Publication Date: September 2010
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This is a journey that began in many places.
It began in Kansas, home of Baracks mother.
It began in Africa, home of Baracks father.
It began in Hawaii one moonlit night, the night that Barack was born.
Sometimes it was a lonely journey.
Sometimes it was an enchanted journey.
But throughout this most unusual ride, this boy often wondered:
Who am I?
Where do I belong?
Jonah Winter and AG Ford re-create the extraordinary story behind the rise of Americas first African-American president, Barack Obama, in this stunning picture book.
Jerdine Nolen is the author of many award-winning books for children, including "Eliza's Freedom Road", illustrated by Shadra Strickland; "Raising Dragons, " illustrated by Elise Primavera, which received the Christopher Award; and "Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm, " illustrated by Mark Buehner, which won the Kentucky Bluegrass Award. She and Kadir Nelson collaborated on "Thunder Rose", which "School Library Journal" called "a wonderful tale of joy and love"; and "Hewitt Anderson's Great Big Life", which received the Society of Illustrators' Gold Medal. Jerdine Nolen lives with her family in Ellicott City, Maryland.