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A President from Hawai'i

Carolan, Joanna Carolan

Verlag: Banana Patch Press, 2009
ISBN 10: 0980006309 / ISBN 13: 9780980006308
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Titel: A President from Hawai'i

Verlag: Banana Patch Press

Erscheinungsdatum: 2009

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Inhaltsangabe: A President from Hawaii explores the unique history and cultural traditions of Hawaii. Discover our 50th State, the Aloha State, birthplace of President Obama.

In addition to the well-known concept of aloha, the book introduces the Hawaiian concepts of kokua (to help), lokahi (unity) and ohana (family), among others. The book includes quotes from speeches by Barack Obama which reflect these concepts along with photographs from his childhood. This book is for children ages 8 and up, although adults will find it informative as well.

The book comes with an audio CD narrated by preeminent Hawaiian recording artist, Amy Hanaiali i, a three-time GRAMMY® nominee, and winner of 12 Na Hoku Hanohano awards. Amy is accompanied by Keli i Kaneali i, a six-time Na Hoku Hanohano award winner, on Hawaiian slack-key guitar. The CD also includes Amy s new single These Islands, and a traditional Hawaiian oli (chant) performed by a Merrie Monarch Miss Aloha Hula recipient, Healani Youn. The CD brings the book alive, and gives a true Hawaiian flavor to the reading experience.

Über den Autor: Dr. Carolan was born in Melbourne, Australia. He moved to Hawaii in 1977. He has been a pediatrician in private practice on the island of Kauai since 1979.

Dr. Carolan has written six other highly acclaimed children s books, all of which have Hawaiian themes. Ten Days in Hawaii, A Counting Book was their first book, and was awarded a Ka Palapala Po okela Honorable Mention in 2002. Goodnight Hawaiian Moon, also narrated by Amy Hanaiali i, won a silver medal in the 2007 Independent Publisher s Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, and was a finalist for a 2008 Audies® Award, given by the Audio Publishers Association. Where Are My Slippers, A Book of Colors, audio CD by Keli'i Kaneali'i, won an IPPY Finalist Award in 2005. Old Makana Had a Taro Farm, audio CD by Willie K and Eric Gilliom, won a bronze 2008 Moonbeam Children s Book Award. Leilani Rivera Bond narrates B is for Beach, An Alphabet Book. Napua Grieg narrates their parts of the body book, entitled This is My Piko.

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