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African American History: Barack Obama: The Making of an American President
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Title: Barack Obama
ISBN: 9781422913284
Call Number: DVD Biography
Notes: A film biography of Barack Obama, originally broadcast on the Biography Channel in 2005.

 
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Title: Obama: The Historic Journey
Author: Abramson, Jill
ISBN: 9780670012084
Call Number: J973.932 OB15AB

 
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Title: Michelle Obama: An American Story
Author: Colbert, David
ISBN: 0547247702
Call Number: j973.0496 OB152c
Notes: This look at Michelle Obama's life and the turning points that shaped her shows how a girl from a working class background could rise to become one of the most influential women of her day.

 
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Title: Barack Obama: the Politics of Hope
Author: Davis, William
Publisher: OTTN Pub.
ISBN: 9781595560247
Call Number: j973.0496 Ob15d
Notes: This biography aimed at middle schools readers and up, presents President Obama's heritage and background, his childhood, education, work as a community organizer in Chicago, family life, time in Washington, and decision to enter the 2008 presidential race.

 
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Title: Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope
Author: Grimes, Nikki
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781416971443
Call Number: jE 973.0496 Ob15g
Notes: An inspirational life story of the 44th President.

 
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Title: Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama
Author: Ifill, Gwen
ISBN: 9780385525015
Call Number: MCN 08882940
Notes: This book addresses the role that race played in the election of Barack Obama in 2008 and in the rise of African American politicans, such as Newark mayor Cory Booker and Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick.

 
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Title: A Black History of the White House
Author: Lusane, Clarence
ISBN: 0872865320
Call Number: 975.3 L975B
Notes: The untold history and politics of the White House from the perspective of Africian Americans.

 
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Title: Young Mr. Obama: Chicago and the Making of a Black President
Author: McClelland, Ted
ISBN: 9781608190607
Call Number: MCN 11323299
Notes: Readable account of the early political career of Barack Obama, including his years in the Illinois Senate.

 
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Title: Michelle: A Biography
Author: Mundy, Liza
ISBN: 9781416599432
Call Number: 973.0496 OB152M
Notes: Washington Post reporter Liza Mundy presents this comprehensive look at Michelle Obama from her childhood on Chicago's South Side and her education at Princeton and Harvard Law School to her life as the wife of Barack Obama.

 
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Title: Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
Author: Obama, Barack
Publisher: Crown Publishers
ISBN: 0307237699
Call Number: 973.0496 Ob15a
Notes: Following up on his memoir of his early years Dreams from My Father, Obama writes of his experiences as an Illinois state senator and then as a U.S. senator and the development of his political framework.