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The Long Road to Change: An American Story of Civil Rights & Barack Obama's Journey to the White House
The Long Road to Change takes children from America's beginnings, the Civil War, the Civil Rights Movement, and ends with the inauguration of our first African American president. The book goes beyond race or politics, by showing children that they can accomplish any goal they set for themselves. The Long Road to Change leaves our kids with a call to action and a belief th ...more
Hardcover, 36 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Nrs Enterprises Publishing
(first published 2009)
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This is the story of the Civil Rights movement in the US told so that children in First and second grade can understand where we have been and where we need to go. It begins with the election of Obama and takes us back to the start of the US and Slavery. The pictures help with the story and go well with the text. The book is definitely a little biased in favor of Obama; but the idea is not politics but hope about racial equality. There are some parts that are a little long; but overall a great n ...more