Our Enduring Spirit: President Barack Obama's First Words to America (2020)

Our Enduring Spirit President Barack Obama s First Words to America A book for the ages this is a stunningly illustrated picture book edition of President Barack Obama s historic inagural address Artist Greg Ruth interprets Obama s address and places it in historical
  • Title: Our Enduring Spirit: President Barack Obama's First Words to America
  • Author: Barack Obama Greg Ruth
  • ISBN: 9780061834554
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Our Enduring Spirit: President Barack Obama's First Words to America
    A book for the ages, this is a stunningly illustrated picture book edition of President Barack Obama s historic inagural address Artist Greg Ruth interprets Obama s address and places it in historical context for children The book includes the entire text of this historic address in the backmatter, as well as a short biography of President Obama.All ages
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    1. I read this speech, President Barack Obama s inaugural address in 2009, in 2017, in a different political climate, as I needed to remember the better days, the better times, the hope, the dream, and also to remember when we had a President who could speak a coherant sentence I miss you President Obama.

    2. Quotes from the bookAmerica has carried on not simply because of the skill or vision of those in high office, but because we the people have remained faithful to the ideals of our forebears, and true to our founding documents.On this day, we gather because we have chosen hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord.We remain a young nation, but in the words of scripture, the time has come to set aside childish things The time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit to choose our b [...]

    3. This review was originally written for The Baby Bookworm Visit us for new picture books reviews daily Happy President s Day In honor of the occasion, our book today is Our Enduring Spirit President Barack Obama s First Words To America, excerpted from the 2009 Inauguration Day speech by former President Barack Obama and illustrated by Greg Ruth.Beginning with the timeless presidential opening of My fellow Americans, the words of Obama s first address to the people of the United States as their p [...]

    4. The book titled Our Enduring Spirit President Barack Obama s First Words to America was amazingly illustrated by Greg Ruth This historic nonfiction book was presented to specificly highlight the night of the forty fourth president historic inagural speech The words that the president spoke was inspirational and honest He was mindful of the past while looking ahead to the future, President Obama s address conveyed a singular vision for a country united Brought to life in stunning paintings by acc [...]

    5. This book is a published, illustrated version of Barack Obama s inaugural speech His message is incredibly uplifting, and a great reminder to readers about what it means to be American It helps in uniting the country by highlighting similar national beliefs that make us the country we are today I think this illustrated version is great for children in that they receive a contemporary view of our country, as told by our president in chief Further, the President touches on issues of equality and d [...]

    6. I love presidential inaugural addresses They are full of hope and pride and passion The inspire positive patriotism and camaraderie The reveal our national ideals and aspirations and, hopefully, make us want to be better citizens That holds true for this speech from Obama when he first took office The words brought tears to my eyes when I first heard them spoken, and again as I read them beside the beautiful paintings in this volume I love the black and white figures in front of the colorful bac [...]

    7. Sheer ImpactI have read many inaugural addresses, yet this one really resonates with the theme of hope and change President Obama s demeanor embodied everything a US President should be Here we are 8 years from when this address was made and we still have quite a bit of work to do in this country This address is just what the country needed to hear, yet was not fully willing to accept at that time It was great watching this address 8 years ago, but reading this delivers impact on a whole new lev [...]

    8. These words are uplifting and filled with hope President Obama s First Words to America brought new hope to a generation of people who were left wondering for quite some time I continue to believe that given the opportunity, he can turn something around in this nation.

    9. Interesting note as to how the book came about Illustrations are sketch like but very appealing They nicely accompany words and phrases from President Obama s first inaugural speech The entire speech is included in the back matter.

    10. An illustrated edition of President Barack Obama s inaugural address includes the address in its entiretyTE I wish that the illustrator would have focused on a multicultural view.j352.238 oba

    11. A timely book to remind American voters that they share a common spirit to protect freedom, liberty, and pursue happiness for all people, regardless of their diversity.

    12. Great drawings accompany an abridged version of Obama s inaugural address It s possible that I underrated this, mostly because Kadir has already been there and done that.

    13. I just loved Obama s speech and it held Lincoln s speeches as well as the Gettysberg address and some essy from Walden Very appropriate

    14. What an inspiring book to read The book captures the words of President Obama with striking illustrations

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