People of Peace
Dreamers, leaders, fighters for our rights...meet 40 amazing activists for peace! Learn how Martin Luther King, Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Nelson Mandela, and many others dedicated their lives to making the world a better place in this fact-packed book from the 40 Inspiring Icons series. With so many icons to admire, who will you choose as your hero?
For ages 7 years and up
The first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize was from Kenya. Her name was Wangari Muta Maathai and she was an environmental, social, and political activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace.
- Written by Sandrine Mirza
- Illustrated by Le Due
- Recommended reading age: 7-10 years
- 88 pages