Nikki Grimes tells the childhood story of presidential candidate Barack Obama in Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope. She tells of the inspiring challenges he faced as he grew up as a biracial child in Hawaii, Chicago, Indonesia and Africa. Along the way, he learned how to hope and make changes to better his community. Older elementary age students will enjoy the read and the illustrations.
Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope ($12)
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