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Author Thomson, Sarah L.

Title Obama : a promise of change / David Mendell ; adaptation by Sarah L. Thomson
Edition First edition
Published New York : Amistad/Collins, [2008]
©2008

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Description x, 182 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
regular print
Contents Got some game -- Dreams from his mother -- "Just call me Barry" -- The mainland -- The organizer -- Harvard -- Sweet home Chicago -- Politics -- The legislator -- The candidate -- The consultant -- The race factor -- The small screen -- A victory -- The Ryan files -- The speech -- Back to Illinois -- The senator -- South Africa -- Nairobi -- Siaya : a father's home -- LeBron revisited
Summary Biography of Barack Obama, from his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia to his presidential campaign
Barack Obama captured America's attention when he delivered his renowned keynote address to the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Since then, he has come to represent unity among people of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds. Follow the story of a boy named Barry, from his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia to his time at Occidental College studying Nietzsche. Obama's desire to make the world better prompted him to become a community organizer in Chicago, attend Harvard Law School, and eventually set his sights on a U.S. senatorial seat. By encouraging his many followers to believe in America's great promise, Obama has become a symbol of hope and change
Notes Adapted from Obama : from promise to power by David Mendell
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009
Subject Obama, Barack.
Obama, Barack -- Juvenile literature.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American legislators -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography.
Racially mixed people -- United States -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American legislators -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Racially mixed people -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biography.
Juvenile works.
Children's nonfiction
Biographies.
Author Mendell, David. Obama
LC no. 2008014071
ISBN 9780061697012 trade bdg
006169701X trade bdg
9780061697005 paperback : bdg
0061697001 paperback : bdg
Other Titles Promise of change