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Obama: The Historic Journey: Young Reader's Edition (edition 2009)

by Bill Keller, Jill Abramson, The New York Times

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Title:Obama: The Historic Journey: Young Reader's Edition
Authors:Bill Keller
Other authors:Jill Abramson, The New York Times
Info:Callaway (2009), Hardcover, 96 pages
Collections:Your library
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Tags:Non-Fiction, Bibliography

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This book offers an overview to the life of President Obama, to his policies etc. It has about 80 pages and gives a basic knowledge to its reader. Pictures are chosen carefully and are pretty emotional. Also other president candidates are presented superficially such as McCain and Bush. With colours different point of views are explained and made clear to the reader. A short and nice book, maybe for teenager to get into touch with politics. ( )
  bhellmay | Jan 21, 2013 |
This book describes the historical journey of Barack Obama from childhood to becoming the first African American president of the United States. ( )
  dbcollin | Nov 6, 2012 |
This is one of the best quality, most compelling books about Barack Obama's historic 2008 Presidential election that I have seen. The text is simple yet accurate; the photos are crisp, bright, and interesting. Although this book was written for "young readers," I truly believe that readers of any age will enjoy it. This book can be flipped through and returned to again and again as a reference, or read cover to cover. The slight Democratic slant ("bias") won't matter much to young readers, and it is consistent with the slant of the New York Times, which published this book. Students will enjoy reading fun facts and sound bites about their president (such as on page 68, for example). I think this book belongs on the shelf of any elementary or middle school library. ( )
  DayehSensei | Feb 15, 2012 |
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The remarkable story of Barack Obama's journey to the White House with award winning author contributions. Includes coverage of the inauguration and color photos.

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