Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope
Nikki Grimes (A) and Bryan Collier (ILT)
List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography - African American History/President - 2008)
Description: Ever since Barack Obama was young, Hope has lived inside him. From the beaches of Hawaii to the streets of Chicago, from the jungles of Indonesia to the plains of Kenya, he has held on to Hope. Even as a boy, Barack knew he wasnt quite like anybody else, but through his journeys he found the ability to listen to Hope and become what he was meant to be: a bridge to bring people together.
This is the moving story of an exceptional man, as told by Nikki Grimes and illustrated by Bryan Collier, both winners of the Coretta Scott King Award. Barack Obama has motivated Americans to believe with him, to believe that every one of us has the power to change ourselves and change our world. (48 pgs) Ages 5-8Grade Level: Kindergarten - 3
Lexile Measure: 630L
Product Dimensions: 10 x 0.4 x 10 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds