Barack Obama: President of the United States (Social Studies: Informational Text) (Paperback)
This inspiring biography tells about the life of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. Readers will learn about Obama's childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia, his time as president of the Harvard Law Review, his dream of becoming a community organizer, and his journey from State Senator to the very first African American President of the United States. Through lively photos of Obama and his family and interesting facts about his political campaigns and ideas, readers will be inspired and engaged from cover to cover! A glossary and index are featured to aid in better understanding of the content and vocabulary.
Blane Conklin, Ph.D., is a systems analyst at the University of Texas. His work includes computer programming and communications with UT employees. A former teacher, Blane has published several articles and book reviews in academic journals.