Bibliographic Information:  Nelson, K. (2013). Nelson Mandela. New York: HarperCollins Childrens Book Group.

Brief Annotation: Nelson was Nine years old when his father pass away and was sent to school in Johannesburg away from his mother. He become a lawyer and saw the cruelty of the word, where segregation or colors of their skin plays a big role in people’s lives. Nelson begins to go against the law and fights for there to be equality and discrimination. He was the first Black President in South Africa

Genre: Autobiography

Grade Level: 4-5

Readers who will like this book: Whoever wants to learn more about South Africa, the leaders there and historical events about slavery and more.Or how to overcome obstacles and become a strong figure.

Response and Ratings: This book is definitely something that I would want my students to read and to have a lesson plan on it. I give this book 5 out of 5

Question: What does Nelson mean when he said ” There is no easy road to freedom”?

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