Extraordinary Life of Nelson Mandela
E. L. Norry, illustrated by Ashley Evans

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Narrated By: Theo Solomon

Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes

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The story of the first black president of South Africa.

NELSON MANDELA is known for dedicating his life to fighting for equality in South Africa and overthrowing racial segregation. He grew up hearing the elders' stories of his ancestors' fighting in the wars of resistance, and he dreamed of fighting for the freedom of his people. His childhood wish was granted when he became the first black president of South Africa, and an icon for hope, change and equality.

Extraordinary Lives is a bold, inclusive biography series shining a light on modern and historical figures. Entertaining, accessible and educational, they are the perfect introductions to these amazing people and their achievements.

© E. L. Norry 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020


Children's / Teenage general interest: Biography and autobiography, Children's / Teenage general interest: Places and peoples, Children's / Teenage general interest: History and the past, Children's / Teenage personal and social topics: Racism, Children's / Teenage personal and social topics: Prejudice and intolerance

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