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Who Is Barack Obama? (Who Was...?)by Roberta Edwards
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Born into a close knit family in Chicago, Michelle Robinson was a star student who graduated from Princeton and Harvard Law. Then in 1992, she married another promising young lawyer and the rest, as they say, is history. It is undeniable that President Barack Obama has changed the United States but so has Michelle Obama, the self proclaimed "Mom in Chief." This compelling, easy-to-read biography is illustrated by New Yorker artist John O'Brien.
As the world now knows, Barack Obama has made history as America's first African-American president. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography is ideal for primary graders.
Growing up the youngest of seven children in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente had a talent for baseball. His incredible skill soon got him drafted into the big leagues where he spent 18 seasons playing right field for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Who Was Roberto Clemente? tells the story of this remarkable athlete: a twelve-time All-Star, World Series MVP, and the first Latin American inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
As the world now knows, Barack Obama has made history as our first African-American president. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography is perfect for primary graders looking for a longer, fuller life story than is found in the author?s bestselling beginning reader Barack Obama: United States President.
About the Author
Roberta Edwards lives in New York, New York. John O'Brien lives in Delran, New Jersey. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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