Barack obama captured America's attention when he delivered his renowned keynote address to the 2004 Democratic National Convention. By encouraging his followers to believe in America's great promise, Obama has become a symbol of hope, change, and unity. From veteran Chicago Tribune journalist David Mendell comes a rich portrait of Barack Obama, chronicling his life up until his decision to run for president.
See history in the making! This book includes an afterword about Obama's presidential campaign through the Ohio primary and a photo insert! It is adapted from Obama: From Promise to Power, winner of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work.