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A World to Gain Ermila Moodley

A World to Gain

Ermila Moodley

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July 11, 1963. Mtonya Bhengu’s life is turned upside down. Her father, a gardener by day in a white suburb in Johannesburg, and a politician at night, is arrested in the Rivonia Raid. Thus begins her year long nightmare as she and her family struggleMoreJuly 11, 1963. Mtonya Bhengu’s life is turned upside down. Her father, a gardener by day in a white suburb in Johannesburg, and a politician at night, is arrested in the Rivonia Raid. Thus begins her year long nightmare as she and her family struggle with hunger, uncertainty, and fear in the era of apartheid.This is the heartwarming story of 13-year-old Mtonya’s political awakening during the year when South Africa’s most famous freedom fighters were on trial. Inspired by the courage and determination of her heroes, Nelson Mandela and Helen Kantor, she in turn will inspire young readers around the globe.