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Author Zumbusch, Amelie Von.

Title Barack Obama's family tree : roots of achievement / Amelie Von Zumbusch.

Imprint New York : PowerKids Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  973.932 ZUMBUSCH    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 24 p. : ill. (some col.), geneal. table ; 22 cm
Series Making history : the Obamas
Making history, the Obamas
Note Includes glossary.
Includes index.
Contents A strong family - Barack Obama's family tree - Born in beautiful Hawaii - A lively grandfather - A practical grandmother - Smart with a kind heart - Roots in Kenya - The father of eight children - Visiting Kenya - The Obamas' future.
Indexed In: Booklist, June 2010
Library Media Connection, November 2010
School Library Journal, April 2010
Summary This book takes a look at the fascinating and diverse family history of Barack Obama. Readers will learn about his Kansas-born mother and his father who was from Kenya. They ll learn about the influence that his parents had on his life, as well as the influence of his paternal and maternal grandparents. Students will come away with the understanding that challenges, separation, and loss can be translated into success and achievement, all depending upon how an individual chooses to approach adversity.
Audience 3456 Childrens Plus, Inc.
640 Lexile.
M Fountas and Pinnell.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR LG RL 4.2 0.5 136134 PCMS.
Subject Obama, Barack -- Family.
Presidents -- Family. -- United States.
Presidents -- United States.
ISBN 0329753622
9781435898721 (pbk.)
9781435898738 (6pack)

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