Breathtaking, evocative illustrations by award-winning artist Loren Long at once capture the personalities and achievements of these great Americans and the innocence and promise of childhood. This beautiful book celebrates the characteristics that unite all Americans, from our nation’s founders to generations to come.
Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters - It is a treasure to cherish with your family forever. Former president barack obama delivers a tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, beautiful letter to his daughters in this picture book illustrated by the award-winning Loren Long Otis that's made to be treasured! In this tender, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation.
Michelle Obama: Speeches on Life, Love, and American ValuesPacific Publsihing Studio - Michelle obama has quickly become one of the most influential and respected women in America. In her own words, her upbringing, Michelle Obama talks about her beliefs, and her values. This book is a collection of her most personal and inspirational speeches, given over the course of a year and a half, on the Obama's historic journey to the White House.
Words That Changed A Nation: The Most Celebrated and Influential Speeches of Barack ObamaBeacon Hill - If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy--tonight is your answer. Barack obamawords that changed a nation is a concise collection of the eleven most significant speeches of barack obama--the words that defined his campaign, his father's day address, the loss of habeas corpus, the words that made history, the words that inspired a nation:"The Audacity of Hope" DNC Keynote"Take Back America"Announcement for Candidacy"Yes We Can" South Carolina Victory Speech"A More Perfect Union" famous speech on raceFinal Primary Night: Presumptive Nominee Speech"A World That Stands as One" famous speech in Berlin"The American Promise" DNC acceptance speechElection Night Victory SpeechThe Inaugural Address2009 Economic AddressAlso included is a brief selection of public declarations on the death of Rosa Parks, and his official 2002 Senate floor statement against the invasion of Iraq.
The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American DreamCrown - He examines the growing economic insecurity of American families, the racial and religious tensions within the body politic, and the transnational threats—from terrorism to pandemic—that gather beyond our shores. He also writes, seeking to balance the demands of public service and family life, about settling in as a senator, with surprising intimacy and self-deprecating humor, and his own deepening religious commitment.
At the heart of this book is Barack Obama’s vision of how we can move beyond our divisions to tackle concrete problems. Underlying his stories about family, friends, and members of the Senate is a vigorous search for connection: the foundation for a radically hopeful political consensus. A public servant and a lawyer, a christian and a skeptic, a professor and a father, and above all a student of history and human nature, Barack Obama has written a book of transforming power.
One phrase in particular anchored itself in listeners’ minds, we have always been guided by a dogged optimism in the future, a reminder that for all the discord and struggle to be found in our history as a nation, or what Obama called “the audacity of hope. The audacity of hope is barack obama’s call for a different brand of politics—a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the “endless clash of armies” we see in congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of “our improbable experiment in democracy.
The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream - He explores those forces—from the fear of losing to the perpetual need to raise money to the power of the media—that can stifle even the best-intentioned politician. And he grapples with the role that faith plays in a democracy—where it is vital and where it must never intrude. In july 2004, barack obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum.
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and InheritanceBroadway Books - Pictured in righthand photograph on cover: Stanley Dunham and Ann Dunham President Obama's maternal grandfather and his mother as a young girl. In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American.
This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey—first to a small town in Kansas, and then to Kenya, confronts the bitter truth of his father’s life, where he meets the African side of his family, from which he retraces the migration of his mother’s family to Hawaii, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance.
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance - It begins in new york, where barack obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been killed in a car accident. President obama's paternal grandmother and his father as a young boy. Pictured in lefthand photograph on cover: Habiba Akumu Hussein and Barack Obama, Sr.
President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address to the Nation January 10, 2017Progressive Management - President barack obama delivered his farewell address to the nation in Chicago on January 10, 2017. This reproduction includes the full remarks of that address, along with other related addresses in the last month of Obama's presidential term.
