An American Story: An American Story
Grosset & Dunlap, Paperback, 9780448447995, 48pp.
Publication Date: August 16, 2007
Of mixed race and cultures, Barack Obama struggled for years with his identity and place in society. Having found his niche in public service, he has made history as the fifth African American U.S. senator ever to be elected. Now "the skinny kid" continues his political journey and strives to become the nation's first black president. From Hawaii to Chicago to Washington, D.C., Senator Obama's life has been interesting and inspiring.