Barack H. Obama was born August 4, 1961 in Hawaii.
He was elected to his presidency in November 2008 and began serving as President on January 20th, 2009.
He is married to Michelle (Robinson) Obama and they have two children.
Interested in learning more? Check out these links:
The White House - http://www.whitehouse.gov/
The White House Blog - http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog
President Obama's Official Page - http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/president-obama
First Lady, Michelle Obama's Official Page - http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/first-lady-michelle-obama
And as always, be sure to check out the following books
available at your local Little Dixie Regional Library!
"Life Books Present:
The American Journey of Barack Obama" (2008)
"Dark Days, Bright Nights:
From Black Power to Barack Obama"
by Peniel E. Joseph (2010)
Reimagining the Black power movement -- Malcolm X, Harlem, and American democracy -- Stokely Carmichael and America in the 1960s -- "A place where all things are possible" : Barack Obama and dreams of democracy.
Son of Promise, Child of Hope"
by Nikki Grimes (2008)