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DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela

DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela

by Stephen Krensky

In this kids biography, discover the inspiring story of Nelson Mandela, who became the first black president of South Africa after spending 27 years in prison. In 1964, Nelson Mandela was sentenced to a lifetime in jail. His crime? Attempting to overthrow a government that openly discriminated against its black citizens. After spending 27 years behind bars, Mandela was released, allowing him to continue his struggle for equality in South Africa-and to become the country’s first black president. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn all about Mandela’s incredible life, his fight against apartheid, and how he helped bring peace to his nation.


Ages: 8-Up
Illustrated by: Charlotte Ager
ISBN: 9781465484000
Price: $16.99
Published by: DK Publishing, Inc.

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