedom

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Baker & Taylor
Provides an insightful look at the village boy who took on the struggle to fight apartheid, became the leader of the African National Congress, and endured years of imprisonment before finally being released and then elected as the president of the nation he loved in its first truly democratic election.

McMillan Palgrave

Nelson Mandela's autobiography, LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, offers a glimpse into the mind of a great leader, admired across the globe for his dedication to the struggles against apartheid in South Africa. Now the youngest readers can discover the remarkable story of Mandela's long walk from ordinary village boy, to his dynamic leadership of the African National Congress, to his many long years in prison-and, at last, his freedom and astonishing rise to become the leader of his country.

& Taylor

Presents an abridged version of the autobiography of the South African leader, in which he chronicles his life, including his tribal years, his time spent in prison, and his return to lead his people.

Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781596435667
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill, col. map ; 23 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Van Wyk, Chris
Bouma, Paddy


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Nov 02, 2012

A very nice adaptation of Mandela's autobiography for the junior set full of illustrations. A must for teachers studying heroes.


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