Books Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson Hardcover, 1 volume (unpaged), Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $17.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleNelson MandelaAuthorKadir Nelson Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Kadir Nelson presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and relentless fight to end apartheid. Genres: Children's Books Nonfiction Also by Kadir Nelson Please, Baby, Please Heart and Soul Testing the Ice Henry's Freedom Box The Undefeated See More Books Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Nelson Mandela Courtesy of Candlewick Press Pop Culture Happy Hour 8 Picture Books That Make Us Wish We Were Kids Again January 26, 2014 Every year, the Caldecott Medal goes to the artist of the most distinguished American children's book. The award committee doesn't bother with nominees, but that doesn't mean we can't wildly speculate about what could win.