HECTOR: A BOY, A PROTEST, AND THE PHOTOGRAPH THAT CHANGED APARTHEID
"A tragic but inspiring story about an event in South Africa's history that must never be forgotten. (historical note, author's note, biographies, glossary, bibliography) (Graphic biography. 8-12)"
A white South African who grew up in apartheid, Wright captures the largely untold story of Hector Zolile Pieterson, who died in the Soweto student protest against mandatory lessons in Afrikaans in 1976 and whose photograph alerted the rest of the world to apartheid's impact on black children. Read full book review >