An simple, small illustration of Nelson Mandela, with a background of pens, huts, and dark-skinned figures

Little Guides to Great Lives: Nelson Mandela

by Isabel Thomas and Hannah Warren

In 1964 Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life in prison for treason. In 1994 he was a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and the president of South Africa.

Learn about his incredible and inspiring life as son, friend, employee, and activist for racial equality. This illustrated guide includes a timeline of Mandela's life, and a helpful glossary for younger readers. It is a great introduction to this important figure and his extraordinary life, for readers of all ages.