New to the Children's Room

Lamond-Riggs Library

New to the Children's Room

Nelson MandelaWith his powerful images, Kadir Nelson has illustrated another picture book biography introducing young readers to Nelson Mandela’s life and political leadership.

This book, Nelson Mandela, tells the story of the South African icon with highlights of his life from childhood to his struggles as a man determined to change the unfair laws keeping people apart based on the color of their skin. We learn of his protest against South Africa’s apartheid government and his triumph as president of his country.

This uplifting story embodies the ideal of equality for all people.