When Lions Roared

Title: When Lions Roared : How Brave Youd People Defied Apartheid Author: Manju Soni Genre: Non fiction / YA Publisher: Numa LLC. Release Date: December 1, 2016 Pages: 139 pp. On a winter’s day in 1968, in a town in South Africa, a nineteen-year-old medical student changed the course of his country’s history. Steve Biko’s…

Death of an Idealist: In Search of Neil Aggett

Title: Death of an Idealist: In Search of Neil Aggett Author: Naidoo, Beverely Genre: Biography / Adult Publisher: London: Green Print / Merlin Press Release Date: 2014 Pages: 492 pp. Source: ISBN: 978-1854251091 (pb) Beverley Naidoo is best known for her books for children and young adults and is a recipient of the distinguished Carnegie…

Cape Town

Title: Cape Town : A Novel Author: Brenda Hammond Genre: Historical Fiction, High School, New Adult Publisher: Great Plains Release Date: 2012 Pages: 326 pp. Source: ISBN: 978 1 926531 18 2 “In 1989, South Africa is on the brink of dramatic change. Oblivious and unaffected, Renee Pretorius, daughter of strict Afrikaans parents, leaves her…