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Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American attorney and author who served as the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She was the first African-American woman to serve in this position. She is married to the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, Obama is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School. In her early legal career, she worked at the law firm Sidley Austin where she met Barack Obama.
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Song of Solomon
Toni Morrison - 2004-06-08 (first published in 1977)
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Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. With this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bellow or Gabriel García Márquez. As she follows Milkman from ...
Michelle Obama
Happy Book Lovers Day, everyone! One of my personal favorites is Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. It's one I’ve often found myself turning back to over the years. I love hearing about what other people are reading. What’s a book you would always recommend? #NationalBookLoversDay      source
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The Word Collector
Peter H. Reynolds - 2018-01-30
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Some people collect stamps.Some people collect coins.Some people collect art.And Jerome?Jerome collected words . . . In this extraordinary new tale from Peter H. Reynolds, Jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him -- short and sweet words, two-syllable treats, and multisyllable words that sound like little songs. Words that connect, tr...
Michelle Obama
Barack and I had so much fun reading “The Word Collector” for a family read-a-long through the @chipublib. This book is one of my favorites—it reminds me of what it was like to get lost in the magic of words as a little kid. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.      source