Modern day kids Annie and Nico go on a magical history tour to find out how modern-day India became the way it is. Much of which is due to one man who practiced peaceful resistanceâ€¦ Gandhi. This man, a tireless defender against oppression, fought all his life for independence from the British colonists who ruled India. He practiced non-violent demonstrations and went on hunger strikes to help bring attention to his cause. Experience Gandhiâ€™s long path to independence with Annie and Nico as the helpful guides in this pocket-sized book..