Obama: the historic election of America's 44th president
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Obama: the historic election of America's 44th president

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In graphic novel format, follows President Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential election campaign. (Description provided by publisher).
Library Binding, 32 pages
Published 2012 by Capstone Press (first published August 1st 2011)
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Barbara
The use of a graphic novel format to depict the 2008 presidential campaign and the events preceding it is very effective, and allows readers to obtain information about the election and its significance quickly. The title describes the rapid rise to fame of Barack Obama who was running for the U. S. Senate in 2004 when he delivered the keynote address at the Democratic Convention. Something about the way he spoke electrified listeners, and a political star was born. The book is divided into thre...more
Hilary
Biskup recounts Barack Obama’s meteoric rise in politics from senator to president, in a graphic comic format that is sure to appeal to high-low and mainstream readers. Biographical information accompanied by several colorful photographs, follows the graphic comic section, along with a brief glossary, sources for more information, and a short index.

In 2004, Barack Obama was a barely-known senator from Illinois. Five years later, he became the 44th president of the United States. He is the first...more
Jenny Wright
Excellent, in-depth book about Obama's road to the White House. Includes other key people in the presidential races of 2004 and 2008 that were part of his story including John Kerry, John McCain, and Sarah Palin.
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Agnieszka Biskup is a freelance science writer and editor. She is a former editor for the science section of the Boston Globe as well as the children’s science magazine Muse.
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