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Nelson Mandela: The Boy Called Troublemaker

Illustrator:N/APublisher:StarWalk Kids Media
Target Age:8 - 11Grade:3 - 5
Social Studies/History, World
Social Studies/People & Places
Narration:noLexile Level:650L
Guided Reading Level:VReading:RL.4.1 RL.5.6 RL.3.7
Writing:W.3.2W.4.6W.5.9Speaking and Listening:SL.4.1
Language:L.3.4AR Level:N/A
AR Quiz:N/A


Nelson Mandela --legendary freedom fighter and revolutionary, first black president of South Africa and Nobel Peace prize winner--stated that his childhood in the Transkei countryside taught him everything he needed to know in life. This biographical novel brings to life Mandela’s childhood and his tribal initiation at sixteen when he resolved to live up to his name—Troublemaker—and fight for freedom for his people.