Through engaging biography, activities inspired by Gandhi's values and beliefs, and the words of Gandhi himself, shows you how to achieve your goals through persistence and persuasion rather than through violence and fighting.
Maura D. Shaw
Full-color illustrations by Stephen Marchesi
6¾ x 8¾, 32 pp | Full-color & b/w illus. | 978-1-893361-91-1
This engaging introduction to Gandhi will show you how one person can accomplish big things.
This colorful book offers you a window into the world of Mahatma Gandhi, one of the most amazing people of the twentieth century. You will learn about Gandhi’s life—from his time as a student in London to his work for equality in South Africa and India—and his methods of peaceful, but not passive, resistance to injustice.
Through engaging biography, activities inspired by Gandhi’s values and beliefs, and the words of Gandhi himself, Gandhi: India’s Great Soul will show you how to achieve your goals through persistence and persuasion rather than through violence and fighting.
Praise for Maura D. Shaw’s Work
"More than a simple biography of Gandhi, this book gives children inspired and practical ways to bring his insights into everyday life."
—Martin Boroson, author of Becoming Me: A Story of Creation
"Gandhi’s life and philosophy is a message that people of all ages need to learn and imbibe. I know this book will take it a step closer to the dream of a better world."
—Dr. Arun Gandhi, founder of the M. K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence and author of Legacy of Love: My Education in the Path of Nonviolence