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Barack Obama

Son of Promise, Child of Hope
Grimes, Nikki (Book - 2008 )
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Nikki Grimes's lyrical text and Bryan Collier's distinctive collages tell the inspirational story of Barack Obama. Raised in Jakarta and Hawaii, Obama has become a force for social change. Like JFK and Martin Luther King, Obama is a link in the long chain of people who have fought so that the United States fulfils the promises upon which it was founded. Just as the baton has been passed to Obama from previous leaders, Obama is already a role model for the young people who will one day assume the mantle of leadership.
Authors: Grimes, Nikki
Title: Barack Obama
son of promise, child of hope
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,27 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by Bryan Collier
Additional Contributors: Collier, Bryan
ISBN: 1416971440
9781416971443
Branch Call Number: j B-Ob11g 2008 Beginning Facts
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Racially mixed people United States Biography Juvenile literature Presidential candidates United States Biography Juvenile literature United States. Congress. Senate Biography Juvenile literature African American legislators Biography Juvenile literature Legislators United States Biography Juvenile literature Obama, Barack Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Racially mixed people
Presidential candidates
African American legislators
Legislators
LCCN: 2008006245
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