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National Geographic Countries of the World: South Africa
Visit the southernmost country in Africa, and one of the most scenic places on Earth. Discover a nation of over 47 million people, with eleven official languages. Meet Nelson Mandela, the father of modern South Africa, an inspirational symbol of freedom worldwide, and winner of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. Learn of South Africa’s long and torturous struggle against aparthei ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published January 8th 2008 by National Geographic Children's Books
(first published 2008)
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Informative but still felt like an overview that didn't get into the "meat-and-potatoes" of what I'd like to know. It struck me as really PC and sort of skirted around the issues. Better than other things I have read, though.