|Barack Obama: An American Story
By Bob Carlton & Ariele Gentiles / Youth Specialties
In "Barack Obama: An American Story" you'll get to know the senator and presidential nominee, and see what ideas and circumstances have shaped his life and leadership. From his childhood in Hawaii to his political career in Illinois, you'll meet a man who has worked to bring justice and reconciliation to diverse perspectives in this country.
|Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope
By Nikki Grimes / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Raised in Jakarta and Hawaii, Barack Obama has become a force for social change, first as an Illinois Senator and now as candidate for President of the United States.
This first-ever picture book about Obama follows his life from Hawaii to Chicago to Indonesia to Kenya. The elements of Barack Obama's life are explored in picturesque imagery, in the loose form of a conversation between a mother and her son living in a tenement house. With watercolor & collage illustrations and poetic text, this unique story of Barack Obama will introduce children to the basic framework of his life. 40 pages.
|The Faith of Barack Obama
By Stephen Mansfield / Thomas Nelson
Discover the unapologetically Christian and liberal Barack Obama--and how he represents the changing face of religion in American politics. In "The Faith of Barack Obama" Stephen Mansfield presents an insightful portrait of the presidential candidate. Learn how his faith motivates him as a senator and leader in our nation.