Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity Divorce; Interracial; Biracial divorced parents; mixed race; interracial marriage; biracial child
Black (African American) / White
mother and grandparents
NAACP Image Award, 2009, Winner, Outstanding Literary Work Children
read along; hope; President Barack Obama; collage artwork; Hawaii; Kenya
Grimes, Nikki, "Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope" (2008). Diverse Families. 49.