Nelson Mandela (The First Names Series)

Nagadya Isdahl, N.
Spanning Nelson Mandela’s childhood in South Africa to becoming the country’s first Black president, this work follows his journey fighting against discrimination, unfair laws and the injustices faced by Black people under apartheid. It details his struggles, time in prison, separation from family and loved ones, and how he never gave up fighting for what he believed in. Suitable for class, small group, or individual reading, it can spark discussion of segregation, racism, apartheid, resilience, and social justice and its impact on future generations. Illustrations, visuals, timelines, and humour support the events of Mandela’s life and work and can maintain student interest.
English Language Arts
  • 4-7

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