Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers
*A younger reader's edition of the number-one bestselling memoir by former first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. With a new introduction from Mrs Obama herself*
What's important is our story, our whole story, including those moments when we feel a little vulnerable . . .
Michelle Robinson started life sharing a bedroom with her older brother Craig, in their family's upstairs apartment in her great-aunt's house. Her parents, Fraser and Marian, poured their love and energy into their children. She would go on to become Michelle Obama, the inspirational First Lady of the United States of America.
Now adapted for younger readers, with new photographs and a new introduction from Michelle Obama herself, this memoir tells a very personal, and completely inspiring, story of how, through hard work and determination, the girl from the South Side of Chicago built an extraordinary life.
A tale of ups and downs, triumphs and failures, this is an incredibly honest account. It will take you from the early years - first kiss, first school, first love - to the wonders of the White House, and the moment Mrs Obama shook hands with the Queen of England.
A book to read, share, and talk about with the adults in your life, this is a call to action and compassion, and hope for change in uncertain times, and in a scary world.
You'll be inspired to help others, and understand that no one is perfect. Just like Michelle Obama, you too are finding out exactly who you want to be (and, actually, so are the adults in your life).
Above all, it is a book to make you think: who are you, and what do you want to become?
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Bivša prva dama Sjedinjenih Američkih Država, Michelle Obama, jedna je od najutjecajnijih žena. Kao prva dama – prva Afroamerikanka u toj ulozi – pomogla je u stvaranju najsrdačnije i najotvorenije Bijele kuće u povijesti, a pritom se etablirala kao moćna zagovornica žena i djevojaka u Sjedinjenim Državama, ali i cijelom svijetu. Svojim je projektima i djelovanjem dramatično zaokrenula način života u obiteljima i školama prema zdravijem i aktivnijem življenju, stojeći pritom uza svojega supruga dok je vodio Ameriku kroz neke od njezinih najtežih trenutaka.Više informacija