Nelson Mandela dreamed of changing his country of South Africa, and grew up to see the changes become a reality. After spending 27 years in prison for protesting the government's segregational practices, called apartheid, he was finally set free and helped end apartheid. He became the country's first black President in 1994. Learn all about his inspiring life in this book. Paperback, 112 pages. Designed for ages 8-12.