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The Resource Obama : a promise of change, David Mendell ; adaptation by Sarah L. Thomson

Obama : a promise of change, David Mendell ; adaptation by Sarah L. Thomson

Label
Obama : a promise of change
Title
Obama
Title remainder
a promise of change
Statement of responsibility
David Mendell ; adaptation by Sarah L. Thomson
Title variation
Promise of change
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Biography of Barack Obama, from his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia to his presidential campaign
  • Barack Obama captured America's attention when he delivered his renowned keynote address to the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Since then, he has come to represent unity among people of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds. Follow the story of a boy named Barry, from his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia to his time at Occidental College studying Nietzsche. Obama's desire to make the world better prompted him to become a community organizer in Chicago, attend Harvard Law School, and eventually set his sights on a U.S. senatorial seat. By encouraging his many followers to believe in America's great promise, Obama has become a symbol of hope and change
Summary
Offers an in-depth portrait of the Illinois senator and 2008 presidential candidate, drawing on interviews with family, friends, and colleagues to furnish a multidimensional portrait
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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288467
Cataloging source
DLC
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Thomson, Sarah L
Dewey number
  • 973.931092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1000
Intended audience source
Lexile
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1000
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Mendell, David
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True
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  • Obama, Barack
  • Legislators
  • United States
  • Presidential candidates
  • Racially mixed people
Target audience
juvenile
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a promise of change
Label
Obama : a promise of change, David Mendell ; adaptation by Sarah L. Thomson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0815/2008014071.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Adapted from Obama : from promise to power by David Mendell
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 182 p.
Isbn
9780061697012
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2008014071
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)220858751
Label
Obama : a promise of change, David Mendell ; adaptation by Sarah L. Thomson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0815/2008014071.html
Publication
Note
Adapted from Obama : from promise to power by David Mendell
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 182 p.
Isbn
9780061697012
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2008014071
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)220858751

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