Obama's Legacy - Yes We Can, Yes We Did: Main Accomplishments & Projects, All Executive Orders, International Treaties, Inaugural Speeches and Farwell ... of the 44th President of the United StatesMadison & Adams Press - The edition honors his achievements, the determined efforts despite the resistance and his long lasting influence: table of contents: inaugural speechesfirst inaugural address 2009second inaugural address 2013main accomplishmentshealth careclimate and energyamerican leadershipeconomic progressequality & social progressexecutive OrdersPresidential Records Review and Disposition of Individuals Detained at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base and Closure of Detention Facilities Review of Detention Policy Options Ensuring Enforcement and Implementation of Abortion Restrictions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care ActStrengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons in Federal ContractsFair Pay and Safe WorkplacesPlanning for Federal Sustainability in the Next DecadeImplementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States for 2015-2020Delegation of Certain Authorities and Assignment of Certain Functions Under the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015Amendment to Executive Order 13673Developing an Integrated Global Engagement Center To Support Government-wide Counterterrorism Communications Activities Directed Abroad and Revoking Executive Order 13584International Agreements & TreatiesNew STARTParis AgreementFarwell Address.
During his years in office, from 2009 to 2017, Barack Obama signed more landmark legislation than any Democratic president since Lyndon Baines Johnson. This collection presents the legacy of Barack Obama through his presidential work and the legislation of his administration.
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the WorldPhilomel Books - And maybe some of the grown-ups, too. Bustle “a message we all need to hear. Scary mommy “this will be a great read for kids especially young girls. Romper “we cannot wait for the launch of smart girl Chelsea Clinton’s new book to help remind kids everywhere that the fearlessness that characterizes the thirteen women in the book is what has emboldened us to constantly strive for progress and justice.
Amy poehler’s Smart Girls. Throughout american history, there have always been women who have spoken out for what's right, even when they have to fight to be heard. Persistence is power. She persisted is for everyone who has ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who has ever tried to reach for the stars but was told to sit down, and for everyone who has ever been made to feel unworthy or unimportant or small.
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World - . In this book, sometimes by staying seated, sometimes through speaking out, Chelsea Clinton celebrates thirteen American women who helped shape our country through their tenacity, sometimes by captivating an audience. This book features: harriet tubman, maria tallchief, claudette colvin, margaret Chase Smith, Ruby Bridges, Nellie Bly, Sally Ride, Clara Lemlich, Florence Griffith Joyner, Virginia Apgar, Helen Keller, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor—and one special cameo.
Praise for she persisted:★ “a lovely, moving work of children’s literature and a polished introduction to a diverse and accomplished group of women. Publishers Weekly, starred review“Exemplary.
TIME Barack Obama: Eight YearsTime - And in this definitive, one-of-kind Special Edition, TIME's experts assess the impact his administration had on the U. S. Economy, foreign policy, health care and so much more. Along with spectacular and often moving images, TIME's unmatched writers and reporters give this presidency a clear-eyed context through issues of race, inclusion and military approach.
In his historic presidency, Barack Obama led the United States through eight tumultuous and remarkably active years.
BecomingCrown - Warm, and revelatory, wise, becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same. As first lady of the united states of america—the first african American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.
S. An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former first lady of the united states #1 new york times bestseller • oprah’s book CLUB PICK • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era.
In her memoir, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address.
Becoming - And around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, crushed carpool Karaoke, she showed us a few dance moves, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.
With unerring honesty and lively wit, both public and private, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms.
We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack ObamaBloomsbury USA - Dionne and msnbC host Joy-Ann Reid. It is a political partisan's dream to see them Obama's words so finely gathered here. Washington postwe are the change we seek is a collection of barack Obama's 27 greatest addresses: beginning with his 2002 speech opposing the Iraq War and closing with his emotional farewell address in Chicago in January 2017.
Obama's eloquence, both written and spoken, propelled him to national prominence and ultimately made it possible for the son of a Kenyan man and a white woman from Kansas to become the first black president of the United States. These speeches span obama's career--from his time in state government through to the end of his tenure as president--and the issues most important to our time: war, inequality, race relations, gun violence and human rights.
We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama - A collection of barack obama's greatest speeches, now including his farewell address, selected and introduced by columnist E. J. Dionne Jr. Columnist and author of why the right went Wrong, and Joy Reid, the host of AM Joy on MSNBC and author of Fracture. Whether acting as commander in chief or Consoler in Chief, Obama adopted a unique rhetorical style that could simultaneously speak to the national mood and change the course of public events.
As president, and often the world, Obama's words had the power to move the country, as few presidents before him. The book opens with an essay placing Obama's oratorical contributions within the flow of American history by E.