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The day Gogo went to vote

South Africa, April 1994

by Elinor Sisulu

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Blacks -- South Africa -- Juvenile fiction,
    • Blacks -- South Africa -- Fiction,
    • Voting -- Fiction,
    • Great-grandmothers -- Fiction,
    • South Africa -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      Thembi and her beloved great-grandmother, who has not left the house for many years, go together to vote on the momentous day when black South Africans are allowed to vote for the first time.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Elinor Batezat Sisulu ; illustrated by Sharon Wilson.
      ContributionsWilson, Sharon, 1954- ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.S6225 Day 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1273816M
      ISBN 100316702676
      LC Control Number95005300

      The day Gogo went to vote London: Little, Brown, Eleanor Sisulu he put them in the bag. The next morning she The day Gogo went to vote My gogo is very, very old. When I ask her how old she is, she says, “I am older than this township. When I was born, there were no cars or airplanes.” When I come home from school, my mother and father File Size: 61KB. The Day Gogo Went to Vote Paperback – Sept. 1 by Elinor Batezat Sisulu (Author), Sharon Wilson (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from 5/5(3).

      Full Bibliographic Record; Publication information: Boston: Little, Brown, c ISBN: Language: English: Record ID: Full edition title.   A tale of admiration, of sacrifice and of freedom. The Day Gogo Went to Vote is set in April South Africa during Presidential elections. For the first time in South African history, a black man is running for President and black Africans are now allowed to vote/5(20).

      When Thembi's family learns that South Africa will hold elections, her year-old grandmother announces that she too will vote now that she has the opportunity. This story of quiet determination pays tribute to the people of South Africa and the privilege of casting a ballot. Pastel sketches convey the joy and warmth of the bond between Thembi and Gogo. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Day Gogo Went to Vote by Elinor Batezat Sisulu (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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"The Day Gogo Went to Vote" addresses South Africa's emergence from its apartheid past to the present politically-balanced form of government.

Taking place in the days prior to the election of Nelson Mandela as its first black president, the book shows how important it is 5/5(4).

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Gogo is very old-so old she doesn't go out of the yard any more. But when Thembi's parents share the exciting news that black South Africans will soon be allowed to vote, Gogo surprises everybody. Gogo intends to vote, even though she will have to travel to the polls.

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Minimum starts at 25 copies. Availability based on publisher status and quantity being ordered. The Day Gogo Went to Vote DISCUSSION l. In South Africa, people of color were not allowed to vote before Why On the first page of the book the author writes, "This book is a tribute to grand- parents and great-grandparents who struggled all their lives for the right to vote.".

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Gogo is very old-so old she doesn't go out of the yard any more. But when Thembi's parents share the exciting news that black South Africans will. Gogo is the oldest member of the township to vote. Thembi is proud of her great grandmother and says that the "best day was when Gogo went to vote".

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The day Gogo went to vote. [Elinor Sisulu; Sharon Wilson] -- Thembi and her beloved great-grandmother, who has not left the house for many years, go together to vote on the momentous day when black South Africans are allowed to vote for the first time.