This series will tell the amazing stories of inspiring people who have made a difference and changed the world, despite the odds stacked against them. They will detail the characters' humble origins, the obstacles standing in their way that had to be overcome, and discuss the successes and achievements for which they are lauded today. This book tells the story of Nelson Mandela, who became South Africa's first black President and helped to end apartheid despite the opposition of the white Afrikaner government.
About the Author
Cath Senker has over twenty years' experience in children's educational publishing and has written around 100 books for children for a range of publishers. Her books include highly regarded titles on Anne Frank, the Black Death and the Vietnam War, books on religions and the conflict between North and South Korea, and forthcoming titles on Self-Harm and Relationships. She lives the green lifestyle and has undertaken voluntary work for a range of organizations.
Table of Contents
Who was Nelson Mandela? What was Nelson Mandela's upbringing like? How did Nelson Mandela get into politics? How did Nelson Mandela campaign against apartheid? How did nelson Mandela lead the ANC from prison? How did the anti-apartheid movement force change? How did Nelson Mandela help to end apartheid? Continuing Nelson Mandela's work.