Young Michelle Obama grew up on the South Side of Chicago in a close-knit family. She loved school, achieving A’s, and worked hard to blaze trails at the universities of Princeton and Harvard. Then, at the beginning of her legal career, she met Barack Obama. As he entered politics, they had to make many difficult decisions for their family, and when he became President, Michelle had to take on a whole new role. As First Lady, she used her platform to advocate for women and girls; today, she continues to inspire many with her powerful voice, and best-selling books!
In this empowering book from the Little People, BIG DREAMS series kids will learn all about Obama's life, influence, and ongoing work advocating for girls and women around the world. With quirky, stylish illustrations and back matter that includes extra facts, a biographical timeline, an historical photos, this is the perfect introduction to a pioneering lawyer, activist, and political figure.