Nelson Mandela by Kadir NelsonNelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson

Nelson Mandela

byKadir Nelson

Hardcover | January 2, 2013

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This stunning picture book biography of Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson is a receipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor award.

In this lush, acclaimed book, award-winning author-illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of global icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations.

It is the story of a young boy's determination to change South Africa, and of the struggles of a man who eventually became the president of his country. Mandela believed in equality for all people, no matter the color of their skin. Readers will be inspired by Mandela's triumph and his lifelong quest to create a more just world.

Resources in the back include an author's note and a bibliography listing additional sources for readers who want to find out more.

Kadir Nelson won the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor forHeart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans. He received Caldecott Honors forHenry's Freedom Boxby Ellen Levine andMoses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedomby Carole Boston Weatherford, for which he also garnered a Coretta Scott...
Title:Nelson MandelaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 12 × 8.25 × 0.38 inPublished:January 2, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061783749

ISBN - 13:9780061783746


Editorial Reviews

“This picture-book biography matches Mandela’s outsize achievements with large, powerful images, resulting in a presentation that will seize and hold readers’ attention.”