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DK Life Stories Barack Obama: Amazing People Who Have Shaped Our World (Hardcover)

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Discover the incredible life story of Barack Obama, the first African American President of the United States.

Barack Obama is famous for his meteoric rise to the presidency of the most powerful country in the world—the United States. 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. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate, narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading—and a series they’ll want to collect.

About the Author

Stephen Krensky has published more than 100 fiction and nonfiction books for children, including DK Life Stories: Anne Frank, Nelson Mandela, and Leonardo da Vinci, and DK Biography: Barack Obama. He lives with his wife in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Charlotte Ager is the illustrator on all the Life Stories titles. Her work has appeared in The New York Times as well as in Season and Here magazines. She has also been featured on the Urban Outfitters blog. Charlotte lives in London.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780744062472
ISBN-10: 0744062470
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: September 6th, 2022
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: DK Life Stories