I am Gandhi / Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos.Material type: TextSeries: Ordinary people change the world: Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780735228702; 0735228701Subject(s): Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 -- Juvenile literature | Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 | Statesmen -- India -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Nationalists -- India -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Biography & Autobiography -- Social Activists | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- History -- Asia | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Social Science -- Politics & Government | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- History -- General | Nationalists | Statesmen | Nationalists -- India | Statesmen -- India | JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General | IndiaGenre/Form: Biographies. | Juvenile works. | Biographies.DDC classification: 954.03 | B LOC classification: DS481.G3 | M44 2017Other classification: JNF007110 | JNF009000 | JNF025000 | JNF038080 | JNF043000 | JNF053140 Summary: This book tells the story of how Gandhi used the principles of nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience to fight discrimination against Indians in South Africa and to end British rule in India. Like the series biography of Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi's story focuses on his peaceful heroism in the struggle for civil rights and social change.
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This book tells the story of how Gandhi used the principles of nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience to fight discrimination against Indians in South Africa and to end British rule in India. Like the series biography of Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi's story focuses on his peaceful heroism in the struggle for civil rights and social change.
Author notes provided by SyndeticsBrad Meltzer was born on April 1, 1970 and grew up in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School. His first published title was called The Tenth Justice. His other works include Dead Even, The First Counsel, The Millionaires, The Book of Fate, The Zero Game, The Inner Circle and The Fifth Assassin. He is the Eisner Award-winning author of the critically acclaimed comic book, Justice League of America. He also wrote the non-fiction books, Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter. He has written speeches for former President Clinton's National Service Program and played himself as an extra in Woody Allen's film, Celebrity. In 2013, his title History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time.
In 2014 his titles, I Am Abraham Lincoln, I Am Amelia Earhart and I am Rosa Parks made The New York Times Best Seller List.
In 2016, Meltzer's title's The House of Secrets, I Am George Washington, and I Am Jane Goodall made the New York Times Bestseller list.
(Bowker Author Biography)