Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters (Library Binding)

By Barack Hussein Obama, Loren Long (Illustrator)
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In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America's children.
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. It is about the potential within each of us to pursue our dreams and forge our own paths. It is a treasure to cherish with your family forever.

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Barack Obama was inaugurated as the forty-fourth president of the United States on January 20, 2009.

Jon Scieszka is the creator of Trucktown, including the "New York Times" bestselling "Smash, Crash!", and the author of "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!", the Time Warp Trio series, Caldecott Honor Book "The Stinky Cheese Man", and many other books that inspire kids to want to read. He has worked as an elementary school teacher and is the founder of GuysRead.com, a literacy initiative for boys.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375935275
ISBN-10: 0375935274
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: November 16th, 2010
Pages: 40
Language: English