Did you know that Barack Obama had a pet ape when he was a child? Or that he was a great basketball player in high school? Or that he lived in Indonesia for a few years as a child? Discover the life of Barack Obama from his birth in Hawaii in 1961 up through his second term win as President of the United States.
As the world now knows, Barack Obama has made history as our first African-American president. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography is perfect for primary graders looking for a longer, fuller life story than is found in the author's bestselling beginning reader Barack Obama: United States President.
Roberta Edwards lives in New York, New York. Ken Call lives in Northbrook, Illinois.