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Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers
Bestseller

Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers

Hardcover

$18.99
Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers

About the Book

This volume for young people is an honest and fascinating account of Michelle Obama’s life led by example. She shares her views on how all young people can help themselves as well as help others, no matter their status in life.

Product Details

On sale: March 2, 2021
Age: 10 and up
Grade: Grade 5 & Up
Page count: 432 Pages
ISBN: 9780593303740
Reading level: Lexile: 1080L | Fountas/Pinnell: Z

Author Bio

Michelle Robinson Obama served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School, Mrs. Obama started her career as an attorney at the Chicago law firm Sidley & Austin, where she met her future husband, Barack Obama. She later worked in the Chicago mayor’s office, at the University of Chicago, and at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Mrs. Obama also founded the Chicago chapter of Public Allies, an organization that prepares young people for careers in public service.
 
The Obamas currently live in Washington, D.C., and have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.

Praise

"This warm memoir will connect with young readers and inspire them to value their own stories.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review