Hector : a boy, a protest, and the photograph that changed apartheid
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Published
Salem, MA : Page Street Publishing, 2019.
Rating
Ages: 8-11.
Status
Central - Kids Biography  1 available
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Format
Book
Physical Desc
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Street Date
1906
Language
English
ISBN
9781624146916, 1624146910

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Description
On June 16, 1976, Hector Pieterson, an ordinary boy, lost his life after getting caught up in what was supposed to be a peaceful protest. Black South African students were marching against a new law requiring that they be taught half of their subjects in Afrikaans, the language of the White government. The story's events unfold from the perspectives of Hector, his sister, and the photographer who captured their photo in the chaos. This book can serve as a pertinent tool for adults discussing global history and race relations with children. Its graphic novel style and mixed media art portray the vibrancy and grit of Hector's daily life and untimely death. Heartbreaking yet relevant, this powerful story gives voice to an ordinary boy and sheds light on events that helped lead to the end of apartheid.
Target Audience
Ages: 8-11.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Wright, A. (2019). Hector: a boy, a protest, and the photograph that changed apartheid . Page Street Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wright, Adrienne, 1960-. 2019. Hector: A Boy, a Protest, and the Photograph That Changed Apartheid. Salem, MA: Page Street Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wright, Adrienne, 1960-. Hector: A Boy, a Protest, and the Photograph That Changed Apartheid Salem, MA: Page Street Publishing, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wright, Adrienne. Hector: A Boy, a Protest, and the Photograph That Changed Apartheid Page Street Publishing, 2019.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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