Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Of Thee I Sing (Barack Obama)

Of Thee I Sing
Barack Obama, illustrations by Loren Long
Alfred A. Knopf
History/Picture Book
****+ (Good/Great)

DESCRIPTION: President Barack Obama writes an open letter of love and hope to his children.

REVIEW: It was another slow work day, and this was on top of the bin. (Well, this and a James Patterson novel.) An inspiring read, it offers thirteen reasons why America is a land of hope and opportunity, embodied in thirteen visionaries from our nation's history - not all of them obvious choices. Men and women, blacks and whites, immigrants and natives, all have something to contribute. If only grown-ups were so easy to convince...

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