Top 10 Children's Books for Black History Month

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Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope by Nikki Grimes

In short vignettes, a mother shares the story of Barack Obama, a man who brings hope and promise to young people today. This picture-book biography of the 44th President of the United States is a moving story about his childhood.

Classroom Resource: Study the life of Barack Obama with this Educator's Guide to Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope. Resources includes pre-reading questions, discussion topics, and cross-curricular projects to further young children's knowledge of this important political figure.

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