The President Looks Like Me & Other Poems

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Author(s):
Tony Medina
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Just Us Books
ISBN:
978-1933491943
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

The election of Barack Obama, the first African-American President of the United States, marked a pivotal point in the history of a nation. Millions of people around the world have been inspired by Mr. Obama's historic victory and his personal story of determination and success. This book celebrates the diversity that President Obama symbolizes through poems that are multicultural in scope and style.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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