Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Darkness Everywhere by Matt Doeden-ADVISABLE

Doeden, Matt, Darkness Everywehere: The Assassination of Mohandas Gandhi. Pgs. 80. Lerner Publishing 2014 $31.93. INFORMATION,

On January 30, 1948, Mohandas Gandhi was shot twice point-blank by Nathuram Godse n New Delhi, India. Living a life of nonviolence and civil disobedience, the world can’t help but wonder why such a life would lead a Hindu Nationalist to assassinate such a man. Go on a journey as you discover the life of Gahndi, his assassin, and events leading up to Gandhi’s death.

With primary resources, real photos, and interesting quotes and tidbits throughout, this book would make an excellent addition to world history common core, Recommended for readers interested in world history or who need to read a non-fiction book. Included are a timeline, who’s who information, glossary, source notes, further information, and a bibliography. MS, HS. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Jessica Moody, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High.

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