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Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope

Title

Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope

Authors

Nikki Grimes

Illustrator

Bryan Collier

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Pages

48 pages

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781416971443

Genre

biography

Topic

Racial Diversity; Family Relationships; Divorce; Interracial; divorced parents; mixed race

Annotation

When David asks his mother about the man on television, she tells him the story of Barack Obama, discussing his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia, his parents' divorce, and his desire to help others.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

mother and grandparents

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Keywords

read along

Item Type

Nonfiction

Format

picturebook

Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope


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