Day Gogo Went to Vote

Day Gogo Went to Vote

by Elinor Batezat Sisulu, Sharon Wilson (Illustrator)
Trade Paperback, 32 pages
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Historical Setting: South Africa, April 27, 1994

Illustrated in rich pastels, this child's-eye view of an important milestone in South African history allows young readers to experience every detail of this eventful day.

Thembi accompanies her hundred-year-old great-grandmother to the polling place in the first election in which black South Africans are allowed to vote. Infirm and housebound, Gogo is determined to vote and does so with a little help from her community. Excellent pastel pictures capture the happy occasion. A 1999 Parents' Choice® Gold Award Winner. (Mary Nix, Parents' Choice®). -- From Parents' Choice®

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