Gandhi: Young Protester Who Founded a Nation
A shy, serious boy, Mahatma Gandhi would later lead India to nationhood and change the course of history. After studying law in London, he championed Indian rights in South Africa for two decades. He returned to India in 1914, leading a campaign of nonviolent protest and civil disobedience against British rule. Philip Wilkinson's lively narrative takes us through his remarkable life, up to India's independence in 1947, and the tragic conclusion; in 1948 Gandhi was assassinated by a fanatic opposed to his program of tolerance for all creeds and religions.
|Guided Reading Level||U|
|Product Type||Paperback Books|
|Primary Contributor||Philip Wilkinson|
|Age Groups||Ages 10 to 12, Ages 13 to 15|
|Publisher||National Geographic Books|