DK Life Stories Barack Obama

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Discover the incredible life story of Barack Obama, the first African American president of the USA.

Barack Obama is famous for his meteoric rise to the presidency of the most powerful country in the world - the USA. This is the story of how he realized his dreams - a story of success, resilience, and perseverance that enabled him to become one of the most admired leaders the world has ever seen. In this children's biography, discover Barack's fight against racial and social injustices, hardships and setbacks in his early career, and his personal happiness when marrying Michelle. From his unsettled early childhood, where he witnessed his parents' divorce and crisscrossed the globe between Indonesia and Hawaii, through to his struggle to find a meaningful first job as a young man, Barack's journey is remarkable, unpredictable, and a gripping true story to inspire young readers.

This popular biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people.
Stephen Krensky  has published more than 100 books of fiction and non fiction ncluding The Last Christmas Tree, illustrated by Pascal Campion and the Sydney Taylor Award winning, Hannukah at Valley Forge, illustrated by Greg Harlin. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with his wife, Joan.         View titles by Stephen Krensky

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Discover the incredible life story of Barack Obama, the first African American president of the USA.

Barack Obama is famous for his meteoric rise to the presidency of the most powerful country in the world - the USA. This is the story of how he realized his dreams - a story of success, resilience, and perseverance that enabled him to become one of the most admired leaders the world has ever seen. In this children's biography, discover Barack's fight against racial and social injustices, hardships and setbacks in his early career, and his personal happiness when marrying Michelle. From his unsettled early childhood, where he witnessed his parents' divorce and crisscrossed the globe between Indonesia and Hawaii, through to his struggle to find a meaningful first job as a young man, Barack's journey is remarkable, unpredictable, and a gripping true story to inspire young readers.

This popular biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people.

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Stephen Krensky  has published more than 100 books of fiction and non fiction ncluding The Last Christmas Tree, illustrated by Pascal Campion and the Sydney Taylor Award winning, Hannukah at Valley Forge, illustrated by Greg Harlin. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with his wife, Joan.         View titles by Stephen Krensky

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