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The Day Gogo Went to Vote by Eleanor Batezat Sisulu

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Published by Little, Brown Young Readers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical - Africa,
  • People & Places - Africa,
  • Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Africa,
  • Historical - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Blacks,
  • Fiction,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • South Africa,
  • Voting,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsSharon Wilson (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9379297M
ISBN 100316702714
ISBN 109780316702713

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Download The Day Gogo Went To Vote ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to The Day Gogo Went To Vote book pdf for free now. The Day Gogo Went To Vote. Author: Elinor Batezat Sisulu ISBN . This Freedom Day marks 20 years since the publication in South Africa of the classic children’s book, The Day Gogo Went to Vote. The story of a hundred-year old woman voting in South Africa’s first democratic election, was penned by Puku founding member and current Executive Director, Elinor Sisulu.   announce April 26 asked asked Gogo Association Notable Book ballot paper became blue called carry Children Children’s Book Award cloth cried crowd danced elections explained Father and Mother Father asked front gemmer go with Gogo Gogo told Gogo’s hands Guide happened help Gogo historic iAfrika important thing inside inspiring laugh Library 4/5(6). Gogo is very old-so old she doesn't go out of the yard any more. But when Thembi's parents share the exciting news that black South Africans will soon be allowed to vote, Gogo surprises everybody. Gogo intends to vote, even though she will have to travel to the polls.

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