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Obama: A Promise of Change

Title

Obama: A Promise of Change

Publisher

Amistad / Collins

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780060858209

Pages

406 pages

Genre

biography

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

A journalist who has covered the senator and presidential candidate since his campaign for the Senate offers a portrait that features his childhood and youth in Hawaii and his embrace of seemingly ruthless campaign tactics.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Multiracial; Race discrimination; single mother; multiracial family; racism

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,2009
National Council for Social Studies

Keywords

presidental biography; democrat; politics; Senate

Diversity Impact

direct

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