Synopses & Reviews
On November 4, 2008, Barack Obama made history with his election as the first African-American President of the United States. Now our bestselling reader, Barack Obama: An American Story
, has a post-election subtitle and is a third longer, including new information on the campaign and election as well as new photos. It?s the perfect book for primary graders who want to know all about the 44th president.
Of mixed race and cultures, Barack Obama struggled for years with his identity and place in society. Having found his niche in public service, he has made history as the fifth African American U.S. senator ever to be elected. Now athe skinny kida continues his political journey and strives to become the nationas first black president. From Hawaii to Chicago to Washington, D.C., Senator Obamaas life has been interesting and inspiring.
About the Author
Roberta Edwards lives in New York, New York. Ken Call lives in Northbrook, Illinois.