Michelle Obama The Making of a First Lady by Dawne Allette
  

Michelle Obama The Making of a First Lady

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Michelle Obama The Making of a First Lady by Dawne Allette

I want you to know that we have very much in common. For nothing in my life would have predicted that I would be standing here as First Lady of the United States of America... When Michelle Obama spoke these words in a London school, the effect on the students was overwhelming. Her inspiring words, approachable nature and regal style make Michelle a much-loved public figure and a role model in her own right. A child of working class parents in Chicago, Michelle went on to become an Ivy League graduate, a lawyer, and an international icon as wife to President Barack Obama. Her life is a tale of extraordinary achievement in a changing society.

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About the Author

Author Dawne Allette, a native of Grenada, West Indies, has written a number of children's picture books that are noted for their inspiration, lyricism and humour. She is also the author of Barack Obama: The Making of a President. Dawne has lived in Britain and Iran and now resides in Baltimore, USA. She teaches creative writing and is a literacy programme facilitator for Baltimore Public Schools. She is also a journalist for the Baltimore Times newspaper.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
160 pages

Author

Dawne Allette
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Publisher

Tamarind Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

7th January 2010

ISBN

9781848530294


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