Reviews for Desmond Tutu


Horn Book Guide Reviews 2007 Fall
These biographies of Nobel Peace Prize winners provide windows into worldwide political and social issues. Triumphs and controversies surrounding the winners (e.g., inaccuracies in Menchu's autobiography) are covered using primary and secondary sources. More photographs would have been useful to break up long discussions of complex issues. There are six other spring 2007 books in this series. Reading list, timeline, websites. Bib., ind. [Review covers these Modern Peacemakers titles: [cf2]Desmond Tutu[cf1], [cf2]Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams[cf1], [cf2]Shirin Ebadi[cf1], [cf2]Mother Teresa[cf1], [cf2]Elie Wiesel[cf1], and [cf2]Rigoberta Menchu Tum[cf1].] Copyright 2007 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

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Horn Book Guide Reviews 2008 Spring
These biographies of Nobel Peace Prize winners provide windows into worldwide political and social issues. Triumphs and controversies surrounding the winners (e.g., inaccuracies in Menchu's autobiography) are covered using primary and secondary sources. More photographs would have been useful to break up long discussions of complex issues. There are six other spring 2007 books in this series. Reading list, timeline, websites. Bib., ind. [Review covers these Modern Peacemakers titles: [cf2]Desmond Tutu[cf1], [cf2]Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams[cf1], [cf2]Shirin Ebadi[cf1], [cf2]Mother Teresa[cf1], [cf2]Elie Wiesel[cf1], and [cf2]Rigoberta Menchu Tum[cf1].] Copyright 2008 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

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