Job Maseko was a South African hero who fought in the Second World War. He was sent to North Africa to drive army trucks, but the Germans took him prisoner after a short time. While he was a prisoner of war, Job made many brave decisions and carried out daring, brave acts.
Landscapes of poems is a reader-friendly anthology designed for Grade 12 learners doing English as a Second Additional Language, and is based on the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement. It provides learners and teachers with insight into our own metaphorical landscape and a better understanding of others.
I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. They are indispensable elements in a democratic society and well worth fighting for.' Helen Suzman (1917–2009) is an example of courage and integrity.
Chike was keen to visit the River Niger. He requested money from his uncle, who refused. Whilst in Onitsha, he washed cars and got the money. Whilst on the other side, he lost track of time and missed the last boat back. Chike's breathtaking adventures began.
Separated from their mother by the harsh social and economic conditions prevalent among blacks in South Africa, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother make a journey of over 300 kilometers to find her in Johannesburg.
What would have happened if Jimmy had not met the Greenplanet people? Would he have been able to save his mother from Stanley, and his evil plans? Would the school have remained in the iron grip of Mr Snodgrass? Read about the Bubblemen and their spacecraft from Greenplanet.
Classic / American English The House of the Seven Gables is the home of an important family: the Pyncheons. They have the house and a lot of land, but no money and many problems. Is there a curse on the family? This is a story about money, murder, and love.
Classic / British English Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead just outside his home, Baskerville Hall. Many of the Baskerville family have died mysteriously. People say that they were killed by a gigantic devil-like creature the Hound of the Baskervilles! Can that be true? And can Sherlock Holmes save the new owner of Baskerville Hall from a terrible death?
Cambridge Eleven is a growing series of original literature written principally for 13 to 17 year-old readers. Titles are only published in the language they were originally written in. Cambridge Eleven refers to the eleven official languages of South Africa, and not the number of titles in the series.
James grew up as an orphan who had to leave school at an early age to begin working, yet he became one of South Africa's most respected advocates of democracy, an independent thinker and tireless fighter for justice. They Fought for Freedom tells the life stories of southern African leaders who struggled for freedom and justice.